Men’s Golf In Fifth Place At MIAC Championships After Day Two

Posted on October 2nd, 2011 by

Coby Rowley leads the Gusties in sxith place after day two.

The Gustavus men’s golf team slipped one spot to fifth after the second day of competition at the 2011 MIAC Championships being held in Coon Rapids, Minn. on Oct. 1-3.  The Gusties shot a 303 on the day, bringing their two-day total to 611 (+35).

Coby Rowley was the top Gustavus shooter of the afternoon, firing a 73 on the day and finishing in a tie for sixth place with a two-day total 150 (+6).

Andrew Oakes is also in the top-10, joining sixth other golfers in a tie for eighth place with a 151 (+7).  Oakes shot a 74 on day two.

“Nice to see Coby and Andrew play well today, I think we will come out firing at all pins tomorrow,” said Head Coach Scott Moe.  “We need to make a big move and we’re not going to leave anything in the bag.  It will be a lot of fun.”

St. Thomas is the current leader with a two-day 595 (+19) after shooing a team-low 293 on the second day. St. Olaf dropped one spot to second with a 301-300-601 (+25), while Saint John’s moved in to third after turning in a 295 on the day for a 603 (+27).

Rounding out the Gustavus roster was Alex Kolquist in 20th at 76-78-154 (+10), Trevor Gervais in 24th at 78-78-156 (+12), and Tyler McMorrow in a 27th with a 79-78-157 (+13).

Brian Parkhurst of St. Thomas and Justin Volling of St. Olaf are currently in the lead after the second day, finishing at +3 with a two-day total of 147.  Alex Kapraun of St. Thomas is in third at 148 (+4) after recording a 73 on day two.

The third and final day of the MIAC Championships will begin at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.  The team and individual pairings are based on the results after 36 holes. Following Monday’s round, there will be a short awards ceremony to recognize both team champions, the individual medalists, and the All-MIAC (Top 10) selections for each gender. The men’s and women’s team champions will receive the MIAC’s automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Division III Golf Championships.

Day Two Results


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