VanHouse Continues Strong Play For Elmira Golf
PENN YAN, N.Y. -- The Elmira College men's golf team continued the fall portion of its schedule at the Keuka College Invitational on Wednesday afternoon, as the Soaring Eagles earned a sixth-place finish in a competitive eight-team field.
Junior linksman Matt McGaugh '21 led the way for the Soaring Eagles at the 6,663-yard long Lakeside Country Club in Penn Yan, New York. McGaugh posted his lowest round of the season with a 78 (+6), finishing tied for sixth in the 50-man field. McGaugh was followed by Ogdensburg's first-year talent Jake VanHouse '23, who finished in a tie for 11th at the 18-hole event with an 81 (+9), .
Henry Cleveland '20 posted a card of 92 (+20), which was matched by sophomore Ross Bartlett '22 in his first-ever appearance for the Soaring Eagles, placing the pair in a tie for 35th. Derek Countryman '23 posted a score of 93 (+21) in his second collegiate tournament, earning a 37th-place finish.
Elmira Men's Results
T-6 - Matt McGaugh - 78 (+6)
T-11 - Jake VanHouse - 81 (+9)
T-35 - Henry Cleveland - 92 (+20)
T-35 - Ross Bartlett - 92 (+20)
T-37 - Derek Countryman - 93 (+21)
1. Oswego 309 (+21)
2. Medaille 317 (+29)
3. Utica 319 (+31)
4. Penn College 325 (+37)
5. Morrisville 340 (+52)
6. Elmira 343 (+55)
7. SUNY ESF 344 (+56)
8. Keuka "A" 346 (+58)
News and Notes
McGaugh's score of 78 (+6) is tied for the third-lowest of his career.
McGaugh has posted scores under 80 in two consecutive tournaments.
Through the first three tournaments of the season, VanHouse is averaging a score of 80.
VanHouse's 11th-place finish is the second-best finish of his young career.
Bartlett made his debut for the Soaring Eagles on the links.