Joshua Turich posts a top-10 finish to lead Men's Golf at Otterbein Cardinal Classic

Joshua Turich posts a top-10 finish to lead Men's Golf at Otterbein Cardinal Classic

By Tim Glon

SUNBURY — Senior Joshua Turich (Centerville) posted a top-10 finish to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team at the Otterbein Cardinal Classic on Saturday and Sunday at the NorthStar Golf Course.

Turich fired a 77-76—153 to finish 10th out of 35 golfers, but was only four shots off the 149s carded by co-Medalists Noah Iovino of Capital and Devin Wheeler of Marietta.

Senior Nick Anderson (Mason) was 13th with an 83-74—157, freshman Nolan Kimberly (Zanesville) was 14th with a 79-79—158, junior Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) tied for 20th with an 80-81—161 and freshman Andrew Slusher (Covington) was 26th with a 73-95—168 for Ohio Northern.

The Polar Bears (14-35-1 overall) tied for third out of four teams with a 309-310—619.

Otterbein won the team title with a 295-304—599, Capital was second with a Capital 305-306—611 and Marietta tied ONU for third with a 305-314—619.

The Polar Bears will return to action Saturday and Sunday when they host Tiffin in a 36-hole dual at Colonial Golfers Club.

Team Standings

1. Otterbein 295-304—599, 2. Capital 305-306—611, t3. Ohio Northern 309-310—619, t3. Marietta 305-314—619.

Top 5 Individual Results

t1. Devin Webster (Marietta) 75-74—149, t1. Noah Iovino (Capital) 75-74—149, t3. Johnny Peck (Otterbein) 72-78—150, t3. Ryan Wright (Capital) 76-74—150, t5. Tyler Dunfee (Otterbein) 71-80—151, t5. Spencer Jordan (Otterbein) 76-75—151, t5. Gage Herb (Marietta) 72-79—151.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

10. Joshua Turich 77-76—153, 13. Nick Anderson 83-74—157, 14. Nolan Kimberly 79-79—158, t20. Ryan Tatman 80-81—161, 26. Andrew Slusher 73-95—168.

Other Ohio Northern Individual Results

27. Jared Hernandez 87-82—169, 29. David Gorman 82-90—172, 30. Brant Morton 86-87—173, 35. Austin White 88-95—183.