PEOSTA, Iowa - The Coe College men's golf team opened the fall season impressive fashion, as they tied for first with Simpson at the Loras Invite at Thunder Hills Country Club.
Cyril Spicer (Durango, Colo./Durango) led the way for the Kohawks, as he finished fifth with a 76. Just a stroke behind him, Yudai Hirano (Japan) was sixth with a 77. Jason Gingrich (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Linn-Mar) tied for eighth with a 79.
Hunter Livermore (Atkins, Iowa/Benton Community) finished 13th with an 80. Wade Hill (Monroe, Iowa/Prairie City-Monroe) rounded out the scoring for the Kohawks, as he finished tied for 22nd with an 84.
Coe and Simpson both shot a 312 to tie for first, holding a five-stroke lead over Loras. Clarke finished fourth with a 324. The Kohawks return to action this weekend, as they participate in the Mount Mercy Invite in Marion on Saturday and Sunday.