2014-15 NCAC Golfers of the Week

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April 27th
  John Chaney, Wittenberg
(Gates Mills, OH/Gilmour Acad.)

Event: NCAC Championship Series, Event #1
Course: Apple Valley Golf Club
Individual Score: 144 (71-73)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 588 (293-295)
Team Finish: First

Wittenberg senior John Chaney lead the individual standings after event one of the 2015 NCAC Golf Championships Series with a two-day total of 144 (71-73) last weekend at the Par-72, 6,946-yard Apple Valley Golf Club in Howard, Ohio.
Macy Hubbard, Wittenberg
(Mason, OH/Mason)

Event: NCAC Championship Series, Event #1
Course: Apple Valley Golf Club
Individual Score: 151 (77-74)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 628 (310-318)
Team Finish: First

Wittenberg sophomore Macy Hubbard currently holds the lead in the individual standings after event one of the 2015 NCAC Golf Championships Series with a 36-hole score of 151 (77-74) last weekend at the Par-72, 5,287-yard Apple Valley Golf Club in Howard, Ohio.
April 20th
  Drake Dunaway, DePauw
(Centerville, OH/Centerville)

Event: Wooster Nye Intercollegiate
Course: Wooster Country Club
Individual Score: 145 (72-73)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 611 (306-305)
Team Finish: Second

DePauw junior Drake Dunaway shot a one-over par 145 (72-73) to finish first out of 57 golfers at Wooster’s annual Nye Intercollegiate, played at the Par-72, 6,545-yard Wooster Country Club. Dunaway’s effort helped guide the Tigers to a second-place finish in the overall team standings with a two-day total of 611 (306-305).
Anne Miller, Denison
(Delaware, OH/Wellington School)

Event: Wooster Invitational
Course: Mohican Hills Golf Club
Individual Score: 152 (80-72)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 655 (333-322)
Team Finish: First

Denison sophomore Anne Miller set the program’s 18-hole scoring record by carding an even par 72 in the second round of the Wooster Spring Invitational, played last weekend at the Par-72, 5,841-yard Mohican Hills Golf Club in Jeromesville, Ohio. DU won the team title at the event by 38 strokes with a 36-hole score of 655 (333-322), led by Miller’s medalist score of 152 (80-72). Her previous career-low in an 18-hole round was a 75 during the 2014-15 season.
April 13th
  Jimmy Slovitt, Denison
(Winnetka, IL/New Trier)

Event: Ted Barclay Spring Invitational
Course: Denison Golf Club
Individual Score: 140 (70-70)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 585 (297-288)
Team Finish: First

Denison senior Jimmy Slovitt guided the Big Red to their second team championship of the spring season by earning medalist honors last weekend at DU’s own Ted Barclay Spring Invitational, played at the Par-71, 6,559-yard Denison Golf Club in Granville, Ohio. Slovitt captured the individual title at the event after carding a two-under par 140 (70-70). The Big Red cruised to an 18-stroke victory at their home event with a two-day total of 585 (297-288).

Jane Hopkinson-Wood, Wittenberg
(Pottstown, PA/The Hill School)

Event: Laura Bump Invitational
Course: Mill Creek Golf Club
Individual Score: 147 (74-73)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 601 (300-301)
Team Finish: First

Wittenberg freshman Jane Hopkinson-Wood won her fourth tournament title of the 2014-15 season last weekend with rounds of 74 and 73 at Ohio Wesleyan’s Laura Bump Invitational, played at the Par-71, 5,834-yard Mill Creek Golf Club in Ostrander, Ohio. Hopkinson-Wood’s efforts helped the Tigers posted back-to-back rounds of 300 and 301, which both topped the previous school record of 306, while the team score of 601 also crushed the previous program standard of 616. Both of the team record that were broken were set at the 2012 BSC Southern Shootout.
April 6th
Alex Blickle, Kenyon
(Wernersville, PA/Lancaster Country Day)

Event: Strimer Memorial Invitational
Course: Oakhaven Golf Club
Individual Score: 144 (72-72)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 603 (300-303)
Team Finish: First

Kenyon senior Alex Blickle led the Lords to their second-straight tournament title by collecting medalist honors last weekend at the Strimer Memorial Invitational, played at the Par-71, 6,876-yard Oakhaven Golf Club in Delaware, Ohio. He carded back-to-back rounds of 72 to post a final score of 144 and a four-stroke victory in the 45-golfer field. The Lords collected the team title at the event by 14 strokes with a 36-hole score of 603 (300-303).
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March 30th
  Eric Tandy, DePauw
(Warsaw, IN/Warsaw)

Event: Butler Spring Invitational
Course: Prestwick C.C.
Individual Score: 148 (74-74)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 633 (317-316)
Team Finish: Seventh

DePauw senior Eric Tandy earned medalist honors at the Butler Spring Invitational, played at Prestwick C.C. in Avon, Indiana, to lead the Tigers to a seventh-place finish in the final team standings. Tandy rose to the top of the individual leaderboard after shooting back-to-back 74’s for a two-day total of 148, holding off Butler’s Logan Holt who finished one-stroke behind in second with 149 strokes (76-73). The Tigers were the only NCAA Div. III school to compete at the event.

