Ryley Egger, Sports Information Director
WAVERLY, Iowa – The Nebraska Wesleyan men’s golf carded a 583 to win the Wartburg Spring Invitational by 19 strokes. NWU’s Alex Kubik won the individual title with a 4-under-par 138. It is his third individual title in the 2020-2021 season.
Kubik led after the first day with an even-par 71 then turned in a 4-under-par 67 in Saturday’s second round. His 67 is the lowest round this spring by a Prairie Wolf.
Grant Johnson finished third in the event. He recorded a 76 on the opening day then shot 1-over-par 72 for a two-day total of 148. Christian Hall tied for fourth with a first-round 79 and then turned in a 1-under-par 70 to finish just a stroke behind Johnson. Bryce Vuncannonand Connor Vandewege both finished in the top 10. Vuncannon shot an 80 on day one then went 1-under-par 70 in round two. Vandewege tallied an 81 for round one then carded a 1-under-par 70 in the final round.
Nebraska Wesleyan shot a 306 the first day then had a 277 for the second day. They were the only team in the field to place all five golfers in the top 10. It was the second team title for the Prairie Wolves this season.
Nebraska Wesleyan heads next to Decatur, Ill. for the two-day Take Back The Night Challenge hosted by Millikin University on April 17 and 18.