Mynatt claims medalist honors for men’s golf at Wabash Classic

Nate Mynatt

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Earlham College senior Nate Mynatt claimed medalist honors for the second time in his career when he won the Wabash Classic, which concluded Sunday at the Crawfordsville Country Club.

Mynatt fired a two-over 72 in Sunday's final round, giving him a two-over 142 over 36 holes. He was two strokes ahead of second-place golfers Mason Ghidina and Scott O'Brien from Parkland College, both of whom finished with a four-over 144.

Mynatt previous first-place finish came last season in the rain-shortened Earlham Spring Invitational, when he fired an opening round 71, and was declared the champion after the second round was cancelled due to weather.

Senior Graham Sherard was tied for fourth with a six-over 146, after carding a 74 on Sunday. Sophomore Jared Stone also posted a top-10 finish with a 148 (+8) overall and a 74 in the final round, putting him in a tie for eighth.

Sophomore Kim Kang shot a 71 on Sunday, and finished tied for 16th overall with a 151 (+11). Junior Garrett Schuler rounded out the Earlham scorers with a 153 (+13) and tied for 21st, after shooting a 75 in Sunday's round.

As a team, Earlham carded a 585 (+25) over 36 holes and finished eight strokes behind team champion Parkland. The Quakers were 19 strokes ahead of the host squad from Wabash (604, +44), who finished third.

The Wabash Classic wrapped up the Fall 2019 slate for Earlham men's golf; the Quakers' Spring 2020 slate has not been announced.