WYOMING, Mich. - The Calvin men's golf team took third on day one of the MIAA Fall Tournament but in the process widened its lead over Trine for second place in the overall MIAA fall standings.
Calvin posted a third place team score of 288 strokes on Friday at the Kauffman Golf Club. Hope took first place with 284 strokes while Kalamazoo was second at 285. Trine entered the day just 15 strokes behind Calvin but finished tied for fourth at 297 to drop 24 strokes behind the Knights.
Calvin freshman Andrew Lack (Northville, Mich./Detroit Catholic Central HS) had the top score in Friday's competition with a two-under par round of 68. Lack moved into a tie for sixth place in the MIAA overall (individual) season standings, lowering his league scoring average to 73.8 strokes-per-round. Lack had four birdies on the afternoon and is one stroke ahead of Kalamazoo's Nick Ludka in tournament play.
Senior Alec DeJonge (Niles, Mich./Brandywine HS) had a 71 for Calvin, moving into 11th place in the MIAA (individual) season standings at 75.0 strokes-per-round.
Freshman Mike Battiste (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Central HS) had a 74, sophomore Sam Holland (Novi, Mich./Detroit Catholic Central HS) had a 75 and senior Sam Kuiper (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) a 77.
The Knights will complete tournament play on Saturday with action set to start at 10 a.m.
MIAA FALL TOURNAMENT DAY ONE TEAM SCORES
MIAA OVERALL FALL STANDINGS THROUGH 10-12-18