Event: KCAC Match Play
Bracket Placement: Loss vs. (4) Sterling (4-1); Win vs. (8) Ottawa (3-1-1); Win vs. (6) OKWU (3-2) - Fifth Place Finish
Location: Mariah Hills Golf Course
DODGE CITY, Kan. – Traveling to Dodge City, Kansas, on Monday and Tuesday (Oct. 3/4), the Valor Men's Golf team competed in the KCAC Match Play. For the fifth seeded Men's Golf Team, this was the first event competing in the KCAC and the Valor performed exceptionally well, grabbing a fifth place finish.
In the first round, the Valor took on the four seeded Sterling College Warriors. Dylan Sitze was able to grab an individual win for Evangel, but Sterling claimed every other match as Evangel fell, 4-1.
Falling to the consolation bracket, Evangel took on the eight seeded Braves of Ottawa. Brock Wunstell, Thomas Bolin, and Sitze all claimed wins, pushing Evangel to the 3-1-1 victory as Reagan Streck tied in his match and Taton Hopkins fell.
In the fifth place match, the Valor matched up against the Eagles of Oklahoma Wesleyan, the six seeded team in the tournament. Evangel's Hopkins and Bolin claimed wins, while OKWU took two wins against Sitze and Wunstell. The final point for fifth place came down to Streck, as all other EU/OKWU matches finished before the game winning point. Streck won the final hole, claiming the fifth place finish for the Valor in their debut in the KCAC.
Evangel Individual Scores (vs SC; OU; OKWU)
Dylan Sitze – Win vs O. Aucoin (2&1); Win vs E. Brumbaugh (2&10); Loss vs L. Currid (4&2)
Thomas Bolin – Loss vs F. Tulies (2UP); Win vs K. Dulle (1&9); Win vs H. Thornton (5&3)
Reagan Streck – Loss vs A. Island (1UP); Tie vs D. Salazer; Win vs C. Herzberg (2&1)
Taton Hopkins – Loss vs D. Ramirez (2UP); Loss vs C. Towey (2&10); Win vs H. Woelk (4&3)
Brock Wunstell – Loss vs N. Pinyo (3UP); Win vs T. Bones (5&12); Loss vs N. Pope (6&5)
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