Dordt College News

Dordt Golfs Tuesday At Wilderness Ridge

September 16, 2013

Meet… Dordt will golf in the Doane Fall Invite on Tuesday, September 17 at Wilderness Ridge in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Participants… Dordt, Midland, Hastings, Norfolk, Concordia and Nebraska Wesleyan are all sending competitors to the event.  Several of the schools will have multiple teams entered in the single round competition.

Last Time Out… Dordt sent two teams to the Midland Invite on Friday, September 13, finishing 7th and 8th in the 17 team field.

The Dordt varsity team shot a 314 and the junior varsity 315. The winner, Iowa Western, recorded a low team total of 288.
Madison Moss shot a 76 and Connor Rothert a 77 for 16th and 25th. Nathan Middel, Jon Holwerda, Micah Roos and Brett Rozenboom all broke 80 on the par-71, 6532 set up.

Bellevue's Jose Vega had a 68 to take individual honors and Iowa Western's Max McGrail had a 69.

Last Time On This Course…GPAC #3 was held at Wilderness Ridge this past April. Dordt College finished seventh and totaled a 318, just barely missing out on sixth place held by Midland with a 317.

Dordt was paced by Derek Fox and Zach Kooiker who both shot 78's and tied for 19th on the day.

Wilderness Ridge was set up for par-71 and 7,107 yards in length.

At This Event… The Dordt College Defender men's golf team finished in a tie for 7th place at the 2012 Doane College Invite at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Defenders totaled a 666 and were 11 shots out of sixth place at the two round event held September 17 and 18, 2012.

Dordt was led by Madison Moss with a 163 for 26th place overall. Derek Fox was 32nd with a 165 and Zach Kooiker totaled a 167 for 36th place.

Northwestern won the two-day event with a 611 led by Neil Malenke's 146.

Wilderness Ridge was set up for 7,107 in length and par-71.

The Lineup… The Dordt golf team has competed in two events and three rounds up to this point.  Madison Moss and Connor Rothert have each played in all the competitions and have the lowest scores of the season.  Moss is averaging 75.0 strokes and Rothert’s average is 75.7.  Moss owns the lowest score of the season with a 71 on day one of the Siouxland Invite two weeks ago.  Derek Fox has also played in all three rounds and has an average of 78.7.

After This… Dordt will compete in GPAC #1 on Thursday, September 19 at Green Valley in  Sioux City, Iowa.

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