Mynatt leads field through 18 holes at Wabash Classic

Nate Mynatt

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Earlham College senior Nate Mynatt was alone atop the leaderboard after Saturday's first round of the Wabash Classic, held at the Crawfordsville Country Club.

Mynatt carded an even-par 70 in Saturday's round, and held a one-stroke lead over Parkland College's Jack Halstead and Oakland City University's Noah Onyett.

Mynatt was joined among the top 10 by senior Graham Sherard (72, +2), who was tied for fourth. Sophomore Jared Stone was just outside the top 10 in a tie for 12th place, after firing a four-over 74. Junior Garrett Schuler (78, +8) was tied for 28th, while sophomore Kim Kang (80, +10) was tied for 35th out of 53 golfers in the field.

As a team, Earlham was second through 18 holes with a 294 (+14), and trailed leader Parkland College by two strokes. The Quakers had a three-stroke lead over third-place Oakland City University, and a four-stroke lead over the host squad from Wabash in fourth place.

Round two of the Wabash Classic will be played on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Crawfordsville Country Club.