Jenkins Leads Eagles to Sixth Place Finish at NKU

Jenkins Leads Eagles to Sixth Place Finish at NKU

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University men's golf team finished sixth at the Northern Kentucky University Spring Classic in its first event since returning from its spring trip in Florida.

The Eagles carded a 4-over par 292 on Day 2 of the event led by junior Brendan Jenkins (Dublin, Ohio/Bishop Watterson), who shot a 2-under par 70 in the second round. He finished tied for seventh in the event at 2-under with a 142.

Senior Jay Overy (Grafton, Ohio/Midview) shot a 72 on Saturday (March 18) for a two-round total of 148. He was tied for 24th.

Central Missouri won the NKU Spring Classic with a 12-under par 564. Bellarmine and NKU tied for second place, seven strokes off the pace.

For the Eagles, junior Mark Scott (Bolivar, Ohio/Tuscarawas Valley) was 6-over with a 150 and sophomore Marc Matteson (Ashland, Ohio) finished with a 152 (+8).

The Eagles return to Kentucky in two weeks when they travel to Georgetown, Ky. for the Great Lakes Regional Tournament, beginning March 31.