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Ohio Men's Golf's Dyson Ties for Fifth at Phoenix Intercollegiate

Ohio Men's Golf's Dyson Ties for Fifth at Phoenix Intercollegiate

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BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Junior Austin Dyson (Dublin, Ohio) of the Ohio men's golf team turned in the best finish of his collegiate career to date at the Phoenix Intercollegiate, tying for fifth place with a 206 (-7). After carding rounds of 65 (-6) and 71 (E) on Monday (Oct. 14), Dyson shot a final-round 70 (-1) today at Alamance Country Club to secure the top-five finish. His first-round 65 marked the best of his collegiate career to date.

As a team, the Bobcats finished in ninth place with a combined total team score of 854 (+2). Ohio compiled round scores of 281 (-3), 285 (+1) and 288 (+4).

Gardner-Webb won the Phoenix Intercollegiate with a combined total team score of 833 (-19), tallying rounds of 287 (+3), 269 (-15) and 277 (-7). Junior Jake Scruggs earned medalist honors for the Runnin' Bulldogs with a 194 (-19) after firing rounds of 68 (-3), 61 (-10) and 65 (-6).

Junior Zach Crawford (Vandalia, Ohio) was the next highest finisher for Ohio behind Dyson, tying for 40th with a 215 (+2) after tallying rounds of 72 (+1), 71 (E) and 72 (+2).

Junior Zach Mandry (Solon, Ohio) tallied round scores of 70 (-1), 69 (-2) and 77 (+6), giving him a three-round total of 216 (+3) and putting him in a tie for 44th.

Freshman Felipe Darquea (Quito, Ecuador) shot his best round of the tournament in the final round, carding a 69 (-2) after shooting a 74 (+3) and a 79 (+8) in the first and second rounds, respectively, to give him a 222 (+9) and put him in a tie for 72nd.

Freshman Jack Towarnicky (New Bern, N.C.) finished 91st with a 231 (+18). He recorded rounds of 79 (+8), 74 (+3) and 78 (+7).

With the Phoenix Intercollegiate in the books, Ohio will compete in its final event of the fall season Oct. 28-29 when it heads to Greensboro, N.C. for the Grandover Collegiate.

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