DENVER -- Tiffin University finished 12th of 20 teams at the NCAA Division II National Championships held at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado.
The Dragons battled throughout the three-day event but could not overcome a difficult opening round, as they shot 301 to start the championship. TU bounced back nicely in the second round, shooting 285 and kept up the consistency in round three with a 288 score but missed moving on to match play by 8 strokes.
The top 8 teams advance to match play. Wilmington (DE) made the final cut with a 866 total, while TU finished with a 874. St. Leo won the event with a 838 total, followed by Chico State's 850.
Luke Schlicher was the top TU finisher in 23rd place, shooting 74-70-71 for 215. The top four Dragons all finished within 6 strokes of each other, as Brett Green shot 75-72-72 for 219, John Tidenberg fired 74-70-75 for 219, and Jay Green also shot 221. Tyler Schepensbrought up the rear for TU with a 241.