Ty Debonis and Jacob Poore narrowly missed out on top-10 finishes as the Northern Kentucky men’s golf team ended competition in the Cleveland State Invitational on Tuesday with a sixth-place showing.
· NKU entered the final day within one stroke of both Wright State and St. Francis (Pa.) which were tied for fourth.
· The Norse settled for sixth after St. Francis posted a round that was two strokes better and Wright State carded a score 12 shots better.
· Cleveland State made a final round charge to tie Oakland atop the leaderboard and took home the team crown in a playoff.
· Debonis slid just out of the top-10 after carding a 5-over 77 in the final round. He entered the day tied for ninth.
· Poore shot a 4-over 76 and settled for 13th, which he shared with Debonis as the duo both finished the tournament at 225.
· Freshman Jacob Vrolijk had the low round of the day for NKU, posting a 75.
· Oakland’s Jake Kneen won the individual title with a 214.
6. Northern Kentucky – 304-303-308-915
t13. Ty Debonis – 74-74-77-225
t13. Jacob Poore – 76-73-76-225
t32. Logan Gamm – 78-74-80-232
t45. Jackson Frame – 76-82-82-239
t52. Joseph Clark – 78-86-WD*
t57. Jacob Vrolijk – 88-83-75-246
The Norse have a two-week hiatus before returning to action in the Dayton Flyer Invitational, Oct. 16-17.
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