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Men's Golf drops close match; Herb gets MIAC weekly honor

Men's Golf drops close match; Herb gets MIAC weekly honor

No. 24-ranked Tommie Men's Golf played No. 17-ranked St. John's on Sunday on a par-71 course in Monticello. The Johnnies won the stroke play, 292-299, and also won the match play, 6-4.

St. Thomas' Emmet Herb (70) had the day's low score out of 20 players at 70. Sawyer Bailey (71) tied for the second-best score, and Peder Larson (73) tied for the fourth best.

Herb on Tuesday was named MIAC Athlete of the Week. His 72.3 stroke average for 17 rounds in 2018-19 is second best in the conference.

The Tommies will compete next Saturday and Sunday at Gustavus' Bobby Krieg Invite.


Match Play -- SJU 6, St. Thomas 4

1. Emmet Herb (UST) def. Matt Wahl, 70-71 (UST, 1-0)
2. David Schneider (SJU) def. Jack Ritchay, 74-76 (Tied, 1-1)
3. Jack Koehler (SJU) def. Miles McCarthy, 74-77 (SJU, 2-1)
4. Esten Stensrud (SJU) def. Ben Kisla, 73-81 (SJU, 3-1)
5. Peston Kopel (SJU) def. Derek Farrell, 75-76 (SJU, 4-1)
6. Peder Larson (UST) def. Preston Kopel, 73-79 (SJU, 4-2)
7. John Peterson (UST) def. Brady Dahl, 78-79 (SJU, 4-3)
8. Sawyer Bailey (UST) def. Max LaBine, 71-79 (Tied, 4-4)
9. Charlie Stuck (SJU) over Jack Michel, 83-84 (SJU, 5-4)
10. Isaac Burgess (SJU) over Jack Nasby, 77-79 (SJU, 6-4)