NEWTON — The Fort Hays State men's golf team claimed a runner-up finish at the Bethel College Spring Invitational (April 6-7). The first round of competition was hosted at Hesston Golf Park, while the second round was hosted at Sand Creek Station. The Tigers shot rounds of 286 and 301 to finish 15-over par (587) for the tournament.
Freshman Pete Carney led the Tigers after shooting rounds of 68 and 76 (144) and finishing in a tie for fifth for the tournament.
Seniors Connor Schultz (68 & 77) and Mac McNish (75 & 73) also finished in the top-10 for the Tigers. Schultz finished in a tie for seventh, while McNish tied for 10th. Bryce Cowan shot identical rounds of 75 to finish in a tie for 16th. Isaiah Grover carded rounds of 78 and 80.
Kansas Wesleyan took home the team title with rounds of 284 and 299 for a 11-over par score (583) as a team. Fort Hays State finished four strokes behind the Coyotes. Murray State College (596) finished in third.
The Tigers will be back in action in eight days when they make their way to Bolivar, Mo. to compete in the SBU Invitational (April 15-16) hosted at Silo Ridge Country Club.