MAC Men’s Co-Golfers of the Week
Brett Cairns, Kent State, Fr., Courtland, Ontario
Score: 71-69 (140) Even
Finish: Tied 2nd
Cairns shot a final round 69 to finish in a tie for second and help Kent State to their second straight team title at the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate event that featured seven MAC schools. His one-under 69 in the afternoon was one of only two sub par performances in the second round as the winds began to heighten after a brief rain delay. He ranked third in the tournament with 28 pars, one behind the leaders. Cairns also was tied for third with a 4.04 average on the par fours. The freshman now has two top five and four top 20 finishes this season.
Zach Jecklin, Northern Illinois, Sr., Bloomington, Ill. (Bloomington)
Jecklin's first round score of 69 is his best of the season and ties for the lowest round by a Huskie this season. His finish in a tie for second in the tournament is the best finish by a Huskie this season.
Doug Underwood, Akron, Fr., Stow, Ohio (Stow)
Score: 70-74 (144)
Underwood carded the best finish of his collegiate career ending the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate in first for Akron and tied for 11th place overall. He shot two rounds of 70-74 (144) with his solid performance highlighted by a hole-in-one on hole 14. Underwood's star studded day came in only his third tournament of the year.
Trevor Spathelf, Bowling Green, Sr., Bowling Green, Ohio (Bowling Green)
First Energy Intercollegiate
Score: 72-74 (146)
Spathelf had his best finish of the 2007-08 season, carding a 146 at the First Energy Intercollegiate. He began the tournamnet with a 72 and finished with a 74. He finished the tournament tie for 16th.
Ben Wood, Miami, Jr., St. Louis, Mo. (Kirkwood)
Wood placed fifth at the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate to lead the Miami golf team to a third-place team finish ... it was the fourth top-three finish for the RedHawks this season and the second in as many weeks ... it was the fourth time Wood has led the RedHawks this season ... he has finished among the top 25 in eight of the RedHawks’ 12 tournaments this season and has finished among the top five three times.