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Hess Leads ODU to Third Place at ODU/OBX

October 24, 2017
By ODU Athletics

POWELLS POINT, N.C. -- Chad Hess tied for second individually and the Old Dominion men's golf team finished third at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate this week at Kilmarlic Golf Club in Powells Point, North Carolina.

The annual ODU-hosted tournament closes out the fall slate for the Monarchs, who have now placed in the top three at the event in three consecutive years.

Hess (-7), a senior, led the Monarchs individually, tying for second. In the opeing round of the tournament on Sunday, Hess fired a seven-under 64, which was tied for the best round of the entire tournament. Hess finished two strokes behind individual medalist Ray Kraivixien (-9) of Campbell.

Michael Bakker (-3) also registered a stellar performance for ODU, tying for 10th. Bakker posted a one-under 70 in all three rounds. 

Rounding out the ODU lineup were Gustav Fransson (+3), who tied for 29th, Calvin Greschner (+9), who tied for 57th, and Nick Rencis (+13), who tied for 73rd.

Kyle Reid (+6), Chandler Wilkins (+10) and Antonio Cruz-Conde (+16) also competed as individuals for the Monarchs. 

Campbell (-31) won the team title for the third consecutive year and also set a new tournament record for team score.

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. Campbell (-31)
2. Ball State (-17)
3. Old Dominion (-4)
4. North Dakota State (-1)
5. Akron (+2)
6. Georgetown (+3)
7. Drake (+4)
8. Towson (+14)
9. Delaware (+15)
10. George Mason (+17)
11. Nebraska-Omaha (+18)
12. Marshall (+20)
13. Hartford (+24)
14t. St. Joseph's (+29)
14t. St. Francis, PA (+29)
16. Longwood (+31)
17. Drexel (+34)
18. Manhattan (+39)

ODU PLAYER LEADERBOARD
2t. Chad Hess (-7)
10t. Michael Bakker (-3)
29t. Gustav Fransson (+3)
43t. Kyle Reid (+6)
57t. Calvin Greschner (+9)
62t. Chandler Wilkins (+10)
73t. Nick Rencis (+12)
82t. Antonio Cruz-Conde (+16)