Men’s Golf Fourth at MIAA Jamboree #7 - Slips Back Into Second in Overall Standings
Thursday, October 03, 2013
WEST OLIVE - Calvin’s hopes for a repeat MIAA championship took a significant hit on Thursday afternoon at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Hope College at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club. Calvin entered the day with a six stroke lead for first place in the overall MIAA standings. At the end of the day however, the Knights trailed rival Hope by 20 strokes heading into the eighth and final MIAA Jamboree, scheduled for next Monday at the Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids.
Hope used a dominating performance on Thursday to vault into a commanding lead for first place in the overall standings, recording a team score of 290 with Trine second at 305, Alma third at 314 and Calvin fourth at 316.
The Knights slip back into second place and now hold just a two-stroke advantage over third place Trine.
Calvin was led by senior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapdis/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who had a 75 while sophomore Justin Crow (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 78. Senior James Van Noord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) had an 80, senior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) and 83 and freshman Brad Smith (Brunswick, ME/Brunswick HS) an 86.
Hope had four golfers shoot 75 or below led by co-medalists Collin Breit and and Ben Lewis with rounds of 81.
Monday’s eighth and final MIAA Jamboree of the year will be hosted by Calvin and will begin at 1 p.m.
MIAA JAMBOREE #8 TEAM SCORES
MIAA OVERALL MEN’S GOLF STANDINGS THROUGH 10-3-13 PLAY