The South Dakota School of Mines
men’s golf team finished up its first tournament of the 2014 spring season
taking 17th place during the Dave Falconer Memorial Invitational
Tuesday in Danville, Ark. The meet was hosted by Arkansas Tech and held at
Chamberlyne Country Club.
carded a two-day team score of 666 (342-324).
Henderson State (Okla.) won the tournament with a
final score of 580 (+4) while Southwestern Oklahoma just edged Arkansas Tech
for second place with a 586 (+10).
Michael Hearne of Southern Nazarene (Okla.) was the individual winner, shooting a
tournament score of 140 (-4).
For the Hardrockers,
freshman Walker Hoolehan came in with the lowest scores carding a 36-hole score
of 157 (80-77) and a share of 59th place. Seniors Tyler Frich (88-77)
and Brogan Papel (86-79) both posted scores of 165 to tie for 83rd place. Freshman
Korey Pryer put up a two-day total of 181 (90-91) for 92nd place and
freshman Matt Stiegel ended with 187 (88-99) strokes.
Mines returns to action March 20-21 at the Yellowjacket Invitational in
Day 1 Results
DANVILLE, Ark. --- The South Dakota School of Mines men’s
golf team teed off on the 2014 spring season Monday during the Dave Falconer
Memorial Invitational, hosted by Arkansas Tech at the Chamberlyne Country Club
in Danville, Ark.
After the first round, the Hardrockers are sitting in 17th
place with a team score of 342. This
year marks the third annual Dave Falconer Classic. Arkansas Tech is sitting on
top of the leader board after Day 1 along with Henderson State who both shot a
287 (-1). AT and Henderson State (Ark.) hold a six-shot lead over Southern
Nazarene (Okla.) with 293 strokes and a seven-shot lead over Southwestern
Individually, Michael Hearne (Southern Nazarene) and George
Adams (Southern Arkansas State) lead the tournament each carding 18-hole scores
of 68 while Arkansas Tech’s Alex Mahlik and Brian Belz are both tied for third
after posting scores of 70.
The Hardrockers low score came from freshman Walker Hoolehan,
who finished the first round with an 80 (41-39) and tied for 66th
place. Senior Brogan Papel ended the first day with an 86 (43-43) for 88th
place, senior Tyler Frich (44-44) and freshman Matt Stiegel (42-46) both
posted scores of 88 for a share of 90th place and freshman Korey
Pryer rounded out the day in 93rd place with 90 (46-44).