Nebraska Wesleyan tied its season low round by firing a 291 on the second day to earn a six stroke victory at the Buena Vista Spring Invitational (Apr. 8-9) at Lake Creek Country Club in Storm Lake, Iowa. NWU finished with a total of 590 to defeat Central College by six.
Freshman Rory Doll led the way for the Prairie Wolves as he was the individual runner-up with a 1-under par 143 (71-72). Doll was tied for the lead after the first day then shot even par on Saturday to place second.
Just two strokes back was senior Patrick Hanzel who tied for third place. Hanzel finished with a two-day total of 145 (74-71) and tied for the low round of the day on Saturday with his 1-under 71.
Four other NWU golfers shot within two strokes of each other to round out the solid performance for the Prairie Wolves. Ryan Boyer and Cooper Domgard both ended the tournament at 154 to tie for 27th. Boyer went 78-76, with Domgard going 79-75.
Zach Peed made the most improvement from day one as he shot 83 on Friday then took 11 strokes off on Saturday with an even par round of 72 to finish at 155 and tie for 32nd. Geoff Oliphant was tied for 35th with a 156 (76-80).
Eric Wolf from the University of Dubuque was the individual medalist at 142.