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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)

Team Results

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.

Ogdensburg's Jake VanHouse turned in another strong tournament performance for the Elmira College Golf Team.


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