D&E freshman wins individual title

CINCINNATI, Ohio -Davis &?Elkins College’s Evan DeGrazia earned low-medalist honors at the G-MAC men’s golf championships that concluded on Wednesday.

The freshman finished with a three-day total of 228 (74-74-80) at the Glenview Golf Course.

The Senators finished third as a team with a score of 959.

Ali Cameron registered a score of 242 (78-81-83) for D&E, while Ian Clark posted a 246 (77-90-77) and Fred Roby completed the team score with a 250 (80-86-84). Ethan Slaubaugh competed as an individual and finished with a score of 260 (88-83-89).

Trevecca Nazarene, which also won last year’s tournament, posted a three-day total of 942 to capture the team title.

The Trojans were followed by Kentucky Wesleyan (957), D&E, Ohio Valley (969), Cedarville (973) and Alderson Broaddus (986).

The Battlers’ were led by freshman Adam Jeffries, who just missed low-medalist honors with a 229.

J.J. McCabe finished the tournament with a 254 for AB. Mark Roth tallied a 256, and Quincy Fraley and Jacob Kangas each posted a 257.

Jeffries was one of three golfers to shoot in the 70s in all three rounds, joining TNU’s Logan Martin and Ohio Valley’s Luis Herrera.

Champion TNU was led by Martin and Tyler Phillips, who tied for fifth place.

The all-conference team included DeGrazia, Jeffries, Herrera, Kentucky Wesleyan’s Patrick Schirmer, Martin and Phillips.

The remainder of the 10-person all-conference team will be announced next week, along with Coach of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Golfer of the Year honors.