WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The Winona State men’s golf team turned in their best three-round score of the season at The Mule, shooting an 871 (+31) as a team to finish sixth overall.
The Warriors carded rounds of 283, 287, and 301 to be in contention throughout the invitational and ultimately finished sixth among a strong field of 19 teams. Central Missouri and Missouri Western State tied for first as a team with scores of 862 (+22). With seven NSIC teams competing, WSU was the top conference finisher, edging Bemidji State by one stroke.
Bennett Thomas led Winona State, finishing fourth individually. Thomas opened The Mule with two rounds of under-par golf on the opening day. Rounds of 68 (-2) and 67 (-3) put Thomas tied for first after day one, and a 75 (+5) on the final day gave Thomas a score of 210 to finish even-par for the tournament.
Gabe Goodman earned a top-15 finish, shooting a three-round total of 215 (+5). Goodman opened the invitational with a one-under par 69 during the first round, then shot a 76 (+6) during round two. Goodman carded a third-round score of 70 (E) to finish the event.
Peyton Coahran finished tied for 40th with a 223 (+13). Coahran opened the event with a 73 (+3) and 74 (+4) on the first day and shot a 76 (+6) during the final round.
Alessandro Trenta and Matt Turner rounded out the WSU scoring with scores of 227 (+17) each. Trenta notched rounds of 75, 72, and 80 while Turner turned in rounds of 73, 74, and 80.
Tyler Johnson golfed as an individual in the event, also shooting a 227 (+17). Johnson carded rounds of 77, 73, and 77.
Winona State will next take the course at the NSIC Championships in Blue Springs, Mo. on April 21-23.
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