GALENA, Ill. - The Coe College men's golf team opened play today at the Midwest Region Classic at the Eagle Ridge Resort South Course.
Cyril Spicer (Durango, Colo./Durango) led the Kohawks after the first round, as he shot a 79. Spicer is tied for 52nd after the opening round. Hunter Livermore (Atkins, Iowa/Benton Community) was just a stroke behind Spicer, as he is tied for 61st with a first round 80. Jake Van Oort (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Jefferson) is tied for 96 after shooting a first round 84.
Wade Hill (Monroe, Iowa/Prairie City-Monroe) is tied for 120th with a first round 86. Yudai Hirano (Japan) is tied for 137th with an opening round 88. Jason Gingrich (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Linn-Mar) shot an 89, as he is tied for 146th after the first round.
The Kohawks shot a 333 in the first round and are tied for 24th. Coe is within 10 strokes of cracking the top 16 in the 32 team field. Luther is the leader after the opening round with a 303. The final round begins at 8 a.m. Sunday.