By Justin Grones
Green Bay Athletics
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Behind a second overall finish by freshman Gene Kiela III (Plymouth, Wis.) the Phoenix men's golf team tied for third place at the 10-team, three-round John Piper Intercollegiate hosted by Bowling Green State. Green Bay finished with four of its five players in the top 25 overall.
Kiela posted rounds of 74, 71 and 73 to finish the tournament with a +2 218. He finished -8 on par-5 holes in the tournament and posted 10 birdies and an eagle over three rounds. Coming off a first-place individual finish at the Green Bay Invitational, junior Dan Ozga (Edgerton, Wis.) posted rounds of 76, 75 and 75 to finish with a 226, good for a tie at 15th place.
Senior Chad Ebert (Kenosha, Wis.) finished one stroke behind Ozga and tied for 19th with rounds of 78, 72 and 77, a total score of 227. Sophomore Tom Boockmeier (Green Bay, Wis.) rounded out the top 25 with rounds of 75, 80 and 74 to post a 229 and tied for 23rd.
Green Bay will travel to Lemont, Ill. to compete in the 2012 John Dallio Memorial hosted by DePaul Oct. 5-7, and then head to Indianapolis to take part in the 2012 Butler Fall Invitational Oct. 8 and 9.
John Piper Intercollegiate
1. Cleveland St.
T3. Green Bay
T3. Wright St.
5. Bowling Green St.
6. University of Evansville
9. Youngstown St.
10. University of Mount Union
2 Gene Kiela III 74+71+73 = 218
T15 Dan Ozga 76+75+75 = 226
T19 Chad Ebert 78+72+77 = 227
T23 Tom Boockmeier 75+80+74 = 229
39 Cam Fuller 77+75+80 = 232
44 Joe Collard 76+79+79 = 234
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