f Iowa Wesleyan University - Menís Golf Takes Third, Miller Earns Medalist Honors at SLIAC Championship
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Men's Golf - Tue, Apr. 18, 2017
Menís Golf Takes Third, Miller Earns Medalist Honors at SLIAC Championship

The SLIAC Men's Golf Championship concluded this afternoon in St. Louis, Missouri.  The men's golf team took home a third place finish with a team score of 930 at the end of fifty-four holes.  The Tigers ended the day 33 strokes behind the first place team of Webster University.  The SLIAC gave out their end of the season awards at the end of the day.

Kiley Miller (JR/Mt. Pleasant, IA) received Medalist honors after turning in a scorecard of 220, seven strokes over par. Miller was tied for first with two holes remaining and was able to take a one stroke lead with one hole to go.  He had a first round score of 149 and turned in a 71 in the final round. Miller was named SLIAC Player of the Year and also received First Team All-Conference and All-Sportsmanship Team honors.

Michael Neff (SR/Monroe, IA) placed in the top ten for the Tigers with a final score of 231.  After round one, Neff had a score of 150.  In today's final round, Neff shot an 81 to finish 18 over par.  He earned Second Team All-Conference honors for his play in the tournament.

The final Tiger to place inside the top twenty was Blake Forsythe (SO/Barden Ridge, Sydney, NSW, Aus). He tied for 19th place individually with a final round score of 79.  Forsythe ended the tournament with a total score of 240 through fifty-four holes.

Iowa Wesleyan has one more tournament this spring. They will compete in the Monmouth College Fighting Scot Invite on April 28 and 29.