BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The Knights finished the two-day Lou Collins Memorial Tournament in fourth place. Calvin shot the second-lowest round of the day at 289, for a two-day total of 594 strokes. Hope College took first place with a two-day total of 575 strokes. Calvin's round of 289 is 16 shots lower than on Friday.
"I saw some solid stuff from our guys today," said head coach Brian Bolt. "Fourth place was not our goal for the weekend, but we learned a lot of things. We are excited to get back out on the course for next weekend."
Junior John Van Noord (Troy, Mich./Oakland Christian) finished the tournament with a sixth-place finish. Van Noord improved his score by one stroke on Saturday at 71, for a two-day total of 143 at one under par for the weekend.
Junior Ben VanScoyk (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) landed in eighth place for the tournament with a one under par round of 71 on Saturday.
Shooting a round of 72 on Saturday was junior Matthew Lumbantoruan (Jakarta, Indonesia/Morning Star Academy) to finished tied for 26th place. He shot six shots better on Saturday than he did on Friday.
Sophomore Sam Kuiper (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) recorded a round of 75 on Saturday to take 28th place in the tournament with 153 stokes on the weekend.
Sophomore Mitchell Knoor (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) improved upon his Friday performance with a round of 79 to finish tied for 43rd place.
Freshman Joshua Song (Diamond Bar, Calif./Diamond Bar) tallied a 14th-place finish with a round of 74 on Saturday.
Sophomore Alex DeJonge (Niles, Mich./Niles) finished the two-day tournament tied for 29th place, notching a Saturday round of 75, four shots better than on Friday.
The Knights return to action on Saturday for the first MIAA Jamboree of the year hosted by Trine.