Hanover College’s men’s golf team remains in third place after 54 holes of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. The final two rounds of the 72-hole event are being held May 5-6 at Honeywell Golf Course in Wabash, Ind.
Hanover totaled 311 strokes in the third round and sits third among eight schools in the team chase with a 918 (300-307-311).
Three Panthers are among the top 10 on the tournament’s leaderboard.
Sophomore Robert Bader (Louisville, Ky.) and freshman Patric Geary (Clarksville, Ind.) each fired a three-over-par 75 to lead Hanover in the third round.
Overall, Bader is sixth in the 40-athlete field with a 221 (70-76-75). Geary, meanwhile, is eighth with a 229 (75-79-75).
Senior Vikram Ramjee (Cincinnati, Ohio) posted a 79 in the third round. He is ninth in the tournament with a 232 (78-75-79).
Junior Marcus El (Indianapolis, Ind.) turned in an 82 and is 14th overall with a 236 (77-77-82).
Freshman Nico Mingione (Madison, Ind.) shot a non-scoring round of 85 in his first league championship tournament appearance.
Transylvania University (Ky.) continues to lead the team chase. The five-time-defending champions fired a 294 in the third round and have totaled 880 strokes (293-293-294).
The College of Mount St. Joseph (Ohio) is second with 907 strokes (304-299-304).
Transylvania’s Justin Tereshko holds a seven-shot lead in the individual standings. Tereshko fired a four-under 68 in the third round and has a 209 (69-72-68) for the tournament.
Published Saturday, May 5, 2012