Placed 6th out of 7 teams


Dordt College Men's Golf at NAIA Region III Meet

May 1, 2007

(Oxbow, North Dakota)

The Dordt College Defender men's golf season came to a close with a sixth place finish at the NAIA Region III golf meet hosted at Oxbow, North Dakota on Monday and Tuesday, April 30 and May 1.

The Defenders shot a second day score of 322 on the way to a two day total of 639. Midland Lutheran won the event with a 609. Hastings put a scare into Midland Lutheran by shooting a second day score of 302 and finished three strokes off the pace.

Dordt's Jared Rempel shot a 154 for the tournament while Ryan Trosper shot a 160. Jason Kroese and Collin Broekhuis were at 162 and 163 and Matt Zwart carded a 173 over the 36 hole event.

Midland Lutheran advances to the NAIA National Championships as does Justin Hamilton from Morningside with medalist honors at 148. Hamilton won a three hole playoff to best Nathan Schunke of Sioux Falls and teammate Chris Rager.

Overall Medalist: Justin Hamilton-Morningside: 76-72-148
Overall Runner-Up Medalist: Nathan Schunke(Sioux Falls), Chris Rager (Morningside): 148

Team Standings Score
Midland Lutheran 609
Hastings 612
Sioux Falls 613
Morningside 618
Minot State 625
Dordt 639
Dickinson State 641
Dordt College Performances Score
Jared Rempel 154
Ryan Trosper 160
Jason Kroese 162
Collin Broekhuis 163
Matt Zwart 173

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