GREENWOOD, IN – The 2015 HCAC men’s golf tournament shifts north to Knightstown, Indiana for the third and final rounds this weekend. Transylvania University is shooting for their ninth consecutive HCAC men's golf title and leads the field by 35 strokes heading into the final weekend. The final rounds will take place at Royal Hylands Golf Club in Knightstown, Indiana Saturday and Sunday.
The conference champion will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III National Championships which will be held on May 12-15 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Pioneers fired a total of 294 on day one and followed that effort with a 292 on Sunday. Transy totaled a 586 for the two days and lead second place Franklin by 35 strokes. The rest of the field includes Hanover (622), Mount St. Joseph (628), Rose-Hulman (637), Defiance (642), Manchester (645), and Anderson (738).
Transylvania's Nicholas McCarthy (Nicholasville, Ky./East Jessamine) currently leads the individual standings with rounds of 71 and 72, sitting at one under par.
The top eight finishers after Sunday's round is complete will earn All-HCAC honors. The top freshman finisher will receive the Freshman of the Year award. Action will get underway Saturday at 1PM and Sunday at 11AM.