Eagles Grounded with Tough Weekend in Alabama


GULF SHORES, Ala. – University of Southern Indiana Men’s Golf finished their second tournament of the spring with a 13th place finish at the Craft Farms Intercollegiate in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
The Screaming Eagles finished the tournament with a team score of 902 (+38) after shooting 305-306-291 on the two-day tournament. USI also recorded the fourth most pars on the tournament with 161.
Sophomore Jason Bannister (Laguna Niguel, California) lead the Eagles, finishing tied for 17th after shooting a 219 (+3) with a 72-77-70. Bannister was one of nine golfers to finish with an even 3.00 score on par threes, the fourth lowest in the tournament.
Senior Zach Williams (Mt. Vernon, Illinois) and freshman Carter Goebel (Breese, Illinois) rounded out the top-50 finishers for USI. Williams finished tied for 46th after finishing with a 226 (+10) and shooting 76-74-76. Goebel finished tied for 49th after finishing the tournament with a 227 (+11) and shooting a 76-78-73.
Junior Bryce Kirchner (North Vernon, Indiana) was next on the leaderboards for the Eagles, finishing 62nd after ending the tournament with a 231 (+15) and shooting an 81-78 on day one while finishing the tournament with an even 72 on Monday. Junior Trevor Laub (Edwardsville, Illinois) finished out the competitors for USI, finishing with a 238 (+22) and shooting 83-77-78 on the tournament.
Williams and Bannister finished the tournament with 36 total pars made on the tournament, the fifth most out of all golfers. Goebel finished right behind the two with 35 total pars made.
Up Next for USI:
The Eagles are right back to action on April 3-4 when they travel to Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the Ernie Denham Classic at Standard Country Club.