Alex Linden, Sports Information Director
ARDMORE, Okla. – Nebraska Wesleyan senior men’s golfer Alex Kubik shot a school record 65 in round three of the Dornick Hills Classic on Tuesday to win individual medalist honors with a total score of 212. He won the event, held at Dornick Hills Country Club, by four strokes.
Last season, Kubik tied the school record by shooting a score of 66 (-6). His round of -6 from last year is still the lowest round to par in NWU men’s golf history, with his 65 (-5) on Tuesday coming on a Par 70 course.
Kubik (Sr., Aurora, Neb.) shot rounds of 71-76 on Monday playing 36 holes on the opening day. He trailed the individual leader by eight strokes heading into Tuesday’s final 18 holes. This marks the sixth time in his career that Kubik has won individual medalist honors.
As a team, the Prairie Wolves finished second among the eight teams competing. NWU had a three-day total of 892, falling three strokes behind the winning team of Texas Wesleyan University which shot 889.
Two other NWU golfers finished in the top ten individually. Christian Hall placed 6th overall with a score of 225 (73-78-74) with Grant Johnson finishing two strokes behind in a tied for 7th at 227 (73-74-80).
Just outside the top ten was Christian Ghilardi who tied for 11th with a score of 232 (81-73-78) with Tyler Welch rounding out the NWU scores in a tie for 16th at 236 (82-78-76).
This is the second of four scheduled events for the NWU men during the fall portion of the season. They will play in the Nebraska Intercollegiate Tournament this weekend (Oct. 9-10) at Norfolk C.C., in Norfolk, Neb.