Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's golf team moved into a tie for sixth place as the Bulldogs improved by nine strokes on day two at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championships Saturday (April 16) at The Virtues Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio.
Ferris State, which shot a 310 team score in Friday's first day action, came back with a 301 overall on day two and is now tied for sixth along with Ohio Dominican in the 15-team field with a 611 figure heading into the final day of competition.
Freshman Andrew Hammett carded an even-par 72 in Saturday's round and is presently tied for 15th overall at 151 for the tournament after shooting a first-round 79 score.
Meanwhile, sophomore junior Ryan Bayer is currently tied for 22nd overall at 152 for the two days. He carded a 74 in Saturday's round after opening the tournament with a 78 in round one.
Junior Tyler Siech is a shot behind Bayer at 153, which is good for a share of 28th overall. He posted a 76 following his opening-round 77 mark.
Sophomore Jack Weller, who shot a 76 in round one, came back with a 79 on Saturday and is tied for 39th overall at 155 for the tournament.
Finally, sophomore Seth Terpstra followed up his first-round 79 score with an 83 and is tied for 59th with a 162 total.
The 2016 GLIAC Championships will consist of 54 holes as the teams will play one round per day with the final round set for Sunday (April 17). The low four of five scores count towards the respective team score for each squad.
In 2015, The Virtues Golf Club was ranked as the number one public course in Ohio and 7th among the top 100 public golf courses in America, by Golf Digest. Located just 40 miles from downtown Columbus, The Virtues' spectacular Arthur Hills-designed championship golf course with upscale banquet and event amenities, delicious dining and variety of player development programs offer any golfers a great reason to visit.
Tiffin entered the league tournament as the defending champions from the fall of 2014, the last time the championship was held before moving to the spring season this year.
Ferris State earned runner-up honors at the 2012 GLIAC Men's Golf Championship before placing sixth in 2013 and eighth in 2014. Overall, the Bulldogs have captured 19 GLIAC Men's Golf Championships in school history.
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