Jane Hopkinson-Wood, Wittenberg
(Pottstown, PA/The Hill School)

Event: Joe Duncan Invitational       
Course: Windyke West G.C.
Individual Score: 146 (74-72)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 616 (314-302)
Team Finish: First

                        
Event: Washington (MO) Spring Invitational    
Course: Gateway Golf Links    
Individual Score: 149 (77-72)
Individual Finish: Second
Team Score: 630 (319-311)   
Team Finish: Tie-Second        

Wittenberg freshman Jane Hopkinson-Wood had one of the best weeks of her young collegiate career, collecting medalist honors at the Joe Duncan Invitational in Tennessee with 146 strokes (74-72) and finishing second overall at the Washington (MO) Spring Invitational with a two-day total of 149 (77-72). Her 72’s at both events are the lowest 18-hole scores in program history, while the 146 in Tennessee surpassed the program’s previous 36-hole standard of 150 set by current junior Maggie Smith (Cincinnati, OH/Sycamore) in 2013.

March 23rd
  Jimmy Slovitt, Denison
(Winnetka, IL/New Trier)

Event: Myrtle Beach Shootout
Course: The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort
Individual Score: 76
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 311
Team Finish: First

Denison senior Jimmy Slovitt collected medalist honors to lead the Big Red to the team title at the Myrtle Beach Shootout last Thursday at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. Slovitt finished the 18-hole tournament in a tie atop the leaderboard with UMASS-Lowell’s Harry Hulme with 76 strokes each; however, Slovitt defeated Hulme on the first playoff hole to earn medalist honors.
Annie Miller, Denison
(Delaware, OH/Wellington School)

Event: Old South Intercollegiate    
Course: Old South Golf Links        
Individual Score: 81    
Individual Finish: Fourth
Team Score: 348        
Team Finish: Second        

Denison sophomore Annie Miller helped guide the Big Red to a second-place finish at the Old South Intercollegiate by finishing fourth overall in the individual standings with an 18-hole score of 81 on the Par-72, 5,911-yard Old South Golf Links course in Bluffton, South Carolina.
March 16th
  Alex Blickle, Kenyon
(Wernersville, PA/Lancaster Country Day)

Event: Taylor Made-Adidas Intercollegiate
Course: Cotton Dike Course (Beaufort, SC)
Individual Score: 221 (73-74-74)
Individual Finish: Second
Team Score: 927 (310-310-307)
Team Finish: Third

Kenyon senior Alex Blickle finished one stroke out of the medalist position at the 2015 Taylor Made-Adidas Intercollegiate after he carded a 54-hole score of 221 (73-74-74) on the Par-72, 6,789 yard Cotton Dike Course in Beaufort, South Carolina last week. The Lords finished third overall in the team standings at the event with 927 strokes (310-310-307).

Allie Lawwill {bottom} & Jane Hopkinson-Wood {top}, Wittenberg

Event: Taylor Made-Adidas Intercollegiate    
Course: Morgan River Course (Beaufort, SC)        
Individual Score: 165 (86-79)        
Individual Finish: Sixth (Tie)    
Team Score: 665 (335-330)        
Team Finish: First            

The Wittenberg duo of junior Allie Lawwill (Springboro, OH/Middletown) {bottom} and freshman Jane Hopkinson-Wood (Pottstown, PA/The Hill School) {top} tied for sixth in the individual standings at the Taylor Made-Adidas Intercollegiate after carding identical two-day totals of 165 (86-79) on the Par-72, 5,900 yard Morgan River Course in Beaufort, South Carolina. The duo’s finish helped Wittenberg earn its fourth team title of the 2014-15 season as the Tigers finished atop the team standings with 665 strokes (335-330).
November 3rd
  Zack Miller, Ohio Wesleyan
(Westford, MA/Westford Acad.)

Event: O’Briant-Jensen Memorial
Course: The Dye Course at Sedgefield Country Club
Individual Score: 156 (77-79)
Individual Finish: T-18th
Team Score: 653 (327-326)
Team Finish: Ninth

Ohio Wesleyan freshman Zack Miller posted a top-20 finish to lead the Battling Bishops at the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial in Greensboro, North Carolina. Miller finished in a tie for 18th out of 95 golfers with a two-day total of 156 (77-79).
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October 27th
  Jackson Mihevc, DePauw
(Evanston, IL/Evanston Twp.)

