Tiffin, Ohio – April 2, 2010 - The Heidelberg University men’s golf team began the long awaited 2010 Spring season this weekend by hosting the Heidelberg University Collegiate Spring Golf Classic at Mohawk Golf and Country Club in Tiffin, Ohio.
The competition was fierce with eight teams battling for supremacy, which was captured by Adrian College with a collective score of 634. Heidelberg’s A-team took third place shooting a 666, following a 645 that was turned in by Columbus State Community College. Heidelberg’s B-team combined to shot a 714, which was seventh.
The top placer for the Berg was Zach Konis (Vermilion, Ohio / Vermilion), who stood alone in eighth place and turned in a score of 158 (79, 79). Koinis was an individual participant in the field.
Heidelberg’s A-team was led by David Lilly (Greencastle, Ind. / Greencastle) who experienced an tough Thursday but finished strong on Friday for a 160 (83, 77), and a tie for tenth place.
Zak Markley (Williamsville, N.Y. / Williamsville South) (88, 79) and Kevin Lenhart (Arlington, Ohio / Arlington) (85, 82) were close behind in a tie for 16th with a two-day total of 167.
Cory Pierson (Troy, Ohio / Troy) handled the tournament atmosphere with poise shooting a 173 (85, 88), good enough for a tie in 25th place. Sam Arnold (Springfield, Ohio / Kenton Ridge) rounded out the Heidelberg A-team with a 184 (97, 87) finding his composure n Friday and making up lost strokes from Thursday.
The Heidelberg B-squad was led by the exceptional play of Tyler Willamen (Amanda, Ohio / Amanda-Clearcreek), who turned in a combined score of 171 (82, 89) earning his first ever top-25 placing. Both Brandon Kisseberth (Arlington, Ohio / Arlington) (89, 95) and Danny Wisard (Orrville, Ohio / Orrville) (95, 89) turned in a 184 for the weekend, which was only exceeded by the 180 (89, 91) that Trent Kuelling (Mansfield, Ohio / Mansfield) (89, 91) shot.
Heidelberg’s B-team’s 714 (355, 359), was concluded with Kyle Youngblood’s (Berea, Ohio / Berea) 188 (98, 90).
Other notable individual scores for the Student Prince was Ryan Treese (Delaware, Ohio / Rutherford B. Hayes) who shot a 210 (98, 110) and Logan Weiland (Valley City, Ohio / Buckeye) with a 200 (98, 102).