Eagle Men Finish Ninth At GLIAC North Invite

Eagle Men Finish Ninth At GLIAC North Invite


Ashland University's men's golf team posted an improved team score of 302 on Sunday (Sept. 17) to finish ninth in the 11-team Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Invitational at HawksHead Links in South Haven, Mich.

The Eagles finished the weekend at 307-302—609. Wayne State earned the team title at 285-284—569, followed by Grand Valley State (285-296—581) and Saginaw Valley State (291-293—584).

Topping the Ashland leaderboard was junior Austin Kondratick, whose 69-77—146 was good for a tie for 13th individually. He has paced the Eagles in all three fall tournaments so far in 2017.

Freshman Ben Jones was tied for 40th (77-76—153), while senior Chandler Walnsch was tied for 44th (78-76—154). Both junior Cole Smith (52nd, 84-74—158) and sophomore Patrick Steffen (tied for 53rd, 83-76—159) found better footing during Sunday's round.

Juniors Tyler Starr (tied for 57th, 80-81—161) and Frank Steffen (64th, 78-89—167) played as individuals.

UP NEXT: Sept. 24-25 at the Findlay Fall Invitational at Red Hawk Run Golf Club in Findlay, Ohio.