Alex Kerstetter scored 53 seconds into double-overtime to help the University of Findlay men’s soccer team upset No. 7 Ohio Valley 2-1 on Tuesday in Great Midwest Athletic Conference play at DeHaven Field.
The win marked the second time in two years that UF has beaten an Ohio Valley team ranked in the top 10. The Fighting Scots were ranked sixth when they lost at UF 2-0 last season.
On Tuesday, Kerstetter won it for UF (2-0, 1-0 GMAC) when he scored off a Josh Dickinson assist in the second overtime. Dickinson had tied the game earlier on an unassisted goal in the 73rd minute.
Ohio Valley (1-1, 0-1) struck first 9 minutes in when Hugo Kadima got a shot past UF goalkeeper Andrew Boulton. Boulton made six saves the rest of the way and did not allow another goal.
Men’s golf victorious
ALLENDALE, Mich. — The University of Findlay men’s golf team put together two more identical rounds of 288, and it was enough to win the Don Underwood Invitational at The Meadows on Tuesday.
The Oilers, who shot a first-round 288 on Monday, tied the best 54-hole score in school history with a 864. In the process, they bested runner-up Wayne State (869) by five strokes overall, and by just one stroke on Tuesday.
UF senior Sam Griffith (Findlay High) finished third overall (74-74-66–214). His final-round 66 tied for the second best 18-hole score in school history.
Also for UF, Luke Kelly (73-74-70–217) and Van Buren grad Hunter Foltz (70-72-75–217) each tied for sixth place while Parker Haynes (73-75-70–218) tied for ninth.
Grand Valley State’s Charles Delong (69-72-69–210) won medalist honors by three strokes.
1, Findlay 864. 2, Wayne State (Mich.) 869. 3, Grand Valley State 879. 4, Northwood 885. 5, Drury 888. 6, Tiffin 898. 7, Bellarmine 900. 8, Ferris State 902. 9, Saginaw Valley State 903. 10, Ashland 906. 11, Davenport 932. 12, Wisconsin-Parkside 933.
Women’s golf 2nd
CARMEL, Ind. — The University of Findlay women’s golf team claimed second place Tuesday at the UIndy Fall Invitational at Prairie View Golf Club.
The Oilers, who were second place through two rounds (291-292), shot their worst round by 13 strokes with a final-round 305. They totaled a 889 and were six strokes back of host University of Indianapolis (883) — which vaulted from third place to the win after a 293 on Tuesday.
UF’s Meredith Whipper tied for fourth (71-70-77–218) while her teammate Kristina Kniesly (75-72-72–219) tied for eighth.
Jill Schmitmeyer added a 224 (75-72-76) to tie for 16th place and Danbi Kim rounded out the top four for the Oilers in a tie for 22nd (71-77-80–228).
Mackenzie Keenoy (255) also competed for UF and tied for 78th.
Lynn University’s Helen Kreuzer was individual medalist by 10 strokes at a 207 (73-65-69).
1, Indianapolis 883. 2, Findlay 889. 3, Lynn & Saint Leo 896. 5, Barry 902. 6, Lee & Limestone 913. 8, Grand Valley State 918. 9, Carson-Newman 927. 10, Tiffin 938. 11, Wayne State (Mich.) 969. 12, Missouri Western State & Missouri- St. Louis 972. 14, Northwood 977. 15, Illinois-Springfield 982.