Wed, May. 9, 2012 - [Men's Golf]
Tiffin University's men's golf team finished its standout 2012 season competing at the NCAA Division II Midwest/South Central Regional at Jefferson City Country Club in Jefferson City, Missouri. TU finished 17th of 20 teams. The top five teams moved on to further postseason play.
Central Missouri won the event with a three-round score of 864. Seven GLIAC schools competed in the regional, with Grand Valley State finishing 6th with 887. Ferris State was 10th with 896. Ashland just edged the Dragons, shooting 918 while TU was next wth 920. Findlay (18th), Wayne State (19th) and Northwood (20th) rounded out the field.
The Dragons opened with a 306 in round one and improved with a 302 in round two. TU was 15th after both rounds, but dropped off in round three, shooting 312.
"We are very excited about the year we had," said TU coach Darby Roggow
. "We are a little disappointed that we couldn't shoot a little better at the regional, but what we accomplished this year is a big stepping stone for our program. This may have been the first regional we reached but we certainly don't intend for it to be our last."Jon Klein
led the Dragons overall, finishing 62nd with a 229 (78-74-77), while senior Dillon Klein
also stayed consistent with a 231 (77-78-76). Blake DeBruyn
(75-76-80)also shot 231, though he joined senior Jason Crow
(77-74-83 for 234) with a difficult round three score. Tyler Maranville
was fifth with scores of 77, 81, and 79 for a 237.