Event: Millsaps Collegiate
Course: Deerfield Country Club
Individual Score: 143 (73-70)
Individual Finish: T-Third

DePauw freshman Jackson Mihevc played as an individual at the Millsaps Collegiate and posted the first top-five finish of his career after tying for third in the individual standings with a 36-hole score of 146 (73-73).
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October 20th
  Jimmy Lasher, Allegheny
(Edinboro, PA/General McLane)

Event: Bud Elwell Fall Classic
Course: Peek N’ Peak Resort
Individual Score: 150 (77-73)
Individual Finish: T-Fourth
Team Score: 612 (308-304)
Team Finish: Third

Allegheny junior Jimmy Lasher finished in a tie for fourth at the predominantly Division II Bud Elwell Fall Classic, played at Peek N’ Peak Resort in Clymer, New York, Oct. 12-13.  Lasher fired an opening-round 77 and then carded a one-over Par 73 on day two to finish with a 36-hole score of 150.
Taylor Griffith, Hiram
(Stow, OH/Stow-Munroe Falls)

Event: Lourdes Fall Finale
Course: Barrington Golf Club
Individual Score: 101
Individual Finish: T-Seventh
Team Score: 422
Team Finish: Third

Hiram freshman Taylor Griffith logged a top-10 finish in her final event of the fall season to lead the Terriers at the Lourdes Fall Finale, played at Barrington Golf Club in Aurora, Ohio. Griffith finished in a tie for seventh after carding a 101 on the Par-72, 6,032 yard course.
October 13th
  Austin Jenkins, Hiram
(North Royalton, OH/North Royalton)

Event: Mount Vernon Nazarene Cougar Fall Classic
Course: Chapel Hill Golf Club
Individual Score: 125 (81-44) (27 holes)
Team Score: 517 (349-168) (27 holes)
Team Finish: Seventh

Hiram freshman Austin Jenkins fired a 27-hole score of 125 (81-44) to lead the Terriers at the Mount Vernon Nazarene Cougar Fall Classic, played at Chapel Hill Golf Club in Mount Vernon, Ohio. The Terriers finished seventh overall in the team standings with a 27-hole score of 517 (349-168).
Maggie Smith, Wittenberg
(Cincinnati, OH/Sycamore)

Event: Wittenberg Pat Clouse Invitational
Course: Springfield C.C.    
Individual Score: 153 (76-77)    
Individual Finish: Second
Team Score: 643 (321-322)        
Team Finish: Second            

Wittenberg junior Maggie Smith posted a two-day total of 153 (76-77) to finish second out of 93 golfers at the Pat Clouse Invitational, played at Springfield C.C. in Springfield, Ohio. Smith was just two shots off of Ithaca’s Kimberley Wong, who won the event with 151 strokes (75-76).
October 7th
  Sam Stilwell, Wittenberg
(Dominion, VA/Sterling)

Event: Kenyon BSN Fall Invitational
Course: Apple Valley Golf Course
Individual Score: 144 (75-69)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 581 (292-289)
Team Finish: First

Wittenberg sophomore Sam Stilwell won the first medalist award of his collegiate career last weekend by topping the individual leaderboard at Kenyon’s BSN Fall Invitational. Stilwell carded a two-day total of 144, which included a tournament-low round of 69 on Monday.
Emily Howerton, Wooster
(Akron, OH/Green)

Event: Mount Union Fall Invitational
Course: Tannenhauf Golf Club    
Individual Score: 84    
Individual Finish: T-Fourth    
Team Score: 346        
Team Finish: Third            

Wooster sophomore Emily Howerton produced her third-straight, top-10 individual finish at a tournament after tying for fourth at the Mount Union Fall Invitational with an 18-hole score of 84.  As a team, the Fighting Scots finished third out of five teams at the event with an 18-hole score of 346.
September 29th
  Jackson Stevens, Wabash
(Greenwood, IN/Roncalli)

Event: Franklin Dick Park Invitational
Course: The Legends Golf Course
Individual Score: 150 (75-75)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 642 (328-314)
Team Finish: Third

Wabash senior Jackson Stevens earned medalist honors at an event for the third time in his career after topping the leaderboard at the Franklin Dick Park Invitational with a 36-hole score of 150 (75-75). Stevens will wrap up his collegiate career this weekend at the Wabash Fall Classic as he will graduate from the college in December.
  Alexandria Ramirez, DePauw
(Naples, FL/Community)

Event: Rose-Hulman Invitational    
Course: Hulman Links G.C.        
Individual Score: 156 (72-84)        
Individual Finish: First    
Team Score: 651 (320-331)            
Team Finish: First                

DePauw sophomore Alexandria Ramirez captured medalist honors at the Rose-Hulman Invitational, played at Hulman Links G.C., after carding a two-day total of 156. She fired an even-Par 72 in the opening-round on Saturday and held on to win the title with an 84 on Sunday. The Tigers also claimed their first team title of the 2014-15 season at the event after accumulating a two-day score of 651 (320-331).
September 22nd
  Jake Fait, Kenyon
(Boardman, OH/Boardman)

Event: Battle at the Brook
Course: Plum Brook Country Club
Individual Score: 146 (77-69)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 601 (302-299)
Team Finish: Second

Kenyon junior Jake Fait earned medalist honors at Ohio Wesleyan’s Battle at the Brook, played at Plum Brook Country Club in Sandusky, Ohio, after he carded a two-day total of 146. He opened with a 77 on Sunday and then vaulted to the top of the leader board after firing a tournament-low round of 69 on Monday.
 

