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Golf Places 14th at Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational

Indiana native Cole Turner was the low Colonial at Ball State's Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational.
Indiana native Cole Turner was the low Colonial at Ball State's Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational.

Sept. 18, 2007

Final Stats

MUNCIE, IN -- GW sophomore Cole Turner (Marion, IN) carded a 215 (72-73-70) to tie for 16th place out of 90 individuals in the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational hosted by Ball State University, Monday and Tuesday, at the par-70, 6,438-yard Delaware Country Club in Muncie, IN. The Indiana native was nine strokes off the pace set by medalist Grant Leaver of Austin Peay. Leaver shot a pair of 68s in the first and second rounds to win the tournament with a four-under-par 206.

Toledo won the event with a team score of 842, five strokes better than second-place Eastern Kentucky (847). GW's team total of 890 was one stroke behind 13th-place IUPUI (889).

GW junior Lewis Sturdy (Keston, England) fired a 217 (72-71-74) to tie for 20th place. Colonials Conor McMahon (Portsmouth, RI) and Tyler Wendelken (Sammamish, WA) tied for 64th place, each shooting 229.

The tournament is named in honor of former Ball State men's golf coach and sports information director Earl Yestingsmeier.

The Colonials next host the Rehoboth Beach Invitational, a 36-hole tournament on Sept. 24, at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach, DE.

GW individual scores (90 total golfers):
14 George Washington-290-296-304--890
T-16 Cole Turner-72-73-70--215
T-20 Lewis Sturdy-72-71-74--217
T-64 Tyler Wendelken-72-76-81--229
T-64 Conor McMahon-74-76-79--229
T-83 Juan Pablo Zuluaga-76-78-85--239

Final Team Standings
1-Toledo 842
2-Eastern Kentucky 847
3-Detroit 848
4-Ball State 851
5-Bowling Green St. 858
6-Austin Peay 876
7-Indianapolis 880
8-Wright State 883
9-Belmont 885
10-Dayton 886
T11-Ohio 888
T11-Georgetown 888
13-IUPUI 889
14-George Washington 890
15-Butler 893
16-IPFW 919
17-Vincennes 941



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