Concordia takes fifth-place standing into final GPAC round

By Jake Knabel on Apr. 23, 2018 in Men's Golf

EAGLE, Neb. – While playing its third round this spring at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Eagle, Neb., the Concordia University men’s golf team remained in fifth place in the GPAC standings by the end of Monday (April 23)’s action. By carding a 311 in the latest round of the conference championships, the Bulldogs tied for seventh on the day. They are nine strokes in front of sixth-place Dordt on the cumulative leaderboard.

Head coach Brett Muller’s squad now has a three-round GPAC championships total of 288-295-311–894 (+42). Junior Nolan Zikas has put himself in strong position for another all-conference honor. He rests in a tie for seventh (70-73-76–219) amongst the GPAC field.

Zikas and freshman Kort Steele topped the Bulldogs on Monday by eaching turning in a 76 (+5). Next in line were Tyler Ehresman (79), Russell Otten (80) and Tylar Samek (84). Those five Bulldogs have competed in all three GPAC championships rounds in 2017-18, including the first two that took place back in the fall.

Following Zikas on the individual leaderboard, Steele is 18th (79-71-76 – 226), Otten is tied for 19th (77-70-80 – 227), Ehresman is tied for 26th (70-82-79 – 231) and Samek is 34th (71-81-84 – 236). The top 10 finishers automatically claim All-GPAC accolades.

The fourth and final round of the conference championships is set to tee off at 10 a.m. on Tuesday from Woodland Hills. Teams will be going off split tees (Nos. 1 and 10). Live results can be followed HERE.