KOHLER, Wisc. – After a strong first round in less than ideal conditions, Midland University’s men’s golf team finished fifth at the Whistling Straits Intercollegiate meet earlier this week. The Warriors were in second place as a team after the first 18 holes of play but wind and damp weather took its toll on the team on the second day.
Keiser University shot a 619 and won the team title thanks to three of the top four individual scores. Lucas Cena of the Seahawks won the individual titles. Texas Wesleyan University (654) was second as a team followed by Ferris State University (667), Governors State University (674) and then Midland (676).
Rounding out field of 16 teams were: William Carey University (679), Taylor University (682), Holy Cross College (688), Northern Michigan University (690), St. Mary of the Woods College (691), Our Lady of the Lakes University (691), University of Dubuque (691), Northwestern Ohio University (692), University of Wisconsin-Parkside (692), Georgetown College (694), and Grand Rapids Community College (702).
Kean Kontor had the best finish for the Warriors, placing 21st with a score of 168. Two strokes behind was Jordan Greenwood with a 170 for 27th place. Rounding out the five-some for the Warriors were: Cody Troudt (35th, 171), Peyton Koch (36th, 172), and Preston Carbaugh (36th, 172).
The meet concludes the fall schedule for Midland. They’ll take the winter months off from competition as they prepare for the spring. Stay tuned to MidlandAtletics.com for updates to their schedule.