Scots Finish 16th at Lou Collins Invitational

Junior Kyle Bodkins
Junior Kyle Bodkins

Results

Written by Emily Jodway, Sports Information Student Assistant

Battle Creek, Mich.- The Alma College men's golf team finished off the Lou Collins Invitational in Battle Creek, Mich. Saturday (Sept. 2), landing in 16th place with a total score of 684.  

Leading today for the Scots was freshman Tait Morrissey (Canadian Lakes, Mich./Big Rapids), who improved upon his round one score to end the day tied for 67th place with a final score of 165 (+21).

What Happened

  • After a 339-stroke finish for the team on Friday, they ended round two with a total score of 345 to wrap up the day Saturday.
  • Junior Kyle Bodkins (Ada, Mich./Forest Hills Central) moved from a tie for 83rd place to finish the invite in a 77th-place tie with his score of 168 (+24).

They Said It

  • "Tait (Morrissey) had a great performance today. We were hoping for a better outcome, but couldn't quite get into a rhythm today." - Head coach Charlie Goffnett

Notables

  • The Scots's round two performances had them only 15 strokes behind their next closest opponent, 15th place Cornerstone University.  
  • Junior Bennett Schmitt (Frankfort, Mich./Frankfort) ended the day in 87th place with a total score of 172 (+28), and freshman Reese Middleton (Perry, Mich./Perry) was tied for 98th place at 179 strokes (+35).

What's Next 

The Scots return to action on Tuesday, Sept. 19, when they travel to Adrian, Mich. for the first round of the MIAA Jamboree. Tee-off is at 1:00 p.m. at the Lenawee Country Club.

Contact: Zach Russo, Assistant Sports Information Director, (989) 463-7436