June 4, 2012
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Barons Golf team wins state tournament
Two players earn first team honors
The Barons Golf team won the 2012 Ohio Regional Campus Conference (ORCC) State Tournament and the ORCC regular season title last month. This marks the third time in the last six years that the Barons won both the ORCC regular season title and the ORCC State Tournament.
During the team’s seven conference tournaments throughout the season, they had four championships, one second place finish and two fourth place finishes. During the two-day state tournament, the Barons played 36 holes, shooting a combined 634 strokes. The runner-up team finished with 652 strokes. Eleven teams played in the state tournament, which was held at Cook’s Creek Golf Club in Chillicothe on the first day and Valley View Golf Club in Lancaster the second day.
The Barons had two players earn first team honors in the conference. These players were Ohio State Lima students Brady Schroeder and Eric Numbers. Numbers was also the state medalist with a total score of 152 and Schroeder brought home the state runner-up title with 154 strokes. Daniel McElwain was named to the ORCC second team.
The six members of the state tournament team are Trevor Crites, Spencerville; Shane Lumpkins, Paulding; Daniel McElwain, Perry; Eric Numbers, Bluffton; Brady Schroeder, Paulding and Landan Stahler, Wapakoneta.
Students from Ohio State Lima and Rhodes State College are eligible to play for the Barons.