Sophomore Jacob Vrolijk closed out the fall campaign on a high note, securing the first top-10 finish of his career while guiding the Northern Kentucky men’s golf team to a third-place finish at Xavier’s Musketeers Classic.

Team Tidbits

·      The Norse closed out the suspended second round with a 291 before ending the tournament with a 293.

·      NKU was consistent throughout the tournament, as the team carded a 292 in the opening round.

·      Ohio State won the team title at 1-under par and Ball State took second at 17-over, with the Norse seven shots back of the Cardinals.

·      The Norse staved off a third-round challenge from Horizon League-rival Oakland and host Xavier, both of which finished one shot back of NKU.

Individual Highlights

·      Vrolijk paved the way for the Norse across the first two rounds, shooting 1-over and 1-under, respectively. He closed a 4-over 75 to hold on to a share of 9th, marking his first collegiate top-10 finish.

·      Jacob Poore’s even-par was the low round of Northern Kentucky’s third round. Poore finished tied for 14th.

·      Logan Gamm and Avery Green concluded the event at 7-over. With the duo tying for 16th, each of the top three teams had its four best finishers in the top-16 of the tournament.


3. Northern Kentucky – 293-291-292-876

t9. Jacob Vrolijk – 72-70-75-217

t14. Jacob Poore – 74-74-71-219

t16. Logan Gamm – 73-73-74-220

t16. Avery Green – 74-74-72-220

t58. Alex Doss – 75-78-76-229*

62. Ty DeBonis – 77-76-78-231

t70. Brady Howell – 79-79-78-236*

t77. Joseph Clark – 79-74-85*

* Competing as Individual

Next Up

An approximate three-month layoff awaits Northern Kentucky, as Mission Inn & Resort in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida, the site of the Horizon League Championship, will play host to the Motor City Cup Match Play in early February.



Bryan McEldowney

Assistant Athletic Director

Communications and Media Services

Northern Kentucky University


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