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Hoelzer's 70 Helps No. 1 Express Men's Golf Capture Owens Invitational
 October 6, 2013

Brandon Hoelzer attempts a shot on the second playoff hole in today's Owens Invitational. The sophomore finished in a tie for first, but lost in a playoff for medalist honors. He led his team to a first place finish, though. Photo by Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information

Brandon Hoelzer attempts a shot on the second playoff hole in today's Owens Invitational. The sophomore finished in a tie for first, but lost in a playoff for medalist honors. He led his team to a first place finish, though. Photo by Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information

By Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information

Toledo, OH---Brandon Hoelzer led the way with a team-low 70 to give the No. 1 Express men's golf team first place in the Owens Invitational.

The Express, who shot a 287 as a team, were playing in their first tournament since being ranked No. 1 in yesterday's poll.

Also helping the Express cause were Philippe Weppernig and Harrison Long (71 each), as well as Kirby Manown and Dru Hein (75 each).

Ohio Northern University (292) finished in second place, while Oakland Community College and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College each shot a 299 for a third place tie.

Hoelzer, Brandon Lambert of Ohio Northern University and Ben Torchia of Lourdes University all went to a playoff for medalist honors. After all three players scored a par on the first hole, Lambert won medalist honors with a par on the second hole. 

The Express "B" team finished in a tie for 10th place, led by a 76 from Timothy DawkinsTyler Crossley (78), Neil Recker (82) and Riley Robinson (85) rounded out the "B" squad.

Notes

Par was 71. The event was held at Heather Downs Country Club in Toledo, OH.

The event had 10 schools participating, while 14 teams competed. 





























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