Men’s Golf Takes Over First Place in MIAA Overall Standings With MIAA Jamboree Effort
Saturday, September 28, 2013
(Photo courtesy of Trine Sports Information)
With two MIAA Jamborees left to play, the Calvin men’s golf team is in sole possession of first place in the overall MIAA standings. The Knights moved six strokes ahead of Hope in the overall standings by tying for first place at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Trine University on Saturday.
Calvin tied hosted Trine for first place with a team score of 288 with Hope six strokes back in third at 294. Calvin and Hope entered the day tied for the lead in the MIAA overall standings.
Calvin had three players finish in the top four individually on Saturday led by freshman Brad Smith (Brunswick, ME/Brunswick HS) who carded a career-best score of 70 that was good for a tie for second place individually.
Senior James Van Noord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) and senior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) then tied for fourth individually with rounds of 71.
Senior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and sophomore Justin Crow (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) were also solid with Hoogstrate firing a round of 76 and Crow a round of 78.
Winston Munch of Hope was the medalist on Saturday with a round of 68.
Van Noord continues to lead the MIAA overall standings.
The final two MIAA Jamborees will be hosted by Hope (Oct. 3) and Calvin (Oct. 7).
MIAA JAMBOREE #6 - AT TRINE UNIVERSITY (ZOLLNER GOLF CLUB)