NORTHWESTERN GOLF TAKES SECOND AT OTTAWA INVITE

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NORTHWESTERN GOLF TAKES SECOND AT OTTAWA INVITE

NORTHWESTERN GOLF TAKES SECOND AT OTTAWA INVITELAWRENCE, Kan. – The Ranger golf team lost a five stroke lead in the final day of action at the Ottawa Invite at Eagle Bend Golf Course in Lawrence, Kan. to finish in second place. Northwestern was overtaken by host school Ottawa University, as OWU shot 10 strokes better on Thursday to win the tournament.

Chad Piper finished in second place, two back from the lead, shooting a 77-77—154. Chadd Kunkel was right behind with a 75-80—155 for third place. Tying for ninth place was Jay Lee and Tyler Mays, who both carded a 163. Bryant Briggs and Kefner Fisher both shot 169’s.

The Rangers will travel to the Highlands Golf Club in Hutchinson, Kan. for the Sterling College Invitational on April 5-6.

Ottawa University Invite Results

NORTHWESTERN MEN’S INDIVIDUAL SCORES (20 golfers)

Finish   Player                          Rd. 1    Rd. 2    Total

2          Chad Piper                     77         77         154

3          Chadd Kunkel                75         80         155

T9         Jay Lee                         82         81         163

T9         Tyler Mays                     81         82         163

T15       Bryant Briggs                 88         81         169

T15       Kefner Fisher                 83         86         169

MEN’S TEAM SCORES

Finish   Team                            Rd. 1    Rd. 2    Total    +/- Par

1          Ottawa Univ. (Kan.)        320       309     629       +53

2          Northwestern Okla. St.    315      319      634      +58

3          Central Christian              321       327      648       +72

4          Ottawa Univ. – B            332       348      680       +104

DNF      Kansas Wesleyan          341       DNF