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).
Published Sunday, March 30, 2014