Guelph Gryphons

Gryphon Polisuk places sixth at OUA golf championships

WINDSOR — Joshua Polisuk of the Guelph Gryphons finished the two-round OUA championship golf tournament at the Ambassador Golf Club Tuesday in a tie for sixth place in the individual men’s category.

Polisuk shot a 74 in the second round to finish at 3-over 143.

Austin Ryan of the Laurier Golden Hawks won at 2-under 138 after two rounds of 69. David French of the Waterloo Warriors and Nick Quesnel of the Laurentian Voyageurs tied for second at 140 while Jake Adams of the Waterloo Warriors was fourth at 141 and Charles Fitzsimmons of the Western Mustangs was fifth at 142.

Also tied with Polisuk for sixth were Ian Wilson of the Queen’s Gaels and Andrew Pearson of the McMaster Marauders.

Of the other Gryphons, Marc-Anthony Manion was tied for ninth at 144 while

Nicholas Striker tied for 37th at 150, Brandon Freeman tied for 50th at 155 and Nicholas Freeman tied for 58th at 157.

The Gryphs had finished the opening round in a three-way tie for first in the men’s team competition. However, every Gryphon shot a higher score in the second round than the first and the team fell to seventh in the final standings.

Waterloo repeated as men’s team champions with an overall score of 5-over 573. Western was second at 579 and Queen’s third at 584. The Brock Badgers, Laurier and Toronto Varsity Blues tied for fourth at 587 while the Gryphs were seventh at 591.

The Gryphs finished ninth in the women’s team standings with a two-round score of 551.

There was also a repeat winner in the women’s team championship as Toronto won with a score of 29-over 455. Waterloo was second at 478 and was followed by Western in third at 481, Queen’s fourth at 488 and the Windsor Lancers fifth at 497.

Ana Peric of Toronto won the women’s individual championship with a two-round total of 7-over 149. Robyn Campbell of Queen’s was second at 153 and Toronto teammates Laura Upenieks and Sarah Kim tied for third at 156.

For the Gryphs, Olivia Lee tied for 22nd at 177, Hilary Cameron was 31st at 185, Madeline DeCorso was 33rd at 189 and Lindsay Crawford was 37th at 201.

Polisuk and Manion were named second-team all-stars.

Golfers who finished in the top five were named first-team all-stars while those who finished sixth through 10th were named to the second team.

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