ATHLETICS

 
Pae Shoots Career-Best, Finishes Third at Columbus State Invite

SUNBURY, Ohio (April 19, 2015) – Sophomore Nick Pae (Geneva, Ohio / Geneva) carded a career-best 75 to pace the Lakeland Community College golf team at the Columbus State Invitational at Bent Tree Golf Course Sunday afternoon.  Pae set his career-low for the second straight tournament after shooting a 76 at last week's Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Southern Invitational. 

Collectively, the Lakers finished in fourth place with a team score of 327.

Pae finished in fifth place, one shot back of a top-3 finish and two clear of sixth place.  Through the first three tournaments of the season, Pae is 10th in the conference in scoring average at 78.0. 

Jack Egan (Lyndhurst, Ohio / NDCL) shot an 83, Ty Hradek (Perry, Ohio / Perry) posted an 84, and John Blomstrom (Mentor, Ohio / Mentor) carded an 85 for Lakeland.

Cincinnati State claimed the team title for the third straight tournament after posting a team score of 300.  Through three tournaments the Surge sit in first place with 12 points, ahead of Owens (8.5), Columbus State (6.5), and Lakeland (3).

 

Cincinnati State Owens Columbus State Lakeland
300 308 309 327

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Egan's 79-77 Paces Lakeland Golf at Weatherwax

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (April 13, 2015) – The Lakeland Community College men's golf team opened the 2015 season with a pair of fourth place finishes at Weatherwax Golf Club.  Freshman Jack Egan (Lyndhurst, Ohio / Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) led the way with two rounds in the 70's.

Cincinnati State Invitational (Saturday, April 11)

Sophomore Nick Pae (Geneva, Ohio / Geneva) finished sixth individually after carding a 76 as the Lakers posted a team score of 319.  Lakeland was 14 strokes better than last year and placed three players in the top-15.  Ty Hradek (Perry, Ohio / Perry) and Egan each posted a 79 in their first collegiate tournament while John Blomstrom (Mentor, Ohio / Mentor) shot an 85. 

Cincinnati State posted a team score of 304 to win the tournament while Owens and Columbus State finished tied for second with matching 306's. 

Cincinnati State Owens Columbus State Lakeland
304 306 306 319

OCCAC Southern Invitational (Sunday, April 12)

Lakeland posted a team score of 329 on Sunday, led by Jack Egan's 77.  Egan finished tied for tenth place and is currently 11th in scoring average in conference play.  John Blomstrom trimmed four strokes off his Saturday score to post an 81 on Sunday while Nick Pae carded an 83. 

Cincinnati State's 294 was enough to claim the team title for the second day in a row.  The Surge were five shots clear of Owens (299) and well in front of Columbus State (315).

Through the opening two tournaments of the season, Cincinnati State has accumulated eight points and sits in first place.  Owens sits in second place with 5.5 points while Columbus State (4.5) and Lakeland (2) are currently third and fourth, respectively.

The Lakers are back in action on Sunday (April 19) when they compete in the Columbus State Invitational at Bent Tree Golf Club.

Cincinnati State Owens Columbus State Lakeland
294 299 315 329

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 Nick Pae
 
Golf Opens Fall Season at John Carroll Invitational

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (September 29, 2014) – The Lakeland Community College men's golf team posted a 341 to finish in fifth place at the season-opening John Carroll University Poppa Flowers Invitational on Monday afternoon at Shaker Heights Country Club.

The 341 team score matched last year's output in the same tournament.  Nick Pae (Geneva, Ohio / Geneva) paced the Lakers with an 83 while Jack Egan posted an 84 in his first collegiate outing.

Sophomore John Blomstrom and freshman Tyler Hamilton recorded an 86 and 88, respectively.

The Lakers return to action on Monday, October 13 for the Owens Invitational at Bedford Country Club.

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Lakeland Trio Competes at NJCAA Region XII Tournament

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (May 13, 2014) – Three members of the Lakeland Community College men's golf team turned in quality rounds as individuals at the NJCAA Region XII Tournament at Bedford Valley Golf Course. 

Pat Kaveekijpanukul (Thailand) paced Lakeland with a 232 (+16) to finish tied for 19th out of 62 golfers and narrowly miss a national tournament qualification spot.  The sophomore matched a career-best with a 75 in his final round as a Laker.

Nick Pae (Geneva, Ohio / Geneva) posted three rounds in the 70's including a career-best 77 in round two to finish with a cumulative score of 234 (+18).

George Rimes (Madison, Ohio / Madison) shot his best round of the season with a tournament-opening 78.  The sophomore finished in 42nd place with a 244 (+28).