Nicol Places 3rd at Taylor Invite
The Crimson Wave men’s golf team competed in the Taylor University Men’s Golf Open on April 14th. Eight colleges and universities competed in the event that includes: Holy Cross College, Taylor University, Bethel College, Indiana Wesleyan University, University of St. Francis, Huntington University, Purdue University-Calumet, and Calumet College of St. Joseph. The tournament was supposed to be two rounds but was shorted to 18 holes due to inclement weather.
Overall, CCSJ would go on to finish 6th scoring 334 after 18 holes. Tyler Nicol led the way for the Crimson Wave as he shot 77 which ended up being +5 on the course which was good enough for third overall. Anthony Rubio shot a 78 which tied for sixth overall. Michael Bafia shot an 89 which put him in 40th. Anthony Spalla and Steve Rankin shot a 90 and 93 respectively.
The Crimson Wave will next compete in the CCAC Championships on April 21st and 22nd that will complete their 2014 season.
Men Compete at Warner
The Crimson Wave men’s golf team competed in the Warner University Golf Classic Invitational held in Sebring, Florida on March 3rd. There were thirteen colleges and universities that competed in this event that include: Warner University, Thomas University, Faulkner University, Embry Riddle-University, Webber International, Webber University-Gold, Shorter University, Palm Beach Atlantic, Warner University-Royal, University of Tampa, Ave Maria University, Wheeling Jesuit University, and Calumet College of St. Joseph. CCSJ would go on to finish 12th overall in this two day event.
Anthony Rubino led the way for CCSJ scoring a 159 and ended with a +15 on the day. Tyler Nicol finished 62nd with a 173. Anthony Spalla, Steve Rankin, and Michael Bafia shot 179, 192, and 204 respectively. Overall it was a great trip for the young men as they are getting into the heart of their Spring schedule.
The men’s team will return to action this Spring on Saturday March 22nd and 23rd when they travel up to Moravia, Iowa to compete in the Iowa Intercollegiate Championships.
Men Compete at Troll Classic
The Crimson Wave men’s golf team competed in the Troll Golf Classic in Homewood, Illinois. There were nine colleges that participated in this event that included: Calumet College of St. Joseph, St. Xavier, Chicago State University, University of St. Francis (IL), Olivet Nazarene University, Trinity Christian, Roosevelt University, Judson College, and Purdue-North Central. There were over sixty golfers that played in this event.
CCSJ’s own Tyler Nicol continued his impressive Junior season by finishing 4th overall while shooting a 73 on the day. Tyler went 36 on the first nine holes and 37 on the back nine holes. Steve Rankin and Kyle Snyder each shot an 86 on the day. The Crimson Wave would go on to finish 8th overall.
The Crimson Wave golfers have a lot of time to prepare as they head to Prairie, Texas to compete in the Northwood Fall Shootout on October 28th.