Golf Bobcats open season 12th in Glade Springs Intercollegiate Championships at Daniels


DANIELS – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat golf team finished in a tie for 12th out of 18 teams in the three-round Glade Springs Intercollegiate Championship hosted by the University of Charleston.

The Bobcats ended in a tie with Virginia Union with a score of 937.

Wesleyan improved with each round.

They shot a 316 in the first round and lowered that to a 312 in round two and a 309 in round three.

It was their opening match of the season.

Gannon won the team title with a score of 902 while Charleston was second with a 905.

Millersville was third with a 909, West Chester took fourth with a 913 and Davis & Elkins claimed fifth with a 914.

Ryan Peters of Mercyhurst and Matt Spak of Millersville shared low medalist honors with a 218 while Ryan Smith of California (Pa.) took third with a 219.

Zach Chapman was the top Bobcat golfer finishing 29th with a three-day round of 231 (77-81-73) while Dan Morgret was right behind placing 32nd with a 232 (82-74-76).

Wesleyan’s Carson Fox checked in at 52nd with a 237 (79-80-78), Nicholas Casingal finished 63rd with a 241 (78-81-82) and Austin Skinner placed 82nd with a 252 (87-77-78).

Wesleyan will return to the links Monday at the two-day Wally Edgell Invitational at Canaan Valley.

The results:

TEAM STANDINGS

1. Gannon 902; 2. Charleston 905; 3. Millersville 909; 4. West Chester 913; 5. Davis & Elkins 914; 6. Fairmont State 921; 7. Concord 922; 8. California (Pa.) 925; 9. Mercyhurst 926; 10. Concordia 929; 11. West Liberty 935; 12 (tie) West Virginia Wesleyan and Virginia Union 937; 14. Glenville State 940; 15. Charleston-B 949; 16. Shepherd 952; 17. Clarion 969; 18. Notre Dame College 976.

INDIVIDUAL TOP 5

1.(tie) Ryan Peters (Mercyhurst) – 218

Matt Spak (Millersville) – 218

3.Ryan Smith (California, Pa.) – 219

4. Connor Bennink (Gannon) – 222

5.(tie) Ethan Bennett (Gannon) – 223

Gabe Goodman (Concorida) – 223

Brett Laxton (Concord) – 223

Marco Oliverio (Fairmont State) – 223

WESLEYAN RESULTS

Zach Chapman (29th) – 231

Dan Morgret (32nd) – 232

Carson Fox (52nd) – 237

Nicholas Casingal (63rd) – 241

Austin Skinner (82nd) — 252

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