Placed 4th out of 11 teams


Dordt College Men's Golf at GPAC Conference Meet

April 24, 2007

(Sioux Falls, South Dakota)

The Dordt College Defender men's golf team worked on Tuesday, April 24 for a six-stroke improvement in day two at the Great Plains Athletic Conference golf championships for a two-day total of 620. Pushing the Defenders to fourth in the final standings and locking up a berth in the NAIA Region III golf tournament in Fargo, North Dakota on April 30 and May 1. The Defenders got a second day score of 73 from Jason Kroese while Jared Rempel and Ryan Trosper shot a 76 and 78 respectively. Collin Broekhuis had an 80 on day two and Matt Zwart and 82.

Kroese recorded a total score of 151 and Rempel a 152 while Trosper put together a 158. Zwart and Broekhuis were at 161 and 162 respectively. When scoring the event four low scores from each day are counted.

Nebraska Wesleyan won their fourth straight GPAC title with a two day total of 584 and placed all five golfers in the top-10. Midland Lutheran finished second in 588 and Sioux Falls was third in 618. Morningside shot a 622 for fifth place and Hastings got the final available spot for the regional meet with a 624. Northwestern placed seventh with 625 and Briar Cliff a 633. Concordia shot a 634 and Doane a 641. Dakota Wesleyan took eleventh with a total of 648.

Par at the Elmwood Golf Course where the GPAC meet washeld was 72 with a total yardage of 7186.

This is the second straight year the Dordt College golf team has qualified for the regional meet.

Overall Medalist: Justin Zebolsky-Midland Lutheran: 68-72-140
Overall Runner-Up Medalist: James Walsh-Sioux Falls: 72-72-144

Team Standings Score
Nebraska Wesleyan 584
Midland Lutheran 588
Sioux Falls 618
Dordt 620
Morningside 622
Hastings 624
Northwestern 625
Briar Cliff 633
Concordia 634
Doane 641
Dakota Wesleyan 648
Dordt College Performances Score
Jason Kroese 151
Jared Rempel 152
Ryan Trosper 158
Matt Zwart 161
Collin Broekhuis 162

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at or (712) 722-6301.