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Golfers Compete in the E-Z Go Spring Classic

FALMOUTH, KY. - The SVSU men’s golf team traveled to Kentucky to compete in the E-Z Go Spring Classic, a two round tournament featuring 13 teams, this past weekend. The Cardinals were unable to find a rythym on either day of the contest and finished in 12th place with a score of 611, 35 strokes over par. The University of Indianapolis rolled to an easy victory over the competition and finished at three under par with a score of 573, 10 strokes ahead of second place Grand Valley. Bellarmine finished in third at 588, and Northern Kentucky came in with a 593, putting them in fourth.

After shooting 311 on Saturday, the Cardinals found themselves tied for last with Kentucky Weslyan. Senior Kasey Hocquard (Cheboygan, Mich.) and junior John Lange (Midland, Mich.) led Saginaw on the day, both shooting a four over par 76. Grand Valleys Tyler Hering led the field with a four under par 68.

Although The Cardinals improved their score on Sunday they still could not close the gap. The team finished the second round with a score of 300, eleven strokes better than Saturday and good for seventh place on the day. Hocquard again led the Cardinals, shooting a one over 73. Indy’s Blair Webb was the rounds best golfer shooting a 68.
After leading the Cardinals on both Saturday and Sunday, Hocquard finished with a final score of 149, five over par and good enough to tie him for 18th. Dieter Schulz (Port Huron, Mich.) tied for 47th with a score of 154, and John Lange finished tied for 56th with a score of 155. Junior Brian King (Livonia, Mich.) and sophomore Nate Kelly (Suttons Bay, Mich.) both finished tied for 60th and shot 157.

The Cardinal Golf team will be in action again this weekend, March 28-29, at the Ashland University Invitational.