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Valpo Finishes Fall Season Tuesday in Dayton
Kyle Henning shot 76 in the final round.
Kyle Henning shot 76 in the final round.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Valparaiso’s men’s golf team wrapped up the fall portion of the 2011-2012 season on Tuesday, moving up one place at the U of Dayton Fall Invitational to finish in a tie for 12th place with a 36-hole total of 620.

The Crusaders improved by 12 strokes in the final round, posting an 18-hole score of 304 to finish in a tie with Youngstown State, just two shots behind Detroit.  IUPUI won the team title in a playoff with Dayton after both shot 585 for two rounds.

Austin Gaugert (Lake Geneva, Wis./Badger H.S.) led the way for the Brown and Gold with a one-over par 72 on Tuesday to finish in a tie for 13th overall.  The junior turned in a two-round score of 148 on the 7,055-yard layout.

Kyle Henning (Brookfield, Wis./East H.S.) added a 76, improving by six shots from round one to finish at 158.  Thomas Wettstein (Neenah, Wis./Xavier H.S.) and Joe Harris (Washington, Iowa/Washington H.S.) each added final round scores of 78 to for totals of 160 and 162 respectively.

Brad Winters (Elgin, Ill./Saint Edward H.S.) finished second for the team overall in the tournament at 157 after carding a final round 81 while Andy Webb (Bedford, Ind./North Lawrence H.S.) shot 85 in the final round to finish at 161.

IUPUI’s Michael Davan won the individual title at three-under par 139 (71-68).