Men's Golf Report (Week 2) - Pioneers Capture Title at Mount St. Joseph Invitational

GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University's men's golf team led the six competing HCAC schools at the Mount St. Joseph Spring Invitational with a first place finish this past weekend.  The Pioneers finished three strokes ahead of host MSJ in the team standings.

Transylvania finished the 36-hole tournament, held at Aston Oaks Golf Course, with a score of 613.  Jacob Hamilton (London, Ky./Baylor School) competed as an individual and finished in a first place tie in the individual standings, carding rounds of 77 and 74. 

College of Mount St. Joseph’s Matt Stiens (Cincinnati, Ohio/La Salle) earned medalist honors at the event. The senior golfer fired rounds of 74 and 77 to tie for first place after 36-holes and then won a playoff to claim the top individual spot.

Hanover College finished 31 strokes behind Transy in the team standings and placed fifth overall. Robert Bader (Louisville, Ky./St. Xavier) finished seventh in the individual standings with rounds of 74 and 79.

Rose-Hulman carded a sixth place finish at the 11-team event with a total of 660. 

Defiance (9th) and Manchester(10th) rounded out the HCAC finishers at the tournament.

Manchester will compete at Indiana Wesleyan this weekend, while Rose-Hulman will host Defiance, Hanover, and Mount St. Joseph at the RHIT Invite.

For Current HCAC Men's Golf Stats, click here