Butler Men Finish Second At Big Four Meet

CARMEL, IND. -- Butler had three of the “Top 5” individuals, but still came up two strokes shy of team champ DePauw at the Big Four Meet held at Crooked Stick Golf Club on Thursday (April 8).  The Bulldogs finished ahead of Hanover and Wabash in the four-team competition.

Junior Ryan Wegeng and freshmen Andrew Wegeng and Matt Vogt all tied for third place with a score of eight-over-par 79.  Ryan Wegeng shot a 39 on the front nine and closed with a 40, while his brother, Andrew, fired a 37 on the front and a 42 on the back.  Vogt  posted a 41 over the first nine holes and then finished with a 38 on the final nine.

Butler’s Colin Reenan came in ninth with an 84, while Jordan Mack tied for 10th with an 85.  Sophomore Ben Nichele, playing as a non-scoring individual, placed 22nd with a 93.

DePauw’s Chase King captured medalist honors with a two-over-par 73, while his teammate, Nick Reardon, finished runner-up with a 74.

DePauw captured the team title with a score of 319, two shots better than Butler.  Hanover finished with a 334 and Wabash posted a 344.