Multiple events lead to low scores for JCU’s golf teams

September 24th, 2015

Men’s Golf


With the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jacket Men’s Golf Invitational and the John Carroll University Fall Tournament taking place over a four-day span, the JCU men’s golf team had their hands full.


On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Blue Streaks placed second in a four team field at the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jacket Men’s Golf Invitational. The University of Mount Union (319) narrowly beat JCU, who finished with an overall score of 321 strokes.


Sophomore Connor O’Grady posted the best score of the day for the Blue Streaks, shooting a 76 to tie for third place overall.


JCU hit the links again on Monday, Sept. 21 to compete in the 2015 John Carroll University Pat “Poppa” Flowers Fall Invitational.


As a team, the Blue Streaks “A” team finished in 2nd place, shooting a 299 overall. Otterbein University won the event, as their team shot an overall score of 296.


Junior Mark Chrzanowski shot the best round of the day for JCU, finishing in second place overall with his round of 73.


Sophomore John Schnur (74) and O’Grady (75) also finished in the top ten for the Blue Streaks.


Women’s Golf


On Sunday, Sept. 20 and Monday, Sept. 21, the John Carroll University women’s golf team took part in the John Carroll University Invitational, with their “A” team finishing in fourth place out of eight teams over the two day competition.


St. Francis University of Indiana (665), Allegheny College (692) and the University of Mount Union (702) all bested JCU’s two-day score of 724.


Sophomore Adrienne Metzger led the way for the Blue Streaks, earning a 14th place finish with her two-day score of 176 strokes.


Fellow sophomores Michelle Whiteleather and Nicolette Bowersock followed behind Metzger. Whiteleather earned a 15th place finish, shooting a 179 at the Invitational, and Bowersock earned a 17th place finish, shooting a 181 over the two days.


Closing out the field for the Blue Streaks were senior Jackie Weisenberger (27th place, 188 strokes) and freshman Mary Hunt (34th place, 201 strokes).


JCU takes the golf course next when they head to Meadville, PA for the Allegheny College Invitational to compete on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27.