UMSL Tritons Weekly Rewind: Men’s Golf Team Finishes Fifth – UMSL Daily

UMSL freshman Ian McCrary tied his game with Oklahoma Christian’s Oskari Nikku on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Division II Golf Championship. The Tritions dropped the other four games and finished tied for fifth in the tournament, tying the best result in school history.

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UMSL tied its best result in school history by placing fifth in the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship at TPC Michigan in suburban Detroit. The Tritons, who recovered from 11th place after two rounds of stroke play and posted the tournament’s best third-round score to finish tied for fifth on Wednesday, couldn’t keep the momentum going during the game. play Thursday. Coach Troy HaltermanThe team lost four of five matches and settled for a tie in the other against No. 4 seed Oklahoma Christian. First-year student Ian McCrary earned the only half point for UMSL when he tied Oskari Nikku on both rounds of 79 shooting. Joel Sylven, who won the individual title on Wednesday, lost their match 1 to Alejandro Armijo. Senior Reilly Ahearn also lost their game 1 while their teammates Nick Hedberg and Juan Antonio Padilla lost by four and nine holes, respectively. Oklahoma Christian then knocked out top-seeded Central Missouri but lost to Lee in the championship game. UMSL, which has qualified for the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship 12 times, was previously tied for fifth in 2013.

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