MAC Announces Men?s Tri-Golfers of the Week

Updated 9/24/2008

MAC Men’s Tri-Golfers of the Week

Brian Maurer, Ball State, Senior

Richmond, Ind. (Richmond)

Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational 


Finish: T-2nd

Maurer tied for second as an individual and helped Ball State to a second-place finish at its own Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational Monday and Tuesday. Eastern Kentucky won the event, and Ball State's second-place finish was better than MAC opponents Northern Illinois (4th), Bowling Green (5th tie) and Ohio (8th). 


John Powers, Bowling Green, Junior  

Bowling Green, Ohio (Bowling Green)

Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational          


Finish: T-2nd   

John Powers had his best showing of the fall season this week as he finished in a tie for second at the 2008 Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational with a 54-hole score of 209. The junior opened with a 68-69 and finished with a 72, to finish one stroke off the all-time low in BGSU history. Powers tied Brain Maurer (Ball State) and Matt Schneider (BGSU) for second place, as the Falcons finished fifth in the 13-team field.


Matt Schneider, Bowling Green, Junior          

Grand Rapids, Minn. (Grand Rapids)

Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational          

69-66-74 (209)          

Finish: T-2nd   

Matt Schneider continued his strong showing this fall, carding a 209 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational with a 54-hole score of 209, one shy of the all-time low in BGSU history. Schneider opened with a 69-66 and finished with a 74 to finish tied for second in the event. Schneider tied Brain Maurer (Ball State) and John Powers (BGSU) for second place, as the Falcons finished fifth in the 13-team field.




Others Nominated

David Addison, Akron, Senior

Stewarton, Scotland (Stewarton Academy)

Cleveland Golf Classic hosted by the University of Rhode Island      

73-68-80 (221)          

Finish: T-11 out of 83 

Zips senior David Addison led Akron over the weekend as it tied for 11th place in the first event of the season at the prestigious Adams Cup/Cleveland Golf Classic of Newport. Addison individually tied for the 11th spot posting his highest tournament finish ever while carding a three-round score of 221 (+5), his lowest 54-hole finish to date.  Adding to his personal bests, Addison’s second round score of 68 was his lowest 18-hole mark since entering college.


Marty Jeppesen, Eastern Michigan, Junior

Saline, Mich. (Saline)

Wolverine Intercollegiate      


Finish: T-22nd 

Jeppesen carded a final round one-under par 70 to lead the Eastern Michigan University men’s golf team at the Wolverine Intercollegiate on the par-71, 6,704-yard U-M Golf Course Sunday afternoon, Sept. 21. Jeppesen finished in a tie for 22nd place (75-69-70-70=214) to claim top honors for the Eagles. Jeppesen’s second round 69 is the second-lowest round posted by an Eagle this season and his three-round total of 214 is the best by an EMU student-athlete so far this year.


Aaron Crist, Miami, Senior     

Middletown, Ohio (Middletown)

Jim Colbert Intercollegiate     


Finsih: T-7th   

Crist posted his best career finish at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate and his second top-15 fininsh in as many events, tying for seventh place. Crist's finish at a blustery two-day event led the RedHawks.

Adam Rosenthal, Northern Illinois, Freshman

Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)

Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational

69-68-74 (211)

Finish: 7th

Rosenthal recorded a seventh place finish in his first collegiate tournament. He posted the best first round score by any Huskie.


Tim Gusweiler, Ohio, Junior     

Loveland, Ohio (Cincinnati Moeller)

Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational          


Finsih: 10th

Matched his career-low 18-hole score with a second-round 70 ... His 54-hole score of 214 was also a personal best by two strokes ... Notched the second top-10 finish of his career.