Tommie men's golf posted the low round of the day on Monday at 296 and vaulted past two teams for a second-place finish at the MIAC Championships in Coon Rapids.
It's the fifth consecutive top-three finish for St. Thomas.
Freshman Michael Klampe, who started the day tied for 32nd out of 50 after rounds of 80 and 78, shot 72 on Monday to match the low round of the day and finish in a tie for 12th.
Pat Larkin closed with a 75 to score in the final round and help UST hold off third-place Bethel by two strokes.
Three Toms received All-MIAC honors with a top-10 finish: Bennett Schroeder tied for fourth at 225; Alex Kapraun tied for sixth at 226; and Alex Gabriel tied for eighth at 228. Kapraun closed with a 74 and won his third All-MIAC honor.
St. John's (898), St. Thomas (906), Bethel (908), Concordia (912) and Augsburg (914) took the top five team spots.
The Tommies, ranked No. 22 nationally, are scheduled to play at least three spring tournaments as they look to gain an at-large berth into the May NCAA tournament.
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Tommie men’s golf sits in fourth place, just 10 shots out of second place, heading in Monday’s final 18 holes at the MIAC Championships in Coon Rapids.
St. John’s (596), Bethel (600), Augsburg (606), St. Thomas (610), Concordia (612) and Gustavus (620) hold the top six spots in the 10-team field. The Tommies are gunning for the program’s fifth consecutive top-three team finish.
Three Tommies are currently in the top 12 in the field of 50 individuals. Alex Gabriel (76-74/150) and Bennett Schroeder (74-76/150) are tied for fifth place; Alex Kapraun (73-79/152) is tied for 11th; freshman Michael Klampe (80-78/158) is tied for 32nd; and Pat Larkin (81-80/161) is tied for 37th.
Tommie men’s golf sits in fifth place, just five strokes out of second place, after day one of the three-day MIAC Championships in Coon Rapids.
Alex Kapraun (73) is tied for fifth, and Bennett Schroeder (74) is tied for eighth. St. John’s (287) opened up an 11-stroke lead over second-place Bethel and Concordia.
The tourney continues with 18 holes on Sunday.
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