The Ashland University men's golf team placed ninth out of 25 teams at the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament #1, held Mar. 31-Apr. 1, at the Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown, Ky.
Indianapolis and Northern Kentucky led the field. Both teams shot 584 (+8) and Indianapolis won the championship in a one-hole playoff. Grand Valley State (588/+12) was third and Ferris State (590/+14) was fourth. Bellarmine (592/+16) was fifth.
AU's team score was 599 (+23).
Junior Brendan Jenkins (Dublin, Ohio/Bishop Watterson) had Ashland's top finish. He shot 145 (+1) and tied for ninth place. Trent Davison of Ferris State was the medalist. He shot 141 (-3). AU senior Jay Overy (Grafton, Ohio/Midview) tied for 18th. He shot 147 (+3).
Ashland will play another NCAA regional tournament this coming weekend (Apr. 7-8) in Noblesville, Ind.