Men’s Golf Moves Into Share of First Place in MIAA Overall Team Standings
Monday, September 23, 2013
KALAMAZOO - With three league competitions left in the MIAA men’s fall golf season, Calvin has moved into a tie for first place in the overall standings.
Calvin made up five strokes on league-leading Hope Monday afternoon at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Kalamazoo at the Kalamazoo Country Club. Calvin finished second at the MIAA Jamboree with a team score of 307 strokes, six strokes behind first place Trine and five strokes ahead of Hope which took fourth at Monday’s tournament.
Calvin and Hope now share first place with overall team totals of 1,538 strokes. Adrian sits 10 strokes back of the Knights and Flying Dutchmen in the overall standings while Trine is in fourth, 13 strokes out of first place.
Trine will host the next MIAA Jamboree which is scheduled to take place on Saturday at Trine’s Zollner Golf Club at 1 p.m. Hope will host the second-to-last MIAA Jamboree on October 3 with Calvin scheduled to host the final MIAA Jamboree on October 7.
In Monday’s competition, Calvin had three golfers fire sub-80 round led by junior James Van Noord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) who carded a score of 73 that was good for third place individually. Van Noord remains in first place in the overall MIAA individual standings.
Calvin’s next best score came from senior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) with a 74 while senior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 77. Rounding out Calvin’s finishers were freshman Brad Smith (Brunswick, ME/Brunswick HS) with an 83 and sophomore Justin Crow (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with an 87.
Nolan Eli of Trine and Will Reichle of Kalamazoo shared medalist honors on Monday with rounds of 72.
MIAA JAMBOREE #5 TEAM SCORES
MIAA OVERALL TEAM STANDINGS THROUGH 9-23-13