Men's Golf finishes regular season schedule with 6th place finish at OAC Spring Championships

Men's Golf finishes regular season schedule with 6th place finish at OAC Spring Championships

By Tim Glon

HUDSON —The Ohio Northern men's golf team concluded its regular season schedule with a sixth place finish at the OAC Spring Championships on Saturday at the Hudson Country Club.

Freshman Nolan Kimberly (Zanesville) led the Polar Bears (18-40-1 overall) by tying for 14th place out of 58 golfers with a 7-over par 79 on the 6725-yard course.

Senior Joshua Turich (Centerville) tied for 24th with an 80, senior Nick Anderson (Mason) and freshman Jared Hernandez (Van Wert) tied for 33rd with 81s and senior Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) was 55th with an 89.

Ohio Northern was sixth out of nine teams with 321 strokes.

John Carroll won the team title with a 309, Otterbein was second with a 310 and Heidelberg was third with a 312.

Kurt Fortman of Otterbein and Derek Smith of John Carroll shared Medalist honors with 3-over par 75s.

The Polar Bears will return to action Friday-Sunday with the OAC Championships tournament at River Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette, Ohio.

Team Standings

1. John Carroll 309, 2. Otterbein 310, 3. Heidelberg 312, t4. Baldwin Wallace 315, t4. Muskingum 315, 6. Ohio Northern 321, 7. Marietta 323, 8. Capital 324, 9. Mount Union 326.

Top 5 Individual Results

t1. Kurt Fortman (Ott) 75, t1. Derek Smith (JCU) 75, t3. Gage Herb (Mar) 76, t3. Michael Schnur (JCU) 76, t3. Andrew Sikorski (Berg) 76.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

t14. Nolan Kimberly 79, t24. Joshua Turich 80, t33 Nick Anderson 81, t33. Jared Hernandez 81, 55. Ryan Tatman 89.

Other Ohio Northern Individual Results

57. Brayden Newland 95, 58. Aaron Sharp 98.