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Men’s Golf Takes Fourth at MIAA Jamboree - Remains in Overall MIAA Lead

Thursday, September 27, 2012

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ANGOLA, IN - The Calvin men’s golf remains in sole possession of first place in the overall season MIAA standings but the race has tightened up. Calvin entered Thursday’s MIAA Jamboree at Trine University’s Zollner Golf Club with a 22-stroke lead but host Trine narrowed the gap with a first place total of 288 strokes. Calvin was fourth with 297 strokes while Hope took second (291) and Adrian third (294).

Calvin leads the overall MIAA standings by 13 strokes with three league tournaments left to play. Alma will host an MIAA Jamboree on Saturday at the Pine River Country Club. Calvin will host an MIAA Jamboree at the Watermark Country Club next Monday and Albion will host an MIAA Jamboree on October 9 at the Medalist Golf Club.

Calvin’s top golfer on Thursday was junior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 72 that was good for a seventh place tie individually. Senior Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 74 while senior Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) had a 75. Junior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) and sophomore James VanNoord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) both had rounds of 76.

Nolan Eli of Trine was the medalist on Thursday with a round of 69.

Saturday’s MIAA Jamboree at Alma will begin at noon and is scheduled to be held at the Pine River Country Club.

MIAA JAMBOREE #5 (at Trine University) - 9-27-12

Trine 288
Hope 291
Adrian 294
Calvin 297
Alma 302
Albion 305
Olivet 305
Kalamazoo 311


Calvin 1,510
Trine 1,523
Calvin 1,533
Adrian 1,542
Alma 1,557
Albion 1,563
Olivet 1,575
Kalamazoo 1,616

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