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October 6, 2009

2009-2010 Season - Keopple ties for 7th at Red Poling

DEARBORN, Mich. – Junior Ted Keopple (Geneseo HS, Geneseo, Ill.) led the Augustana men’s golf team with a top 10 finish at the Red Poling Collegiate Classic on Tuesday, October 6 at TPC of Dearborn in Dearborn, Michigan.  Keopple shot a 78 to finish in a tie for seventh place with a pair of golfers from Hope.

The Vikings finished sixth at the event with a score of 325.  Hope edged out the competition to win the event with 311 strokes.  Calvin and Malone tied for second place at 312 with Spring Arbor just another shot back at 313.  Monmouth finished just ahead of Augustana with a score of 324.

Junior Phil Litchfield (Benet Academy, Darien, Ill.) and senior Zach Kinscherf (Quincy Notre Dame HS, Quincy, Ill.) both shot a round of 81 and tied for 19th place at the event.  Junior Kyle Weigand (Leyden HS, Franklin Park, Ill.) fired an 85 to earn the 28th spot.  Freshman Jeff Paustian (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) rounded out the field with a 92, finishing in 30th place.

Mitch Bent of Spring Arbor won the event, grabbing medalist honors with a score of 74.

Story written by Assistant Sports Information Director Adam Strand