Freshman Josh Steyer leads Men's Golf to sixth place finish at Ohio Cup

Freshman Josh Steyer leads Men's Golf to sixth place finish at Ohio Cup

By Tim Glon

FINDLAY — Freshman Josh Steyer (Powell/Olentangy Liberty) fired a 4-over par 148 to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a sixth place finish at the Ohio Cup on Saturday at Red Hawk Run Golf Course.

The Polar Bears (7-7 overall) finished with a 608 for the 36-hole tournament.

Findlay won the tournament with a 558, Tiffin was second with a 588 and Cedarville was third with a 598.

ONU was first among the three NCAA Division III schools, defeating Heidelberg (627) and Bluffton (673).

Steyer finished tied for 14th out of 87 golfers in his first collegiate tournament.

Sophomore Nolan Kimberly (Zanesville) tied for 31st with a 152, freshman Alex Cabungcal (Lewis Center/Olentangy Orange) tied for 37th with a 153, sophomore Jared Hernandez (Van Wert) tied for 43rd with a 155 and junior Ethan Smith (Chillicothe/Southeastern) tied for 74th with a 169.

Findlay's Caleb Westfall won Medalist honors with a 138.

The Polar Bears will return to action Sept. 14-15 at the Otterbein Match Play tournament.

Team Standings

1. Findlay 558, 2. Tiffin 588, 3. Cedarville 598, 4. Ohio Dominican 601, 5. Northwestern Ohio 605, 6. Ohio Northern 608, 7. Walsh 611, 8. Urbana 614, 9. Lourdes 624, 10. Heidelberg 627, 11. Notre Dame 628, 12. Bluffton 673.

Top 5 Individuals

1. Caleb Westfall (Findlay) 138, Luke Kelly (Findlay) 139, t3. Parker Haynes (Findlay) 141, t3. Ben Herman (Ohio Dominican) 141, 5. Britten Hensel (Tiffin) 142..

Ohio Northern Individual Results

t14. Josh Steyer 76-72—148, t31. Nolan Kimberly 73-79—152, t37. Alex Cabungcal 73-80—153, t43. Jared Hernandez 76-79—155, t74. Ethan Smith 85-84—169.

Other Ohio Northern Individual Results

t48. Andrew Slusher 82-75—157, t54. Austin White 79-80—159, t65. Matt Russo 81-83—164, t82. Joe Slusher 83-92—175, t82. Sam Straker 88-87—175.