Hansen Paces Men's Golf in First Round

Hansen Paces Men's Golf in First Round

April 10, 2009 – Behind a 9-over-par 81 from Clinton native and senior Mike Hansen, the Ashford men’s golf team completed first-round play to open the spring season at the Augustana Invitational on Friday.

The Saints currently stand in a tie for 11th in the 15-team field with Augustana, carding a first-round team total of 332 (+44).

Carthage College’s Tyler Wollberg (69) has a two-stroke lead in the race for medalist honors to lead the Redmen at the par-72, 6,777-yard layout at Highland Springs Golf Course in Rock Island, Ill.

Hansen is tied with eight others at 37th while Ashford senior Mike Reddersdorf of Marengo, Ill., and freshman Nick Newburg of Milan, Ill., are one stroke back at 46th after finishing with an 82.

Sophomore Duncan Forgey of Camanche, Iowa, fired an 87 (+15) while freshman Justin Fritz of Mt. Carroll, Ill., ended with an 88 (+16).

The final round of play will conclude tomorrow morning.

Augustana Men's Invitational First-Round Team Scores

1 – Carthage College – 302 (+14)

2 – Benedictine (305)

3 – St. Ambrose (305)

4 – Monmouth College (310)

5 – Black Hawk CC (312)

6 – St. Ambrose (313)

7 – Augustana (317)

8 – Edgewood College (319)

9 – Elmhurst College (325)

10 – Monmouth College (326)

11 – Ashford (332)

12 – Augustana (332)

13 – Palmer (333)

14 – Knox College (333)

15 – University of Dubuque (353)

16 – Ashford Individual Scores

37 – Mike Hansen (81)

46 – Mike Reddersdorf (82)

46 – Nick Newburg (82)

70 – Duncan Forgey (87)

72 – Justin Fritz (88)

April 10, 2009 – Behind a 9-over-par 81 from Clinton native and senior Mike Hansen, the Ashford men’s golf team completed first-round play to open the spring season at the Augustana Invitational on Friday.

The Saints currently stand in a tie for 11th in the 15-team field with Augustana, carding a first-round team total of 332 (+44).

Carthage College’s Tyler Wollberg (69) has a two-stroke lead in the race for medalist honors to lead the Redmen at the par-72, 6,777-yard layout at Highland Springs Golf Course in Rock Island, Ill.

Hansen is tied with eight others at 37th while Ashford senior Mike Reddersdorf of Marengo, Ill., and freshman Nick Newburg of Milan, Ill., are one stroke back at 46th after finishing with an 82.

Sophomore Duncan Forgey of Camanche, Iowa, fired an 87 (+15) while freshman Justin Fritz of Mt. Carroll, Ill., ended with an 88 (+16).

The final round of play will conclude tomorrow morning.

Augustana Men's Invitational First-Round Team Scores

1 – Carthage College – 302 (+14)

2 – Benedictine (305)

3 – St. Ambrose (305)

4 – Monmouth College (310)

5 – Black Hawk CC (312)

6 – St. Ambrose (313)

7 – Augustana (317)

8 – Edgewood College (319)

9 – Elmhurst College (325)

10 – Monmouth College (326)

11 – Ashford (332)

12 – Augustana (332)

13 – Palmer (333)

14 – Knox College (333)

15 – University of Dubuque (353)

16 – Ashford Individual Scores

37 – Mike Hansen (81)

46 – Mike Reddersdorf (82)

46 – Nick Newburg (82)

70 – Duncan Forgey (87)

72 – Justin Fritz (88)