Oct. 24, 2010
ORLANDO, Fla. -
After the final round of the Mission Inn Classic, the Ohio University men's golf team concluded its Fall season play with a tenth place finish at the tournament, tallying a 927 overall.
Brad Lucas (Worthington, Ohio) led the way for the `Cats as he tied for 22nd place with an overall score of 228. Paul Grauer (Dublin, Ohio) finished close behind tied for 31st with a score of 231, while John Mlynarksi (St. Michaels, Md.) tied for 49th with a score of 240. Chuck Nettles (McMurray, Pa.) and Byron Firestone (Canton, Ohio) rounded out the day for Ohio, finishing 51st and 52nd, respectively, after shooting a 241 and 242.
Johnson & Wales maintained its second round lead to win the event with an overall score of 881, edging second-place Florida Atlantic's score of 882. St. John's took third with an 889, while fourth place Stetson and fifth place Western Kentucky rounded out the top five with final scores of 901 and 903 respectively.
St. John's Evan Beirne climbed up to secure the top spot with a score of 210 after finishing in third place after the second round. Johnson & Wales' Chris Hawley and Stetson's Sam Ryder tied for second place with scores of 213, while Florida Atlantic's Casey Matthews finished in fourth with a 216.
The tournament marks the end of the fall season for Ohio, as the `Cats now look to prepare for spring season play.