2014 NCAC Golf Championship Series

Event #1

Twin Bridges Golf Club
Danville, Indiana

Hosted by DePauw University
Saturday - Sunday
April 26-27


Men's: Final Results

Women's: Final Results

 

Event #2

Crawfordsville Country Club
Crawfordsville, Indiana
Hosted by Wabash College
Saturday - Sunday
May 3-4

Men's Results: Final Results

Women's Results: Final Results

Final Combined Men's Results Final Combined Women's Results

2014 NCAC Men's Golf Champions

WITTENBERG

2014 NCAC Women's Golf Champions

DEPAUW

Men's Championship Recap Women's Championship Recap
The 2014 NCAC Men’s Golf Championship Series concluded on Sunday afternoon at Crawfordsville Country Club in Crawfordsville, Indiana, hosted by Wabash College. Wittenberg captured its fifth-straight NCAC title after accumulating 1,175 strokes (300-307-283-285) in the two championship series events combined. Kenyon was second in the final team standings with 1,221 strokes, followed by DePauw (1,224), Allegheny (1,225), Denison (1,227), Wabash (1,229), Wooster (1,244), Ohio Wesleyan (1,269) and Hiram (1,321). As NCAC champions, the Wittenberg Tigers earn the league’s automatic bid into the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships, which will be contested at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina, May 13-16.

Wittenberg senior Ben Hogenkamp (Minster, OH/Minster) {bottom left} won the 2014 Bob Nye Award as the overall Champion Medalist after he accumulated 292 strokes (73-77-73-69) over the two championship events combined. Allegheny senior Oliver White (Lower Gwynedd, PA/Heritage Academy) {left} earned the 2014 Dick Gordin Award as the Player of the Year by vote of the conference coaches. White, who finished in a tie for 10th in the championship series standings with 303 strokes, earned champion medalist honors at three separate events this season. In addition, Wittenberg head coach Jeff Roope {bottom right}was selected as the NCAC Men’s Golf Coach of the Year for the fifth year in a row by vote of the league coaches.

Joining Hogenkamp on the All-NCAC first team was Wittenberg junior John Chaney (Gates Mills, OH/Gilmour Academy) in second with 294 strokes, Wabash junior Logan Burdick (Clinton, IN/South Vermillion) in third with 295 strokes, DePauw junior Eric Tandy (Warsaw, IN/Warsaw) in fourth with 296 strokes, Wittenberg senior David Wetterich (Cincinnati, OH/LaSalle) in fifth with 297 strokes and Wooster sophomore Marcus Carano (Akron, OH/Archbishop Hoban) in sixth with 298 strokes.
The 2014 NCAC Women’s Golf Championship Series concluded on Sunday afternoon at Crawfordsville Country Club in Crawfordsville, Indiana, hosted by Wabash College. DePauw captured its third-straight NCAC championship after totalling 1,279 strokes (322-319-320-318) in two the two championship series events combined. Wittenberg was second in the combined championship standings with 1,292 strokes, followed by Denison (1,338), Allegheny (1,355), Ohio Wesleyan (1,383), Wooster (1,413) and Hiram (1,571). As NCAC champions, the DePauw Tigers earn the league’s automatic bid into the 2014 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships, which will be contested at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, May 13-16.

DePauw junior Paige Gooch (Ft. Mitchell, KY/Beechwood) {bottom left} was the champion medalist of the 72-hole event for the second year in a row with a score of 305 (74-78-74-79). She also earned her second-straight  NCAC women’s Player of the Year award by vote of the league coaches. In addition, Wittenberg head coach Jeff Roope {bottom right} was named the NCAC Women’s Golf Coach of the Year for the first time in his career.

Joining Gooch on the All-NCAC First Team was Denison sophomore Brynn FitzGerald (Pepper Pike, OH/Orange) with 313 strokes, Wittenberg freshman Macy Hubbard (Mason, OH/Mason) with 315 strokes, DePauw senior Kelsey Smith (Indianapolis, IN/Hamilton Southeastern) with 319 strokes, Wittenberg junior Nicole Waers (Canton, OH/Perry) with 320 strokes and Allegheny senior Miranda Santucci (Carnegie, PA/Winchester-Thurston) with 322 strokes.

Event I Recap

The first event of the 2014 NCAC Golf Championship Series was contested last weekend (Apr. 26-27) at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Danville, Indiana. Four-time defending NCAC men’s golf champion Wittenberg leads after the first event with a 36-hole team total of 607 (300-307), while DePauw, the two-time defending women’s golf champion, sits atop the women’s leaderboard after the first event with a two-day team total of 641 (322-319).

In the women’s standings, Wittenberg is second with 644 strokes, followed by Denison (665), Allegheny (692), Ohio Wesleyan (697), Wooster (708) and Hiram (800). Allegheny checks in at second in the men’s standings with 622 stokes, followed by Wabash (623), Denison (633), DePauw (635), Kenyon (638), Wooster (640), Ohio Wesleyan (659) and Hiram (689).

The second and final event of the championship series will be held at Crawfordsville Country Club in Crawfordsville, Indiana, this weekend, May 3-4, with Wabash serving as the host institution. The men and women will play 36 holes over two days, with 18 holes being played on both Saturday and Sunday.

NCAC men’s and women’s champions will be determined by the combined results of both events, with each winner earning the league’s automatic bid into their respective NCAA Division III Golf Championships. In addition, both genders recognize the individual medalist from the combined events as well as the season MVP, which is voted on by the league coaches. The men’s individual champion medalist is presented the Bob Nye Award and the conference MVP earns the Dick Gordin Award.

Allegheny senior Oliver White (Lower Gwynedd, PA/Heritage Academy) leads the men’s individual standings after event one with a 36-hole score of 149 (72-77). There is a three way tie for second in the individual standings at 150 between Wabash junior Logan Burdick (Clinton, IN/South Vermillion), Wittenberg senior Ben Hogenkamp (Minster, OH/Minster) and DePauw freshman Quinn Smith (Bloomington, IN/North). Wittenberg senior David Wetterich (Cincinnati, OH/LaSalle) rounds out the top-five in fifth-place after carding a two-day total of 151 (75-76).

In the women’s individual standings, DePauw senior Paige Gooch (Ft. Mitchell, KY/Beechwood) stands alone in the top position after posting a two-day total of 152 (74-78), while Denison sophomore Brynn FitzGerald (Pepper Pike, OH/Orange) and Wittenberg junior Nicole Waers (Canton, OH/Perry) are tied for second with 36-hole scores of 157. DPU freshman Sheinnera Gregory (Bloomington, IL/University) is fourth overall with 158 strokes (79-79), while four players currently sit in a tie for fifth with 161 strokes, including Wittenberg freshman Macy Hubbard (Mason, OH/Mason), Wittenberg sophomore Allie Lawwill (Springboro, OH/Middletown), DePauw senior Kelsey Smith (Indianapolis, IN/Hamilton Southeastern) and Ohio Wesleyan junior Courtney Tincher (Zanesville, OH/West Muskingum).