March 18, 2011

Ryan Wegeng Closes Strong Week In Florida

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. -- Senior Ryan Wegeng wrapped up a solid, week-long trip to Florida with a tie for sixth place at the four-team competition hosted by Butler at Windsor Park Golf Club in Jacksonville, Fla., on Wednesday and Thursday (March 16-17).  The Bulldogs finished fourth in the team competition.

Wegeng opened the two-day meet with a one-over-par 73, his third 73 of the Bulldogs’ spring break trip.  He then closed with an 82 for a 36-hole total of 155 and a “Top 10” individual finish.  Wegeng shot 76 or better in four of his five Florida rounds.  

Travis Kreiter of Bradley claimed medalist honors with rounds of 75 and 73 (148).

Sophomore Alex Walker posted back-to-back rounds of 79 (158) to finish second on the team in scoring, while sophomore Andrew Wegeng shot a two-day total of 160 (77-83).  Sophomore Colin Reenan shot a 166 (80-86), junior Ben Nichele carded a 168 (89-79) and sophomore Matt Vitale finished with a 169 (86-83).

Green Bay won the four-team competition with a two-day score of 621, while Bradley finished runner-up with a 626.  Eastern Illinois had a team score of 631 and Butler finished with a total of 636.
 
Butler Scores
Ryan Wegeng - 73-82 155
Alex Walker - 79-79 158
Andrew Wegeng - 77-83 160
Colin Reenan - 80-86 166
Ben Nichele - 89-79 168
Matt Vitale - 86-83 169