Men’s golf climbs to fifth on last day of Butler Fall Invite

Graham Sherard

INDIANAPOLIS – All five Earlham College men's golfers shot in the 70s in the third and final round allowing the Quakers to climb one spot up to fifth in the final team standings of the Butler Fall Invitational, which concluded Tuesday at the Highland Golf and Country Club.

Earlham carded a 303 in the third round to post a 925 for the tournament. Butler won the event with an 840, after firing a 285 in the final round. UIndy was second with an 850, while Marian University was third with an 871.

Chicago State finished just ahead of Earlham in fourth place with a 911.

Graham Sherard was the top Earlham player on the individual leaderboard with a 76 on Tuesday and a 226 for the tournament. He was tied for 26th overall.

Garrett Schuler and Jared Stone were tied for 36th among individual with a 232, after carding rounds of 75 and 74 respectively on Tuesday. Nate Mynatt and Matt Bushik each shot a 78 on Tuesday; Mynatt finished with a 235 and was tied for 43rd overall, while Bushik was 50th on the leaderboard with a 248.

UIndy's Erik Edwards fired a 67 in Tuesday's third and final round – the lowest round of the day – on his way to a 54-hole score of 205 to claim medalist honors. He won by three strokes over Butler's Patrick Allgeier.

Earlham men's golf returns to action this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, when they compete in the Stateline Shootout.

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