Men’s Golf Finishes Second After Strong Showing By Cook

Photo Credit: Joe Maiorana
Photo Credit: Joe Maiorana

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Capital University's men's golf team wrapped up its last tournament of the fall season, taking part in the Muskingum Fall Invitational at Eaglesticks a par-70, 6508-yard course. The Purple and White finished second out of five teams, led by senior Mitchell Cook (Bucyrus, Ohio).

The Crusaders concluded the first round with a total score of 316. Cook registered the fifth-best score during the round with a stoke of 76. Logan Holbrook (Logan, Ohio) tallied Capital's second-best score of the round with 79. Noah Iovino (Dublin, Ohio) finished the round in a tie for 12th place, just one stroke behind Holbrook with 80.

Capital got better in the second round as Cook, Holbrook, and Iovino all posted improved scores. Cook shaved eight strokes off his score with a 68. Cook's score led all second-round strokes. Holbrook knocked of seven strokes, scoring a 72, while Iovino improved to a 75.

Jeff Czerniakowski (Sylvania, Ohio) and Logan Hodak (Toledo, Ohio) finished 20th and 23rd, respectively.

Cook's final score of 144 was good enough for a second place finish. He finished just five strokes behind Washington & Jefferson's Jake Darr, who scored 139.