Men’s Golf Wins Wartburg Invitational

Posted on April 13th, 2008 by

Jordan Hawkinson

Jordan Hawkinson


Ricky Copeland

Ricky Copeland


Mark Stuckey

Mark Stuckey

After completing 27 holes of golf on Sunday, the Gustavus men’s golf team won the 18-team Wartburg Invitational with a two-day score of 306-300–606 in Waverly, Iowa at Centennial Oaks Golf Course. The Gusties edged Maryville (MO) by three strokes as the Saints shot a two-day total of 306–303–609. Jordan Hawkinson (Sr., Lindstrom, Minn.) paced Gustavus with a score of 74-74–148, as he finished second individually. Nick Profancik of Maryville earned medalist honors with a two-day total of 72-67–139.

In addition to Hawkinson’s second-place finish, two other Gustie golfers placed in the top five. Ricky Copeland (So., Mathomedi, Minn.) and Mark Stuckey (Sr., St. Peter, Minn.) tied for fourth-place as Copeland shot 75-77–152 and Stuckey posted a score of 80-72–152. Kyle Rohlfs (Sr., Fergus Falls, Minn.) and Eric Harris (Sr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) rounded out the scorers for Gustavus. Rohlfs shot a two-day total of 77-79–156, while Harris finished both days with a score of 84-77–161.

Gustavus, which is ranked third in the most recent Golf World/Nike Golf Division III Coaches’ poll, will host the Bobby Krig Invitational at the LeSueur Country Club on April 21-22.

 

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