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Thomas's Hole-in-One Highlights Final Round of GLIAC Men's Golf Championships

Thomas's Hole-in-One Highlights Final Round of GLIAC Men's Golf Championships

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's golf team finished up play at the 2014 GLIAC Men's Golf Championships with its best round of the three day tournament on Sunday (10/12).  The Cardinals shot a two-under round of 286 to finish off play for the weekend.

The final day tally put SVSU in a tie for the 6th overall position with Walsh University at 875 for the three day total (+11), two strokes shy of fifth place Wayne State University.  Tiffin University claimed the tournament with an uncanny total of 856, which is eight-under par for the tournament.

Junior Ryan Thomas led the charge for SVSU in the final round, as he fired a career-best two-under par round of 70, besting his previous low of 71 that he shot in the first round of the Watrous Intercollegiate earlier this year.  Thomas became the sixth individual to record a hole-in-one for the Cardinals as well, as he made an ace on the par-3, 138 yard 12th hole at the Cherry Blossom Golf Course.  He finished the championship in a tie for 16th overall at 218 (+2).

Redshirt freshman Ryan Peruski carded a 71 (-1) on the final day of the tourney.  He finished play with a total score of 224 (+8) and was tied for 35th overall.

Senior Wyatt Drost had his best round of the weekend on Sunday, shooting an even-par 72 to tie with Peruski in 35th with the 224 total.

Fellow senior Micah Skidmore shot a 73 (+1) on his final day of competition, sealing a top-10 finish overall.  Skidmore tied for sixth place with a three-day total of 215 (-1).

Carter Marsh, another senior in the SVSU lineup, posted a 73 on day three to finish at +4 for the tournament and tied for 25th place.

The 2014 GLIAC Men's Golf Tournament concludes play this fall for the SVSU men's golf team.  The squad returns to the course on its spring trip on February 28th at the World Woods Golf Club in Brooksville, Florida.