Men’s Golf Takes Sixth at MIAA Jamboree But Remains in Second Place in Overall Standings
Thursday, October 08, 2009
MARSHALL, MI - The Calvin menís golf team placed sixth at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Albion on Thursday at the Medalist Golf Club but the Knights remain in second place in the overall standings with just one league outing left to play.
Calvin recorded a team score of 324 strokes on Thursday, two strokes behind Trine University. With one MIAA Jamboree left to play, Trine trails Calvin by 12 strokes in the overall standings. Albion is in fourth place, 18 strokes behind Calvin while Adrian is in fifth place, 20 strokes behind the Knights.
Hope recorded a team score of 309 on Thursday and now holds a 29 stroke lead over Calvin heading into the final round of play, scheduled for next Monday at the Wuskowhan Players Club with Hope serving as host.
Albion took first place at Thursday’s Jamboree with a score of 300.
Calvinís top individual on Thursday was senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 77 that was good for ninth place. Freshman Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) was close behind with a 79 while junior Eric Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had an 81. Rounding out Calvinís finishers were junior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with an 87 and freshman Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with an 88.
Zach Benedict of Albion and Mark McLaughlin of Albion shared medalist honors with rounds of 73.
In the individual overall standings, Calvin’s Jon Kuiper is second place with an average of 74.1 strokes-per-round, trailing Hope’s Charlie Olson who has an average of 73.8. Hendriksma is currently tied for eighth (76.0) while Sarkipato is currently in 10th (76.4).
MIAA JAMBOREE TEAM SCORES FOR 10-8-09 (at Medalist Golf Club - Marshall, MI)
OVERALL TEAM STANDINGS THROUGH 10-8-09