EWC wins home golf tournament

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Harry WalchEastern Wyoming College is pleased to announce that the Lancer Golf team won the home tournament hosted last week.  The Lancers finished the tournament with a two-day team total of 593.  Otero Junior College was second with 610.

“Our entire team had a good tournament that led to a team victory, freshmen Harry Walch winning the tournament and all 8 of our players earning points towards all region standings,” said Coach Zach Smith. “It’s always important to have a good performance at our home tournament and the guys definitely accomplished that this week. Arvy had a particularly strong round on Friday where he had 17 pars and 1 eagle. I was excited for him because you don’t see a round like that very often. We hope to finish the season strong in McCook and Riverton when we have 2 tournaments in the span of 5 days.”

Leading the Lancers was freshman Harry Walch, from Staines, England.  Walch shot a 75 and 72 for a two-day total of 147 and won the tournament.

Other Lancer scores were as follows:

Eric Lovell, sophomore, Greeley, CO – 74, 74 – 148, tied 2nd
Arvy Shongwe, freshman, Ezulwini, Swaziland – 79, 70 – 149, tied 3rd
Calum Giffen, freshman, Kelty, Scotland – 77, 73 – 150, tied 4th
Jared Pilkington, freshman, Scottsbluff, NE – 73, 79 – 152, tied 5th
Adrian Torres – Ruiz, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 76, 77 – 153, tied 6th
Denton Shaw, sophomore, Lusk, WY – 74, 79 – 153, tied 6th
Brody Staten, freshman, Casper, WY – 84, 73 – 157, tied 8th

Harry WalchThe Lancers will travel to McCook, NE to play September 29-30 and to Riverton, WY to play October 2-3 which will conclude the fall season.

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