For immediate release, May 16, 1997

TIGER GOLFERS FINISH IN TIE FOR 14TH AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

WESTERVILLE, OHIO-- The DePauw men's golf team shot the 10th best score of any school in Friday's fourth and final round and finished tied for 14th place at the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships. The Tigers shot a 313 to finish at

Junior E.P. Scherer (Louisville, Ky./Ballard) led the Tigers with a 310 which was good for a tie for 24th. Scherer shot a 76 on Friday. Senior Jeremy Hopple (Sylvania, Ohio/St. John's) finished in a tie for 65th with a 323, while sop

Methodist College (N.C.) won for the fourth straight year by firing a four-round score of 1191. Greensboro was second at 1226 and host Otterbein third at 1230. Individually, Brion MacLaughlin of Methodist won by one stroke over teammate Mike Adams

DePauw's appearance was their ninth consecutive trip to the Division III Championships.

DePauw Golfers

Place Name (Yr.; Hometown/High School) 1 2 3 4 Total
t24. E.P. Scherer (Jr.; Louisville, Ky./Ballard) 75 75 84 76 310
t65. Jeremy Hopple (Sr.; Sylvania, Ohio/St. John's) 78 78 85 82 323
t67. Chris Susott (So.; Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville) 81 85 82 76 324
89. Ryan Opeka (Fr.; Granville, Ohio/Granville) 83 77 91 79 330
118. Todd Slowinski (Jr.; Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) 88 83 97 97 365
HEAD COACH: Ted Katula

Final 1997 NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships Results
The Medallion Club, Westerville, Ohio Par 72, 6,802 yards

Team Scoring

Place School Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Score
1. Methodist (N.C.) 289 284 323 295 1191
2. Greensboro (N.C.) 301 298 323 304 1226
3. Otterbein (Ohio) 299 303 318 310 1230
4. Allegheny (Pa.) 302 305 329 301 1237
5. Guilford (N.C.) 302 295 340 302 1239
Emory (Ga.) 313 304 322 300 1239
7. Central (Iowa) 320 302 320 300 1242
8. UC-San Diego 299 310 328 306 1243
Skidmore (N.Y.) 307 307 320 309 1243
10. John Carroll (Ohio) 312 301 322 315 1250
11. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 308 305 327 318 1258
12. Luther (Iowa) 312 298 332 319 1261
13. Olivet (Mich.) 316 310 343 314 1283
14. DePauw (Ind.) 317 313 342 313 1285
Nebraska Wesleyan 317 313 340 315 1285
Augsburg (Minn.) 322 312 338 313 1285
17. Binghamton (N.Y.) 324 312 338 316 1290
18. Williams (Mass.) 314 318 348 320 1300
19. Salem State (Va.) 313 324 349 316 1302
20. Amherst 333 318 346 318 1315
21. Western Maryland 333 315 349 323 1320
22. Cal Lutheran 333 328 351 334 1346
23. York (Pa.) 325 316 372 337 1350

Individual Leader Brion McLaughlin, Methodist 73 73 77 74 297

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