Foresters snag third at Malone Classic

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2011-09-17
Alliance, Ohio - Sitting in fifth place after shooting a 303 as a team in first round action of the Malone University Fall Classic, the Forester golf team bounced back on to day two with a 290 to finish in third place with a two-day score of 593 at Tannenhauf Golf Club in Alliance, Ohio.

Two strokes out of the lead after Friday, Jordan Dawes stormed back on Saturday to shoot a three-under-par 69 to finish in a tie for first with Malone’s Ryan Headley. Dawes made quick work of the sudden-death playoff, chipping in an eagle on the first hole to bring home medalist honors. He finished with a score of 141.

Matt Wilson shot a five-over-par 149 (77, 72). Not far behind him was Devin Dale with a 150 (76, 74). Mickey Belt turned in a 153 (78, 75) while Josh Teulker finished with a 162 (80, 82). Matt Johnson played as an individual and tallied a 172 (79, 93).

Malone University finished first among the eight-team field with a 578 followed by Holy Cross (588), HU (593), Madonna (595), Spring Arbor (615), Mount Vernon (620), Grove City (636) and Urbana (646).

Next up for Huntington (14-5) is the Battle at Blackhorn hosted by Bethel College on September 23-24.
 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 
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