Hiram College

SPRINGFIELD, OHIO  –  The Hiram College men’s golf team finished eighth overall after the final round of the Wittenberg University Invitational today (Sunday, Apr. 18) at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield.  [Final Results]

Hiram carded a total of 327 strokes on the final day to end the tournament with 673 total strokes (346+327=673) to place eighth of nine teams.  Host school Wittenberg won the eventh with 592 strokes (307+285=592).  Ohio Wesleyan University finished second with 608 strokes (312+296=608) and Allegheny (Pa.) College rounded out the top three with 613 strokes (310+303=613).

Individually, junior Andy Deehr (Cortland/Champion) shot a 73 on the final day to end the tournament with a two-day total 153 strokes (80+73=153) and finished in a tie for 10th overall.  Sophomore Bryan Todd (Green) was second at 167 strokes (90+77=167) followed by sophomore Bob Ritchie (Strongsville/Brunswick) in third with 175 strokes (87+88=175).  Freshman Zach Baker (Lewis Center) carded back-to-back 89’s to finish the tournament with 178 strokes and placed fourth on the team.  Junior Michael Walton (Mineral Ridge) completed the list of Hiram competitors with 210 strokes (108+102=210).

Hiram will compete next Friday-Saturday (Apr. 23-24) at The College of Wooster Nye Intercollegiate Tournament at Wooster Country Club in Wooster.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Hiram College Sports Information Director Jeff Hoedt by phone at (330) 569-5495, by FAX at (330) 569-5392 or by email at hoedtjm@hiram.edu.