Oct 21, 2018

Bruins Place Second At Whitman Invite

A Winning Tradition

  • One NWC Player of the Year (Alex Plusquellec, 2017-18)
  • Two Division III PING All-Region Team
  • Six All-NWC Athletes 

WALLA WALLA --- The George Fox men's golf team moved up one spot in the final round of the Confluence Health Classic to finish second out of six teams, Sunday afternoon.

Recap:

After the first round, the Bruins were sitting 11 strokes back from first place and four strokes back from second. With a total team effort, the Bruins jumped up one spot to shoot an 8-over-par team score of 296 in the final round. Pacific Lutheran won the tournament with a 12-under-par 280-276=556. The Bruins shot a 291-296=587 to finish 11-over-par after two days.

Mason Koch was the top finisher for the Bruins with a 3-under-par 70-71=141 to finish tied for fourth. Clayton Rajewich also cracked the top-10 in eighth with a 1-over-par 72-73=145. Caleb An moved up four spots to finish T-15th with a 5-over-par 75-74=149, while Joshua Lackey finished T-23rd with an 8-over-par 74-78=152. Caleb Fernandez rounded out the lineup with a 77-85=162 to place T-33rd. Dante Heitschmidt competed as an individual for the Bruins and shot an 81-72=153 to take 27th.

Austin Darnell of Pacific Lutheran won the tournament with an 8-under-par 69-67=136.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will play next in the spring at the Spring Kickoff tournament on March 9-10, 2019.