NJCAA Region XII Men's Golf News
Tuesday, April 24
Mott golf team ranked 19th in NJCAA Division II Golf Poll
The Mott Community College men's golf team is ranked 19th in the NJCAA Division II golf poll this week. The Bears have 37.87 ranking points. Oakland Community College is ranked 25th this week. The Raiders have 39.20 ranking points this week. Columbus State Community College is ranked 21st this week. The Cougars have 39.00 ranking points.
Thursday, May 19
Mott charges to seventh after three day at Nationals
The Mott Community College men's golf team shot 293 on Thursday to move up to seventh place after three days of the NJCAA Division II Golf Nationals being held at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, AL. The Bears have a 54 hole total of 890 just three strokes ahead of Oakland Community College with an 893. The Raiders shot a 302 on Thursday to fall to eighth. Dan Balgooyen of Muskegon Community College is the top Region XII golfer with a 217. He is 12th after a 70 on Thursday. Joe Parker of Oakland is 16th after a 3rd round 77 gave him a 219 total. Jordan Weinger of Oakland and Jake Worthington of Mott are both tied at 22nd with 221. Mark Foster of Mott, Ben Gawronski of Oakland, Andrew Jared of Mott and Nolan Maezes of Jackson Community College are all tied for 29th with a 223. The final round is Friday with the top 26 individuals earning All-American Honors.
Wednesday, May 18
Oakland fifth after second round of Nationals
The Oakland Community College men's golf team is fifth after the second day of competition at the NJCAA Division II Men's Golf Nationals. Oakland shot a 294 for a two day total of 591 to put them 14 strokes back of leader John A. Logan (IL) College. Mott Community College was ninth after posting a 292 for a total of 597. Joe Parker of Oakland is tied for fifth after firing a 70 Wednesday for a two day total of 142. Jordan Weinger of Oakland, Dan Balgooyen of Muskegon Community College, Mark Foster of Mott and Nolan Maezes of Jackson Community College are tied for 15th at 147. Ben Gawronski, of Oakland and Jake Worthington of Mott are tied at 148 which is 29th
Tuesday, May 17
Oakland CC tied for second after Day 1 at Nationals
The Oakland Community College men's golf team is tied for second after the first day of the NJCAA Division II Men's Golf National Tournament. The Raiders shot 297 to tie John A. Logan (IL) College, both trail Mesa (AZ) Community College by seven shots. Mott Community College is 12th after the first day with a 305 score, the Bears are 15 strokes off the lead but ony 8 behind second. Oakland golfer Joe Parker shot an even par 72 today to tie for fourth individually. Nolan Maezes of Jackson Community College is seventh with a 73, while Ben Gawronski and Jordan Weinger of Oakland are both 15th with a 75. Dan Balgooyen of Muskegon Community College, Ian Ellis of Oakland, Mark Foster of Mott, Andrew Jared of Mott, Tim Langolf and Randy Norris of St. Clair County Community College and Billy Teer of Mott are all tied for 35th with a 76. The second round will be played Wednsday with the first tee time being 7:00 AM CDT.
Tuesday, May 10
Mott CC wins Region XII Division II Golf Tournament
The Mott Community College golf team won the NJCAA Region XII Division II Golf Tournament at Bedford Valley Golf Club by 10 strokes over Oakland Community College. Both the Bears and the Raiders qualified for the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Scottsboro, AL on May 17-20, 2011. Mott shot a three round total of 894 for the two day tournament, while Oakland carded a 904. Grand Rapids Community College finished thired with a 919. Mark Foster of Mott was the medalist with a three round total of 219. the top ten golfers were named to the All-Region Team. Those golfers were: Tim Langolf, St. Clair County Community College (221), Joe Parker, Oakland (223), Randy Norris, St. Clair County (226), Andrew Jared, Mott (226), Ian Ellis, Oakland (226), Dan Balgooyen, Muskegon Community College (227), Ben Gawronski, Oakland (227), Nolan Maezes, Jackson Community College (228) and Jake Worthington, Mott (228). Five individuals also qualified for Nationals and the were Langolf, Norris, Balgooyen, Maeze and Logan Densmore of Jackson CC.
