Keller posts career best at YSU

Staff report

Williamsburg, Va.

The Youngstown State men’s golf team finished 20th at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate at Kingsmill Resort on Tuesday. The Penguins’ three-round total was 914.

After shooting 309 and 308 respectively in the first two rounds on Sunday and Monday, the team bounced back with a 297 in the final round on Tuesday.

YSU was led by Ken Keller (Cardinal Mooney) who posted a 219 (76-74-69) to finish in a tie for 19th. The freshman’s third-round 69 (-1) is a career best and the lowest single-round score for any YSU golfer this season.

Keller’s impressive final round featured a total of 13 pars and three birdies. Through the first 12 holes of the round, he had carded 11 pars and a birdie. His 69 tied for the fourth-lowest, single-round score of the event and tied for the second-lowest score of the third round.

Keller 19th-place finish and his three-round 219 are both career bests. He shot YSU’s lowest score in each round and has now been the Penguins’ top finisher in two straight events. The freshman was tied for 43rd at the conclusion of the second round.

Freshmen C.J. Hughes and Kevin Scherr turned in scores of 229 (76-75-78) and 231 (78-79-74), respectively.

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