Freshman Trevor Benoit Ties Career-Best Round to Pace Bulldogs to Open Irish Hills Intercollegiate

Trevor Benoit eyes his tee shot. (Action photo by Mike Dickie)
Trevor Benoit eyes his tee shot. (Action photo by Mike Dickie)

JACKSON, Mich.--The host Adrian College Bulldogs opened play Friday at the Irish Hills Intercollegiate Invitational here at the Grande Golf Club as Adrian-A is in sixth place with a 321 score while the B-team is ninth with a 329 in the 13-team field. Saturday's final 18 holes take place at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Freshman Trevor Benoit paced the Bulldogs by tying his career-low in three events with a 76, which is 4-over-par on the 6,980-yard course. That's good for a 10th-place tie overall out of 72 competitors. Rounding out the Adrian-A lineup: juniors Brett McGugan (80, T-23rd), Hayden Winch (82, T-31st), sophomore Jackson Tellerico (83, T-38th) and senior Nolan Duda (84, T-45th).

The Adrian-B squad consisted of freshman Jack Johnson (77, T-16th), sophomore Brett Dudeck (84, T-45th), junior Noah Kosal (84, T-45th) and freshmen Joe Kowatch (84, T-45th), Ryan Pinho (85, T-58th).

In addition, freshman Niko Hatz (83, T-38th) and sophomore Grant Terris (99, 69th) participated as individuals for the host school.

Jackson Jones of fourth-place Kalamazoo College (309) tops the individual leaderboard with a 71 going into tomorrow's play.

Kenyon College tops the team standings after 18 holes with a 299 collective score.

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