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Men’s Golf Third at MIAA Tournament - Moves Into Fourth Place in Overall MIAA Standings

Monday, September 27, 2010

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WEST OLIVE - With the season winding down, the Calvin men’s golf team has moved into fourth place in the MIAA standings. The Knights took third at an MIAA tournament hosted by Hope on Monday afternoon at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club with a team score of 300 strokes. The score allowed Calvin to move past Olivet and into fourth place in the league standings. The Knights are three strokes behind third place Adrian in the overall standings, eight strokes behind second place Hope and 21 strokes behind league-leading Trine.

Host Hope took first place at Monday’s tournament with a team score of 297 strokes, finishing one stroke ahead of Trine which holds a 13-stroke lead over Hope heading into the final two rounds of play.

Calvin was led on Monday by senior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who tied for fourth place individually with a round of 73. Hendriksma is currently in fifth place in the MIAA individual standings with a season average of 74.3 strokes per round.

Senior Eric Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) also had a stellar afternoon, tying for sixth place individually with a round of 74. Freshman David Veen (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) was close behind with a 75. Rounding out Calvin’s finishers on Monday were sophomore Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 78 and sophomore Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) with a 80.

Chris Ansel of Hope was Monday’s tournament medalist with a 69. Ansel also leads the MIAA season individual standings at 71.7 strokes-per-round.

Calvin will host the next MIAA tournament. The tournament will be held at the Watermark Country Club next Monday (October 2) at 1 p.m.

MIAA TOURNAMENT #6 (at WUSKOWHAN PLAYER’S CLUB) - HOPE COLLEGE HOST

Hope 297
Trine 298
Calvin 300
Trine 303
Albion 318
Olivet 323
Kalamazoo 328
Alma 336

MIAA MEN’S GOLF STANDINGS THROUGH 9-27-10

Trine 1788
Hope 1801
Adrian 1806
Calvin 1809
Olivet 1829
Albion 1844
Alma 1898
Kalamazoo 1943

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