Greene, Bader propel Panthers to title

Freshman P.J. Greene (Mason, Ohio) and senior Robert Bader (Louisville, Ky.) each placed in the top four to lead Hanover College’s men’s golf team to the championship at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Invitational. The 36-hole tournament was played at Hulman Links in Terre Haute, Ind.

Greene fired a tourney-low round of 71 in the second day of competition and finished third among 60 athletes with a 149 (78-71). Bader posted back-to-back rounds of 75 (150) to take fourth place.

After totaling a 307 the first day, Hanover shaved two strokes off as a group in the second round for a total of 612 (307-305) to win the team title by eight shots. Wabash College and Thomas More College (Ky.) tied for second with 320 (314-306). Vincennes University was fourth among eight schools with 328 (321-307).

Freshman Johnny Vidal (Harrison, Ohio) posted a 156 (77-79) to land 12th. Junior Matt Ehman (Noblesville, Ind.) was two strokes back in 13th place with a 158 (78-80).

Junior Patric Geary (Clarksville, Ind.) finished 22nd after firing a 163 (77-86).

Thomas More’s Mike Marcagi was the medalist with a 146 (75-71) on the par-72, 6,775-yard course. Rose-Hulman’s Sanders Park finished second after a two-day total of 147 (74-73).

Rose-Hulman Invitational results