Men's and Woman's golf teams
The men's and women's golf teams have had good starts to their seasons as each squad has played twice this month. The women played at the D. A. Weibring course in Normal in the Redbird Invitational on the 11th and the 12th and placed 2nd out of 12 teams with a team score if 915. Senior Ally Scaccia won by 5 shots as she shot a 1 under 215 for 54 holes. The next best scores were from Jr. Frankie Savanna and Soph. Taylor Ledwein who tied for 18th with a 233. On the 18th and 19th they played at the Cardinal Classic in Yorktown, Indiana and finished 2nd out of 19 teams shooting a school record 876. They had rounds of 284, a school record, 292 and 300. Scaccio shot a 220 and tied for 8th while Satan, and Jrs. Brooke Thompson and Chloe Horton all tied for 12th with a score of 221. They play next in Columbia, Missouri on October 2 and 3.
The men's team played in the Crusader Classic in Chesterton, Indiana on the 5th and 6th and placed 2nd out of 4 teams with a 54 hole score of 918. Sr. and Illini Golf's Ethan Brue defended his title shooting a 219 to win by 2. The AC Central/ICC grad tied the school record with his 4th 1st place finish. Jr. Drake Bushong from Pekin and Soph. Charles Jahn tied for 12th with a 233 and Fresh. Miguel Montolongo of Norte Dame tied for 18th with a 239. Playing as individuals Jr. Michael Mounce of El Paso and Sr. Matthew Specht tied for 3rd with a 224. On the 25th and 26th the men played in the Derek Dolenc Inviational at Gateway National in Madison and once again Brue was victorious and he shot an 8 under 54 hole score of 205, winning by 2 shots. He now holds the school record for wins with 5, he tied the 54 hole record of 8 under par, he's also the 1st player in BU history to have 3 rounds in the 60's and he's shot a school record 10 rounds in the 60's. Jahn was 16th with a 217. They next play at the Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on the 2nd and 3rd. Great start everyone!