Hanover lands fourth in golf championship

Hanover College’s men’s golf team placed fourth at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. The final round of the 72-hole tournament was held Sunday, May 6, at Honeywell Golf Course in Wabash, Ind.

Hanover, which finished fourth for the second year in a row, totaled 310 strokes in the last round to complete the tournament with 1,228 (300-307-311-310).

Sophomore Robert Bader (Louisville, Ky.) earned all-conference honors for the first time with a fifth-place finish. Bader turned in a five-over-par 76 in the last day of competition and totaled 297 (70-76-75-76) in the tourney.

Freshman Patric Geary (Clarksville, Ind.), senior Vikram Ramjee (Cincinnati, Ohio) and junior Marcus El (Indianapolis, Ind.) each posted top-15 finishes in the 40-athlete field.

Geary was 10th with 309 (75-79-75-80). Ramjee placed 12th after shooting 310 (78-75-79-78). El, who earned a spot on the HCAC’s all-sportsmanship team, finished 15th with 312 (77-77-82-76).

Freshman Nico Mingione (Madison, Ind.) had an 82 in the final round to complete the Panthers’ quintet.

Transylvania University (Ky.) captured its sixth consecutive team championship. The Pioneers posted a tournament-low round of 284 and finished with 1,164 strokes in the event (293-293-294-284).

The College of Mount St. Joseph (Ohio) was second with 1,206 (304-299-304-299) and Franklin College placed third with 1,217 (314-305-302-296).

Transylvania senior Justin Tereshko earned medalist honors, earning a 10-stroke win against teammate Jantzen Latham. Tereshko finished with a 279 (69-72-68-70). Latham posted a 289 (72-72-72-73).

Heartland Conference Championship – Final Results