MVC Men's Golf Hosts HAAC Championship TournamentPosted April 28, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 28, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s golf team is hosting the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship at Indian Foothills Park. Monday consisted of two rounds of play, with the final round scheduled for Tuesday. After Monday’s rounds the Vikings sit in fourth place with one top 10 golfer.
Leading the way for the Viking men’s golf team is Freshman Shane Hall (Sugarland, Texas) who sits in a tie for tenth after a shooting a 79 (+7) in the first round and a 76 (+4) in the second round for a 155 (+11). Hall sits seven shots behind the leader. Also for MVC Freshman Caleb Abalos (Springfield, Mo.) shot a two-round total of 156 (+12) and Freshman Zac Howard (Ontario, Canada) shot a two-round total of 156 (+12) to both tie for twelfth. Junior Dave Wheatley (Prince Edward Island, Canada) is tied at No. 18 with a 157 (+13) and Sophomore Travis Chorley (Alberta, Canada) is tied at No. 23 after shooting a two-round score of 160 (+16).
As a team the Vikings have shot 620 (+44) and sit in fourth place, one stroke behind third place Avila University. Atop the team standings is Culver-Stockton College which shot team score of 605 (+29) in the first two rounds followed by Baker University which shot a 613 (+37) on the first two. Sitting 12-strokes back of MVC in fifth place is Graceland University, followed by Evangel in sixth and Central Methodist University at seventh.
The HAAC Men’s Golf Championship will continue with one round Tuesday at Indian Foothills Park. The first group is scheduled to tee-off at approximately 8:30 a.m.
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Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.