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Luther kicked off its spring schedule with a second place finish at the two-day Loras Spring Invitational this afternoon in Peosta, Iowa. The Norse shot a 304 at Thunder Hills Country Club, but could not catch tournament champions UW-Stout that posted a two-day total of 618. The Norse shot 318 at the Meadows Golf course on day one for a two-day total of 622. Coe College was third at 634 followed by Loras at 641.
Individually, Tobias Kohl finished in the three-way tie for third place, carding rounds of 82-71 for a 153. Matt Axelrod and Aaron Smith also posted top-10 finishes. Axelrod finished seventh with a 76-79-155, and Smith finished tied for eighth shooting rounds of 79-77-156.
Completing Luther's top five was Saad Javed who finished in a three-way tie for 16th at 161 and Jack McLeod finished in a four-way tie for 19th with a 162.
Joel Bruns, who played an in individual, tied with Smith for eighth place shooting 79-77-156.
The Norse will travel to Pella, Iowa for the two-day Central Invitational April 6-7.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586