Texas Wesleyan leads NAIA Preview after the first round

Simpson University Sports News


SALEM, Ore. - Simpson University's men's golf team took to the course fin the first round of the NAIA Fall Preview Invitational Monday, Oct. 3. After the opening round of preview, Texas Wesleyan (290, +2) is the overall leader by two strokes over British Columbia (292, +4). The preview is being co-hosted by Corban University and the Cascade Collegiate Conference.

Individually, there is a two-way tie for first place between Texas Wesleyan's Joel Thelen and Blake Vinson with both players shooting 2-under 70 over the opening 18 holes. British Columbia's Dennis Nikou is sitting all along in third place at 1-under 71, while there is a six-way tie for fourth place at even par 72.

The second and final round will begin Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8:30 a.m. at Creekside Golf Club in Salem, Ore.


Story courtesy of Corban University

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