ANDERSON, Ind. – Earlham College men's golf captured its first tournament title in program history by winning the team championship of the 2018 Anderson University Fall Preview, Sunday afternoon at the Anderson Country Club.
Earlham put together rounds of 319 on Saturday and 311 on Sunday for a 36-hole total of 630 (+54) on the par 72, 6605 yards, Anderson Country Club course, edging out second-place I.U.-Kokomo by two strokes.
Davenport University (644, +68) was third, while Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference-rival Mount St. Joseph (650, +74) was fourth.
Junior Graham Sherard finished second to lead the Earlham contingent, posting a 10-over 154 with rounds of 78 and 76. He missed taking medalist honors by one stroke, after Columbus State Community College's Nick Darling finished atop the individual leaderboard with a nine-over 153.
Junior Nate Mynatt was tied for fourth with rounds of 81 and 76 for a 36-hole total of 157 (+13), while sophomore Garrett Schuler was tied for sixth with a 159 (+15) after carding rounds of 84 and 75.
Earlham's "B" team was led by first year Kim Kang, who was 28th overall with a 172 (+28) after firing rounds of 88 and 84. Junior Patrick Wright was one stroke behind Kang in 29th place with 173 (+29), with sophomore Josh Maclin (T-36th – 176, +32), junior Matt Truex (40th – 177, +33) and first year Brandon Main (43rd – 181, +37) rounding out the "B" squad.
Earlham men's golf wraps up its fall slate on Saturday, Oct. 27, when it faces cross-town neighbor I.U.-East.
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