Sunday, May 8
Cincinnati State qualifies for Division III Nationals
The Cincinnati State Technical & Community College golf team has qualified for the NJCAA Division III Golf Nationals in Chautauqua, NY at the Chautauqua Golf Course. The shot 910 for the three round event at Weatherwax Golf Club in Middletown, OH. Vincennes University finished second with a 914 for the two day event. Connor Stookey of Cincinnati State was the medalist for the event. He was joined on the All-Region Team by Blake Harpenau, Cincinnati State, Josh Bialecki, Cincinnati State, and Chase Smith and Travis Whithaus of Vincennes University.
Monday, April 18
Mott CC is fifth in first golf poll of the season
Mott Community College men's golf team is fifth in the first NJCAA Division II Men's Golf Poll. Oakland Community College is seventh in the rankings this week. Grand Rapids Community College is ranked 15th this week, while Kalamazoo Valley Community College is 18th this week. Muskegon Community College rounds out the poll at number 20.
Thursday, May 13
Oakland's golf team wins rain shortened Region XII Championship
The Oakland Community College golf team made a huge charge in Monday's second round and it turned out to the the move that won them the Region XII Golf Championship. The Raiders shot a 294 in the second round to move them from a tie for fourth to first place after the first day. That lead held when the second round was cancelled after a yeoman's effort to try to get it in. The golfers went out in a steady rain for the third round and got between eight and ten holes in when they were pulled of the course for unplayable conditions. They went out a second time and got about a hole in before more rain made the course unplayable and cancelled the round. Oakland and Kalamazoo Valley Community College team's qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament in Goodyear, AZ on May 18-21. Josh Proben of Schoolcraft College earned Region Medalist honors with a 144 for the 36 holes. Proben qualified for the National tournament along with, Tommy Thompson, Mott Community College, Alex Fleming, Grand Rapids Community College, Jimmy Joachim, Ancilla College, Dan Balgooyen and Andy Crummell of Muskegon Community College. The All-Region Team is Proben, Joe Lemanski, Oakland Community College, Jacob Rykse, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Thompson, Fleming, Joachim, John Earley, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Balgooyen, Jay Dalgarn, Columbus State Community College and Scott Kugler of Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
Tuesday, May 11
Cincinnati State T&CC wins Region XII Division III Regional Tournament
The Cincinnati State Technical & Community College golf team won the 2010 NJCAA Division III Region XII golf tournament by one stroke this last weekend. The Surge shot a three round total of 947 beating Vincennes University, who posted a 948 for the three rounds. OCCAC medalist Blake Harpenau lead the Surge with a 231 for the tournament, while Adam Endres shot 232 for the 54 holes. Conner Stookey had a three round total of 241, while Brian Warken shot 243 for the tournament. Vincennes' Zach Manley was the tournament medalist with a three round total of 228. Manley, Harpenau, Endres, Preston Robinette of Lorain County Community College and Stookey were named to the All-Region team. Cincinnati State now moves on to the NJCAA Division III National Tournament at Chautauqua Country Club in Chautauqua, New York on June 7-11, 2010.
Thursday, May 6
Pairings set for the Region XII Division II golf tournament 1st round
The pairings were released today for the NJCAA Division II Region XII golf championships on May 10-11 at Bedford Valley Golf Club in Battle Creek, MI. A field of 68 players, representing 15 of the 16 Division II teams in Region XII will team off at 9:00 AM in a reverse shotgun start. The field will play 36 holes on Monday and 18 holes on Tuesday. The top two team and the top six individual players not on those two teams will advanced the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Goodyear, AZ on May 18-21. The field features the MCCAA champion Grand Rapids Community College and the OCCAC champion Columbus State Community College will be joined by other contenders Owens Community College, Oakland Community College, Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Mott Community College. MCCAA Medalist Josh Proben will be in the field as will OCCAC medalist runner up Jay Dalgran. The top 10 individual golfers will be named All-Region.
Thursday, April 30
Grand Rapids CC is sixth in this week's NJCAA Rankings
The Grand Rapids Community College golf team is ranked sixth in this week's NJCAA Division II Golf poll. Travis Shooks of Grand Rapids CC is ranked 13th in the individual rakings.
Wednesday, April 22
Grand Rapids CC is sixth in first NJCAA Golf poll
Grand Rapids Community College is ranked sixth in this week NJCAA Division II golf poll. The Raiders have 34.000 computer points in this week rankings. Travis Shooks is the only Region XII golfer in the top 20 this week. Shooks has an adjusted round average of 72.393 for the season