CLAYTON, Ind. – The Hanover men's golf team competed in its second event of the fall this past weekend, placing sixth at the DePauw (Ind.) Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic.
The Panthers posted a two-day, 36-hole team score of 611 (311-300). Hanover's Sunday score of 300 tied a season low, which was set during the second round of the Transylvania Invitational earlier this month.
Leading the Blue and Red was junior Austin Zapp (Union, Ky.), who tied for 12th in the field of 74 golfers. Zapp posted rounds of 76 and 74 for a tournament score of 150. The junior's score Sunday, 74, tied a season low through five rounds this fall.
Setting a new career-best, 36-hole total was junior John Summerlin (Indianapolis, Ind.). Summerlin went 77-75, tying for 17th with a total of 152 strokes. The junior's 75 on Sunday tied the personal best round of his collegiate career.
Sophomore Charlie Bullerdick (New Market, Ind.) and freshman Caleb Lung (Nappanee, Ind.) tied for 38th with a score of 156. Bullerdick fell three strokes off his career-best total, going 80-76. In his collegiate debut, Lung logged consecutive rounds of 78.
Also making his Panther debut was freshman Brandon Bishop (Loveland, Ohio). Bishop recorded rounds of 82 and 75 for a 157, tying him for 42nd place with teammate Addy Allyn (Culver, Ind.). The junior, who was competing as an individual, had rounds of 76 and 81 during his career-best, 36-hole appearance.
Webster (Mo.) took home the team hardware with a score of 582 (285-297). Franklin's Jackson Williams though, was named tournament medalist after logging a 141 (71-70).
Hanover will return to action next weekend, Oct. 6 and 7, when the team heads to Oxford, Ohio to compete in the Mt. St. Joseph Stateline Shootout. The MSJ-hosted event will be played at Indian Ridge Golf Club.
Contact: Tyler Jester