OC golf places 8th in championship
The men’s varsity golf team finished its 2005 season last weekend at the NCAC conference championships hosted by Wabash College in Crawfordsville, I.nd.
Senior Tom King completed his college golf career by leading the Yeomen with a 79 in the first round and an overall score of 161, good enough for an individual ranking of 23rd.
Senior Prithvi Reddy, also closing out his final golf season, placed 37th at the end of the tournament with 175 strokes. After shooting an 89 for the first round, Reddy came back to shoot an 86 for round two.
First-year Matthew Standeven, junior Brian Block and first-year Saul Flores finished 40th, 41st and 42nd, respectively.
Standeven improved his first-round score by an impressive four strokes, completing the second round with an 89 and a total count of 182. Block improved by three strokes, from 95 to 92, with a final score of 187. Flores earned his 42nd place finish by shooting a 189.
As a team, Oberlin’s final score count of 701 was good for an eighth
place finish and was seven strokes ahead of rival Kenyon College, in ninth
place, and 20 strokes behind Hiram College, in seventh.