Vikings Win Ironhorse Intercollegiate

Vikings Win Ironhorse Intercollegiate

Oct. 16, 2002

Four Viking golfers finished in the top 20 as the Cleveland State men's golf team won Eastern Illinois' Ironhorse Intercollegiate, shooting a combined 295-294-291---880. The team finished with a five-stroke edge over runner-up Butler at the Ironhorse Golf Course in Tuscola, Ill.

The win marks CSU's first team medallist honor since earning the top spot at the Ohio Collegiate Classic on April 16-17, 2000.

Senior Christian Komsa (Tecumseh, Ontario/E.J. Brennan) led the Viking attack, scoring a 71-74-72---217 to tie for fourth and finishing a mere two strokes out of the top spot. Sophomore Billy Houle (Joliette, Quebec/Georges Vanier) placed seventh overall with a 75-70-74---219, while junior Mike Bognar (Seven Hills, Ohio/Normandy) shot a 73-75-74---222 for eighth place. Senior P.J. Myers (Westlake, Ohio/St. Ignatius) charged back from 61st place after day one to finish tied for 16th, scoring an 80-75-71---226.

Nathan Colson of Marquette University held off competitors from Bradley and Tennessee State, tallying a 70-73-72---215 to earn individual medallist honors by one stroke.

The men's golfers will conclude the fall portion of the 2002-2003 season on October 21-22 at the Pirate Fall Invitational at East Carolina.