Northern Kentucky men’s golfer Jacob Poore was the lone player to card an under-par round through the first 18 holes of the Horizon League Championship, consequently topping the individual leaderboard and leading the Norse to a third-place showing when play came to a close Sunday afternoon at Mission Inn & Resort.

Team Tidbits

· The Norse posted a 304, which trails second-place Cleveland State by a mere stroke.

· Wright State tops the team leader board after carding a 297, placing it seven shots ahead of NKU.

· IUPUI is just one shot back of Northern Kentucky, while Oakland trails the Norse by three.

· Green Bay is sixth (309), Youngstown State seventh (311) and Detroit Mercy eighth (318).

· NKU currently leads the tournament with 12 birdies. As a team, the Norse also played the par-5s at even and par-4s at plus-18, which rank 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the event.

Individual Highlights

· Poore posted five of Northern Kentucky’s birdies. The junior added 10 pars to his round, leading to a 2-under 69 and four-stroke lead.

· He started the both the front and back nines with birdies. However, it was a string of three birdies in the first five holes on the back which power his 2-under-par round.

· Freshmen Ty DeBonis and Joseph Clark carded matching 78s for the Norse. DeBonis had two birdies in his round, while Clark carded three.

· Jackson Frame notched Northern Kentucky’s final countable score with a 79, going out and coming in both at 4-over.

Scoring

3. Northern Kentucky – 304

1. Jacob Poore – 69

t20. Ty Debonis– 78

t20. Joseph Clark – 78

t23. Jackson Frame– 79

t28. Logan Gamm – 80

Next Up

Northern Kentucky will go out in the final groupings with Cleveland State and Wright State beginning at 9:10 Monday morning.

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Bryan

Bryan McEldowney

Assistant Athletic Director

Communications and Media Services

Northern Kentucky University

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