TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Wabash College narrowly retained the Little Giant-Engineer Cup with a 7-5 match play victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in men's golf action at Rea Park Golf Course on Wednesday.
Wabash won six of the 11 dual matches, with Rose-Hulman earning five victories. The Little Giants earned the final team point by winning the overall team score among the top eight players.
Freshman Sanders Park (Alpharetta, Ga./Milton) recorded the best score for either team with a round of 73 in windy conditions. Freshman Kent Kraus (Greenwood/Center Grove) joined Park in the 70s for Rose-Hulman with a score of 79.
Other individual winners for the Engineers included freshman Chris Lambert (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade Prep) with a round of 82; senior John Rigitano (Addison, Ill./Addison Trail) with an 82; and junior Will Maethner (Indianapolis/North Central) with a 92.
The Fightin' Engineers return to action at the Rose-Hulman Invitational at Rea Park this Saturday and Sunday.
Wabash 7, Rose-Hulman 5
Rea Park Golf Course – April 10, 2013
Par: 72; Yards: 6,482
Team Score: Wabash 641, Rose-Hulman 662
1 –Sanders Park (R) 73 def. James Kennedy (W) 80
2 –Seth Hensley (W) 77 def. Travis Whithaus (R) 81
3 –Logan Burdick (W) 86 def. Jeremy Walters (R) 86 (win based on match play)
4 –John Rigitano (R) 82 def. Cameron Taylor (W) 82 (win based on match play)
5 –Kent Kraus (R) 79 def. Jackson Stevens (W) 82
6 –Scott Morrison (W) 84 def. Tucker Cox (R) 92
7 –Chris Lambert (R) 82 def. Nick Sommer (W) 85
8 –Scott Johansen (W) 78 def. Eric Kamer (R) 87
9 –Michael Piggins (W) 79 def. Cody Murray (R) 101
10 –Derek Andre (W) 79 def. Brandon Ridner (R) 96
11 –Will Maethner (R) 92 def. Tyler Cole (W) 97
Wabash Individual – Christian Beardsley 95