PAINESVILLE, OHIO – Despite a four stroke improvement in the second round, the Lake Erie College men's golf team was unable to make up any ground in the team standings and finished in 12th place at the season-opening Al Watrous Memorial in Bay City, Mich. on Sunday (Sept. 11).
The Storm posted a team score of 304 on day two to finish at 612, 11 shots behind host Saginaw Valley State University. Ashland University won the team title with a score of 566, 11 strokes better than runner up Grand Valley State University.
Individually, junior Mike Guarino (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) was Lake Erie's top finisher, tying for 30th place. He shot a 73-75-148 (+4). Senior Frank Whites III (Wickliffe, Ohio/Wickliffe) was next, tied for 48th, at 75-78-153 (+9), followed closely by classmate Matt Hennessey (Chardon, Ohio/Chardon) at 79-75-154 (+10).
The Storm is at the Northwood University Invitational in Midland, Mich. next weekend, Sept. 17-18.