Hutchinson, Kan. – The Ranger golf team had their best outing of the fall season so far with a 2nd place finish at their final tournament of the fall season this week at the Warrior Invitational hosted by Sterling College (Kan.) at Carey Park Golf Course.
Jay Lee tied the best finish in his Ranger career placing 3rd.
The Rangers played very well on day one opening with a team score of 295 putting them one stroke ahead of host Sterling after the first 18.
The Rangers fell off a bit on day two firing a 301. Northwestern finished with a two-day total of 596 finishing 5 shots behind tournament champion Sterling.
Lee led Northwestern in scoring with a 75-71-146. Kyle Ward shot a 74-75-149 placing him in 7th. Ben Eastes carded a 71-81-152, which put him in him in a tie for 14th, while Cowan shot a 75-82-157, which put him in a tie for 23rd. Wayne Heffington had a big turnaround to his round on day two going 88-73 placing him in 31st.
Drew Holden and M.T. Morrow played as individuals for Northwestern. Morrow shot 84-76-160 in a three-way tie for 28th. Holden shot 87-87-174.
Northwestern has completed all their tournaments for the fall. Spring tournaments will be announced at a later date.
Thu, October 13, 2011
by Dustin Goodno