Lewis University sophomore Alex Thode (Washington, Iowa/Washington) finished third with a 143 (70-73) at the NCAA Midwest Regional No. 2 on Tuesday (Oct. 15) to lead the men's golf team to a sixth-place tie with Grand Valley State with a total score of 607 (306-301).
The University of Missouri-St. Louis hosted the 23-team field at the Fox Run Golf Course (par 72, 7,028 yards). Malone University won the team title with a score of 575 (292-283) while Malone's Tyler Light took home the individual title after posting a two-round total of 137 (69-68).
"Alex (Thode), Jeremy (Fraser) and Robert (Dofflemeyer III) all stepped up and played great over the past two days," Lewis head men's golf coach Skip Steffey said. "Right now, the team is feeling confidant that on any day they can play with any team in the region."
Flyer sophomore Robert Dofflemyer III (Belvidere, Ill./Belvidere) and junior Jeremy Fraser (Franfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way North) both finished tied for 21st with a two-round total of 151. Dofflemeyer posted a score of 72 in the second round, erasing seven strokes off of his first round total (79). Fraser turned in a 73 on Tuesday, taking five stokes off of his Monday total (78).
Junior Ryan Frederick (Lockport, Ill./Lockport) turned in a score of 162 (79-83) while senior Mark Bermele (Evergreen Park, Ill./Brother Rice) rounded out the Flyers with a total of 166 (82-84).
Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.
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