Jane Hopkinson-Wood, Wittenberg
(Pottstown, PA/The Hill School)

Event: St. Mary’s O’Brien Invitational       
Course: The Warren Golf Course       
Individual Score: 153 (73-80)       
Individual Finish: Second            
Team Score: 634 (307-327)           
Team Finish: First

Event: DePauw Small College Classic
Course: Deer Creek Golf Club
Individual Score: 156 (76-80)
Individual Finish: T-First
Team Score: 647 (323-324)
Team Finish: Third                

Wittenberg freshman Jane Hopkinson-Wood led the Tigers in a pair of events last week. She opened the week on Monday by finishing second out of 64 golfers at the St. Mary’s O’Brien Invitational with a 36-hole score of 153 (73-80). Hopkinson-Wood then finished in a three-way tie for first over the weekend at the DePauw Small College Classic after accumulating 156 strokes (76-80). The Tigers won the O’Brien Invitational with a team score of 634 (307-327) and finished third at the DPU Small College Classic with 647 strokes (323-324).

September 15th
  Sam Geise, Wittenberg
(Springboro, OH/Springboro)

Event: Rosecrans-Maurer Invitational
Course: Springfield Country Club
Individual Score: 142 (71-71)
Individual Finish: Second

Wittenberg sophomore Sam Geise finished second out of 80 competitors at the Rosecrans-Maurer Invitational after shooting back-to-back rounds of 71 on the Par-72 course for a 36-hole score of 142. Geise entered the tournament as an individual competitor.
  Sharmeen Chinoy, Wooster
(Kolkata, India/La Martiniere for Girls)

Event: OWU Fall Invitational
Course: The Safari Golf Club
Individual Score: 155 (77-78)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 646 (323-323)
Team Finish: First

Wooster junior Sharmeen Chinoy made history over the weekend by becoming the first Fighting Scots golfer in the program’s five-year history to earn medalist honors at an event. Chinoy topped the individual standings at the OWU Fall Invitational, played at Safari Golf Club in Powell, Ohio, with a two-day score of 155 (77-78) on the Par-72, 5,823 yard course. Wooster also won its first team tournament in program history after accumulating a team score of 646 (323-323).
September 8th  
Alex Andrews, Wittenberg
(Kirtland, OH/Gilmour Acad.)

Event: Transylvania Fall Invitational
Course: University Club of Kentucky (Par 72, 7,013 yards)
Individual Score: 143 (70-73)
Individual Finish: Second
Team Score: 585 (292-293)
Team Finish: First

Wittenberg senior Alex Andrews guided the Tigers to the team title at the Transylvania Fall Invitational after finishing second overall in the individual standings with a 36-hole score of 143 (70-73). Wittenberg bested Centre by five strokes for the team title with a two-day total of 585 (292-293).
Jane Hopkinson-Wood, Wittenberg
(Pottstown, PA/The Hill School)

Event: Denison Fall Invitational
Course: Granville Golf Course (Par 71, 5,798 Yards)
Individual Score: 151 (78-73)
Individual Finish: First
Team Score: 637 (320-317)
Team Finish: First

Wittenberg freshman Jane Hopkinson-Wood had a sensational collegiate debut as she won the Denison Fall Invitational by six strokes with a two-day total of 151 (78-73). She tied the school record of 73 in the second round and posted the second-best two-round total in program history. The Tigers also cruised to the team title with a 21-stroke victory after carding a two-day total of 637 (320-317).
September 2nd   
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Kharissa Carras, DePauw
(Midland, MI/Dow)

Event: Anderson Fall Invitational
Course: Killbuck Golf Course
Individual Score: 155 (76-79)
Individual Finish: Third (tie)
Team Score: 6234 (316-308)
Team Finish: Second

DePauw freshman Kharissa Carras jump started her collegiate career with a top-five finish at the Anderson Fall Invitational, played at Killbuck Golf Course in Anderson, Indiana, last weekend. Carras finished in a tie for third in the individual standings with a two-day total of 155 (76-79) to lead the Tigers to a second place finish in the team standings with 624 strokes (316-308) on the 5,804 yard, Par 72 course.