- Tiger take seventh at GPAC Qualifier No. 3 April 22, 2014
HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team finished seventh at the third Great Plains Athletic Conference qualifier of the season Monday afternoon in Hastings, Neb.
The Tigers shot a 319 Monday to finished behind host-school Hastings, which took sixth with a 311. Nebraska Wesleyan University won the qualifier with a 296 and Morningside College took second with a 303. Doane College rounded out the top three with a 308.
Austin Hieb was Dakota Wesleyan’s top individual finisher at Hastings. He tied for sixth with nine other golfers with a 76. He shot a 39 on the front nine and a 37 on the back. Tyler Burr and Cal Wiese also recorded top-30 finishes as they tied for 29th with 80s. Both golfers carded a pair of 40s. Mac Young tied for 39th with an 83 (37, 46) and Anthony Husher took 47th with an 87 (45, 42).
NWU’s Rory Doll was the top individual Monday with a 71. He shot a 38 on the front and a 33 on the back. Morningside’s Matt Young and Nebraska Wesleyan’s Drew Taylor tied for second with 74s.
With three qualifiers completed in 2013-14, the Tigers are in seventh in the team standings. Dakota Wesleyan has a three-round total of 974 and sits behind Hastings, which is sixth with a 945. NWU leads the team race with a 922 and Northwestern College is in second with a 928. Doane rounds out the top three with a 931.
Doll leads the individual race with a 224, and is one stroke ahead of Doane’s Jonas Christensen, who is in second with a 225. Burr is the Tigers’ top individual and sits in a tie for 22nd with a 243. Young is tied for 24th with a 244 and Hieb is tied for 30th with a three-round total of 249.
Dakota Wesleyan is in Yankton, S.D., on Thursday, April 24, for the Mount Marty Invite. The fourth and final GPAC Qualifier of the year is Monday, April 28, at Fox Run in Yankton.