Placed 4th out of 16 teams


Dordt College Men's Golf at Dordt Invite

September 10, 2009

(Sioux Center, Iowa)

The Dordt College Defender golf team placed fourth at the first ever collegiate meet held at The Ridge golf course in Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt carded a 304 and was ten strokes off the winning total posted by Dakota Wesleyan.

Lucas Dowden (University of Sioux Falls shot a 70 to win medalist honors while Dordt's Jorand Janz and Blake Lubben each had 73's and were tied for third. Chris Pritchard from Dakota Wesleyan recorded a 72 for second place and Sioux Falls was second in the team race with a total of 300.

The Ridge is a par-71 course and measured 7038 for the meet.

Dordt's next meet will be GPAC Qualifier #1 at Orange City, Iowa on Thursday, September 17.

Full results can be found at

Medalist: Lucas Dowden (Sioux Falls): 70
Runner-Up Medalist: Chris Pritchard (Dakota Wesleyan): 72

Team Standings Score
Dakota Wesleyan 294
Sioux Falls 300
Wayne State 303
Dordt 304
Morningside 308
Hastings 312
Hastings JV 315
Briar Cliff 316
Northwestern 320
Buena Vista 321
Dana 322
Dakota Wesleyan JV 326
Northwestern JV 331
Concordia 339
Briar Cliff JV 342
Dordt JV 345
Dordt College Performances Score
Jordan Janz 73
Blake Lubben 73
Tyler Lyon 78
Ben Christians 79
Michael Behnke 80
Ryan Kamp 82
Kevin Fopma 84
Derek Dreise 89
Matt Brummel 93

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