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Blue Devils Conclude 2018-19 Season with Second-Place Performance at WHAC Championship; Farrer Shoots Under Par to Finish in the Top 10

Blue Devils Conclude 2018-19 Season with Second-Place Performance at WHAC Championship; Farrer Shoots Under Par to Finish in the Top 10

AUGUSTA, Mich.- The Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University men's golf team closed the 2018-19 season with a second-place performance at the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Championship at the North Course of the Stonehedge Golf Club.

The Blue Devils carded a 294 (+6) in the third round for a 906 (+42) grand total. The University of Northwestern Ohio took the title with an 863 tally, 42 shots ahead of LTU.

Zach Farrer led the way as he climbed one spot in the third round to grab ninth place with a 223 (77|+5, 75|+3, 71|-1), nine shots behind medalist Gonzalo Garcia-Parada from UNOH. Josh Wilson tied in 11th with a 226 (72|E, 79|+7, 75|+3). Josh Stein shot par to finish 13th with a total of 227 (77|+5, 78|+6, 72|E). Kevin Campion tied in 15th with a 230 (77|+5, 77|+5, 76|+4). Zach Smith tied in 26th place with a 237 (78|+6, 82|+10, 77|+5).

Madonna (Mich.) University (920|+56), Indiana Tech (921|+57), and Aquinas (Mich.) College (925|+61) rounded out the tournament's top five.

Farrer, Campion, and Alex Westphal were awarded All-Conference Academic honors. In addition, Westphal was named Champion of Character for LTU. 

Other awards include Newcomer of the Year Tom Froom from UNOH, Coach of the Year David Kortokrax from UNOH and Coach Champion of Character Lauren Grogan from Aquinas. 

The Blue Devils will be back on the course next Fall.

Lawrence Tech Results
Position Player Round 1 To Par Round 2 To Par Round 3 To Par Total Total To Par
9 Zach Farrer 77 +5 75 +3 71 -1 223 +7
t-11 Josh Wilson 72 E 79 +7 75 +3 226 +10
13 Josh Stein 77 +5 78 +6 72 E 227 +11
t-15 Kevin Campion 77 +5 77 +5 76 +4 230 +14
t-26 Zach Smith 78 +6 82 +10 77 +5 237 +21

 

Team Results
Position Team Round 1 To Par Round 2 To Par Round 3 To Par Total Total To Par
1 University of Northwestern Ohio 287 -1 291 +3 285 -3 863 -1
2 Lawrence Tech 303 +15 309 +21 294 +6 906 +42
3 Madonna University 316 +28 309 +21 295 +7 920 +56
4 Indiana Tech 305 +17 309 +21 307 +19 921 +57
5 Aquinas College 314 +26 311 +23 300 +12 925 +61
6 Lourdes (Ohio) University 329 +41 312 +24 297 +9 938 +74
7 Cleary (Mich.) University 316 +28 318 +30 307 +19 941 +77
8 Siena Heights (Mich.) University 312 +24 323 +35 310 +22 945 +81
9 Cornerstone (Mich.) University 327 +39 319 +31 313 +25 959 +95
10 Rochester (Mich.) College 329 +41 325 +37 318 +30 972 +108
11 Concordia (Mich.) University-Ann Arbor 343 +55 327 +39 332 +44 1002 +138