Crusaders Improve to Fourth on Day Two

Daniel Shafer takes a swing at the Capital Fall Classic on Sept. 27, 2013, at Royal American Links in Galena, Ohio. (Jeff Mills photo)
Daniel Shafer takes a swing at the Capital Fall Classic on Sept. 27, 2013, at Royal American Links in Galena, Ohio. (Jeff Mills photo)

GALENA, Ohio – The Capital University men's golf team hit the links early this morning before the weather did further damage to the course at the Royal American Golf Club in Galena, Ohio. Friday marked the second and last day of the Purple and White Invitational.

Senior Parker McComb (Gahanna, Ohio) had the best finish of the Crusaders, placing eleventh with a 157. He posted a 78 on the day, one stroke better than his round one score.

Junior Daniel Shafer (Hilliard, Ohio) placed thirteenth with a score of 158. Shafer's score was helped out by knocking eight strokes off of his score from yesterday with a 75.

Jeff Czerniakowski (Sylvania, Ohio) and Phillip Martin (Akron, Ohio) rounded out Capital's scorecard, finishing twentieth and twenty-second. Czerniakowski ended the tournament with a score of 163, while Martin shot 164.

After scoring a 334 in the first round, the Crusaders turned things around in round two, registering a 308. Capital's score of 642 was good enough for fourth place.

Otterbein University and Ohio Northern University each took home a share of first place with scores of 628. Mount Union University placed third after shooting 631.

The Crusaders will compete on Sunday, April 12 in the Ohio Athletic Conference Spring Classic at the Little Turtle Golf Club in Westerville, Ohio