RICHMOND, Ky. – The IUPUI males’s golf staff will open up its 2023-2024 marketing campaign this week when the Jaguars compete within the EKU Colonel Traditional on the College Membership at Arlington. The Jaguars preliminary lineup of the season consists of 5 returners from a yr in the past with two true freshmen taking part in within the particular person spots.
Head coach Jamie Broce‘s squad brings again its prime six gamers from a season in the past, keyed by Sam McWilliams (74.03 common) and Taylor Gardner (74.20) on the prime of the lineup. Senior Kevin Tillery (75.87) additionally performed all 30 rounds a season in the past, bringing stability to the group. Junior Morgan Tournemire was subsequent consistent with 19 rounds performed and a 77.00 scoring common whereas junior Colten Girgis performed 18 rounds with a 75.89 mark.
Different returners embrace Josh Yoder (75.50), Brock Aten (76.33), Harry Ward (78.17) and Noah Kirsch (78.56). The three individual recruiting class consists of Titus Boswell (Monrovia), Greg Miller (Tippecanoe Valley) and Brady Schier (Heart Grove). Boswell and Schier will play this week as people, every making their collegiate debuts. McWilliams shall be absent from the Jaguars’ beginning group as he recovers from an damage.
FORMAT: The match shall be a 5-count-4 occasion with 36 holes on Thursday (Aug. 31) and Friday (Sept. 1).
THE COURSE: College Membership is likely one of the area’s greatest 18-hole golf programs, unfold over 200 acres. The course contains tree lined zoysia grass fairways and bent grass greens and is constantly one of many prime programs in Central Kentucky.
THE FIELD: The sphere will include Alabama State, Austin Peay, Bellarmine, Butler, Campbellsville, Harrodsburg, Chicago State, EKU, Northern Kentucky, Purdue Fort Wayne, Robert Morris and Tennessee State.
RANKINGS: In keeping with Spikemark, this yr’s preliminary rankings won’t drop till Oct. 15.
No. 1 – Taylor Gardner (74.63 profession common / 71 rounds)
No. 2 – Kevin Tillery (76.07 profession common / 43 rounds)
No. 3 – Morgan Tournemire (76.75 profession common / 40 rounds)
No. 4 – Colten Girgis (76.92 profession common / 36 rounds)
No. 5 – Noah Kirsch (78.56 profession common / 9 rounds)
Ind. – Titus Boswell (school debut)
Ind. – Brady Schier (school debut)
LAST TIME OUT: IUPUI closed out the 2022-23 marketing campaign with a fourth-place end on the Horizon League Championships with a 54-hole 901 (304-298-299). McWilliams was the staff’s prime particular person at 6-over 222 (75-75-72), tying for tenth total.
UP NEXT: IUPUI will compete at Ball State’s Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational on Sept. 9-10.