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EWC Take Top Honors at Battle at the Dance

March 28, 2024

TORRINGTON, Wyo. – Eastern Wyoming College Lancer golf team finished first in The Battle at The Dance, held March 18-19 at Raindance golf course in Windsor, Colorado. Hasting’s College hosted the NCAA tournament.

The Lancers finished with a +15, followed by Midland College with a +19, and

“Raindance is an amazing course, it was a real treat to get to compete there,” EWC head golf coach Zach Smith said. “The guys played well enough the first day to be tied for first going into day two. We definitely left some shots out there on day one and were focused going into day two. We played much better on day two.”

The Lancers battled back and forth with Midlands all day “but late in the round the guys had a barrage of birdies and were able to close things out,” Smith added.

Lancer Taiki Sugawara finished in ninth place overall with a +1. Fellow Lancer Ryker Dunkley finished the tournament in 14th place with a +5. University of Colorado golfer Jack Holland won the Battle at the Dance with a -12.

Other Lancer golfers competing included Braylon Bingham, Josh Chapman, and Leander Suttka.

“I’m proud of the way all the guys played both days,” Smith said. “It was a great first tournament of the season.”

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