Lake Forest Places Fifth Out of 32 Teams at Midwest Region Fall Classic

Photo by Nate Jervey
Photo by Nate Jervey

Junior Jacob Krugman was 12th out of 176 competitors at the Midwest Region Fall Classic over the weekend, finishing the two-day event with a score of 152 on the 6,884-yard, par-72 North Course at Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena, Illinois.

Krugman was tied-for-21st after carding a 77 in Friday's opening round and moved up with a 75 on day two. His seven birdies on the weekend were tied-for-third in the field and his scoring average on par-4s (4.20) was tied-for-seventh.

Forester freshman Caleb Dzierzynski matched Krugman's 77 in round one and was just one shot behind him with a 76 on Saturday. His final score was tied-for-14th overall.

Senior Ricky Schmidt finished the weekend with 22 pars, which ranked tied-for-ninth in the field. He finished Friday with a 78 and Saturday with a 77 to place tied-for-22nd in the field. A 159 for fellow senior Jordan Mandel tied him for 44th place and Elijah Collins tied for 147th with a 146. Junior Austin Aksoy played a an individual and turned in one of just nine eagles on the weekend while finishing at 179.

With back-to-back rounds of 300, Carthage College won the 32-team event by nine strokes over runners-up UW-Superior and Wheaton College. Edgewood College was fourth at 615 and the Foresters fifth at 619, 10 strokes ahead of sixth-place Univresity of Dubuque.

Lake Forest will continue the fall portion of the 2018-19 schedule at next weekend's Wisconsin Lutheran Fall Invitational. Saturday's opening round at Washington County Golf Course in Hartford, Wisconsin, will begin at 12:30 p.m. and teams will begin teeing off in round two Sunday at 9:00 a.m.