Men’s golf takes title at rain-shortened Earlham Spring Invite

Garrett Schuler

Updated Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:10 PM

TOURNAMENT: Earlham College Men's Spring Invitational
LOCATION: Richmond, Ind. (Richmond Elks Lodge & Country Club)
COURSE INFO: Par 70, 6605 Yards
EARLHAM FINISH: 1st of 8 teams (6 schools), 296 (+16)
TOP QUAKER: 1st – Nate Mynatt, 71 (+1)

THE SHORT STORY: Earlham College men's golf won its third tournament of the season while junior Nate Mynatt took medalist honors as the Quakers topped the individual and team leaderboards on Friday in the rain-shortened Earlham College Men's Spring Invitational at the Richmond Elks Lodge & Country Club. Earlham had four golfers among the top 10 and the Quakers' "A" group finished in first place among eight teams from six schools. Saturday's scheduled second round was canceled due to course conditions.

OFF THE TEE

  • Junior Nate Mynatt fired a one-over 71 on the par 70, 6,605-yard Richmond Elks course, and won by two strokes over Wooster's Andrew DeLaat and Franklin's Jackson Williams. Junior Graham Sherard was in a group of three golfers tied for fourth with a four-over 74. First year Jared Stone was seventh (75, +5) on the leaderboard, while sophomore Garrett Schuler was tied for eighth (76, +6).
  • Earlham's "A" group of Mynatt, Sherard, Stone, Schuler, and Brevin Smith carded a 296 (+16) in Friday's round to lead the field. The Quakers won by six strokes over Franklin (302, +22), and by eight strokes over College of Wooster.
  • Earlham's "B" group of Josh Maclin, Matt Bushik, Matt Truex, Jared Birr, and Brandon Main finished fifth among the eight teams with a 319 (+39), led by Maclin's seven-over 77. He finished the round tied for 10th on the individual leaderboard.
  • Earlham's "C" group of Kim Kang, Patrick Wright, Alex Palmer-Truesdell, and Morgan Dinwiddie fired a 359 (+79), led by Kim Kang who was tied for 25th with an 82 (+12).

NEXT UP
Next on the schedule for Earlham College men's golf will be the first two rounds of the 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, at the University Club in Lexington, Ky.