UE Men’s golf set for Valpo Fall Invitational


Tournament set for Monday and Tuesday

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Week #2 of the season will see the University of Evansville men’s golf team in Chesterton, Ind. for the Valpo Fall Invitational.

Sand Creek Country Club will be the site of the tournament and the par-72 course checks in at 7,082 yards.  Two rounds will take place on Monday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start before Tuesday’s final round will have tee times running from 7:30-9 a.m.

Joining the Purple Aces in the event will be Bradley, Green Bay, Detroit Mercy, DePaul, Western Illinois, Central Michigan, Chicago State and Valparaiso.

Last weekend, UE opened the 2023-24 season at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational in Muncie where Michael Ikejiani led the way, finishing in a tie for 13th.  He completed the weekend with an even 70 in the last round.  His 3-round total was a 220.

Second on the squad was Caleb Wassmer.  After leading the Aces following the opening day of the tournament, he earned a 44th-place finish with a 228.  Carson Parker was third for UE with a 237.  Masatoyo Kato and Nicholas Gushrowski were tied in the final standings with a score of 239.