September 28, 2010

Butler Places 12th At John Piper Intercollegiate

BOWLING GREEN, OHIO -- Sophomore Andrew Wegeng tied for 30th in the individual competition and Butler finished 12th in the team race at the weather-shortened John Piper Intercollegiate Tournament in Bowling Green, Ohio.  The final round of the 54-hole tournament at Stone Ridge Golf Club was cancelled because of rain on Tuesday (Sept. 28).

Andrew Wegeng shot a 76 in the opening round on Monday (Sept. 27) morning and then carded a team-best 75 in the Monday afternoon round for a 36-hole total of 151.  His brother, Ryan, and sophomore Matt Vogt tied for 55th at 156.  Ryan Wegeng shot rounds of 79 and 77, while Vogt posted a team-best 75 in the opening round and then finished with an 81.

Freshman Parker Sheppard was Butler’s fourth finisher and 70th overall with rounds of 87 and 81 (168), while junior Jordan Mack placed 72nd with a two-round total of 171 (86-85).  Freshman Matt Vitale, playing as a non-scoring individual, tied for 60th with rounds of 78 and 79 (157).

Host Bowling Green won the team title with a score of 580 (291-289), while Drew Preston of Bowling Green captured medalist honors with a five-under-par 139 (70-69).