AU Men Conclude Fall Season At Motor City Invite

AU Men Conclude Fall Season At Motor City Invite


In its final fall tournament of 2018, Ashland University's men's golf team finished Round 1 and played Round 2 of the Motor City Invitational on Monday (Oct. 15) at TPC Michigan in Dearborn, Mich.

The Eagles were 10th in the 19-team field, finishing at 315-325—640. Findlay was the team champion (297-313—610), followed by Bellarmine (312-300—612) and two of the host Wayne State squads (311-305—616 and 307-314—621).

Leading the Ashland charge was sophomore Ben Jones, whose 75-83—158 tournament put him in a tie for 30th place individually. Both senior Austin Kondratick (82-78—160) and junior Patrick Steffen (79-81—160) were right behind, each placing in a tie for 35th.

Senior Cole Smith tied for 54th (79-85—164), and redshirt freshman Luke Tanner tied for 58th (82-83—165).

Ashland's men will begin the 2019 spring championship season on March 16-17 at the Saginaw Valley State University Spring Invitational in Georgetown, Ky.