Eagles Finish Ninth at NCAA Event

Eagles Finish Ninth at NCAA Event

            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.