Rose-Hulman, Wabash Battle to Men's Golf Draw

Rose-Hulman, Wabash Battle to Men's Golf Draw

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Wabash College battled to a draw in the Little Giant-Engineer Cup men's golf spring team match at Hulman Links Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon.

Rose-Hulman and Wabash played to a 5.5-5.5 draw in a Ryder Cup style match.  Wabash won 5.5 of a possible 10 points in individual match play contests, with Rose-Hulman earning the final point for having the lowest overall team score.

Ben Kiesel led all players with a score of 76 for Wabash, while Brennan Santaniello paced Rose-Hulman with a round of 78.  Individual match play winners for Rose-Hulman included Luke Peoples by a 2 & 1 score at the No. 4 flight; and Andrew Rhine by a 2 & 1 score at the No. 7 flight.

Rose-Hulman also had three players earn match draws to round out the scoring.  Sam Pastoriza, Brady Vaughan and Garrett Manship each played to a match play tie over 18 holes.

Pastoriza added a round of 80, Warren Whithaus carded an 81 and Vaughan scored 82 to provide depth to the Fightin' Engineer team score.

Rose-Hulman will host its annual Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at Hulman Links Golf Course.

Giant-Engineer Classic
Wed. March 29, 2017
Hulman Links G.C. – Terre Haute, Ind.

Only Top 10 count toward team score
1. Pastoriza (RH) vs. Asher (WC) – All Square
2. Whithaus (RH) vs. Kiesel (WC) – Kiesel (Wabash) Won 2 &1
3. Vaughan (RH) vs. Warbinton (WC) – All Square
4. Peoples (RH) vs. Podl (WC) – Peoples (RH) Won 2 & 1
5. Santaniello (RH) vs. Janak (WC) – Santaniello (RH) Won 5 & 4
6. Bechtold (RH) vs. Bell (WC) – Bell (Wabash) Won 4 & 3
7. Rhine (RH) vs. Graber (WC) – Rhine (RH) Won 2 &1
8. Slaninka (RH) vs. Gosser (WC) – Gosser (Wabash) Won 2 Up
9. Manship (RH) vs. Whalen (WC) – All Square
10. Lokensgard (RH) vs. Barr (WC) – Barr (Wabash) Won 6 & 5

11. Whitacre (RH) vs. Hill (WC) 
12. Possemato (RH) vs. Trebing (WC) 
13. White (RHIT) vs.  Courters (WC) - Courters (Wabash) Won 2 & 1

Top 6 Stroke Players – Rose-Hulman

1. Santaniello - 78
2. Pastoriza - 80
3. Whithaus -81
4. Vaughan - 82
5. Peoples - 83
6. Rhine – 84

Total – 488

Top 6 Stroke Players – Wabash
1. Kiesel - 76
2. Asher - 79
3. Warbinton - 83
4. Podl - 85
5. Graber - 85
6. Gosser - 89

Total - 497

Wabash 5.5 Rose-Hulman 5.5