Carlisle; Post win first fall event; busy week on college circuit

Jace Carlisle and the Post University Eagles won their first event of the fall college golf season. (Michael Vesci/

The fall season of college golf is in full swing both in the United States and Canada.

Jace Carlisle of Estevan didn’t shoot his best scores this week at the Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational at the Northern Spy Golf Course in Townsend, Mass. on Sept. 10 and 11, but the senior did help the Post University Eagles win their first team win of the fall season. The TS&M Woodlawn member shot 78 in round one and improved to 72 during the second round. The Eagles were 4-under par for the event.

Next up for Carlisle and the Eagles is the SNHU Granite State Opener in Concord, N.H. on Sept. 18 and 19.

Coming off a third place finish a week ago to start his final fall season, Saskatoon’s Josh Nagy tied for 31st at the Joe Feaganes MU Invitational at the Guyan Golf and Country Club on Sept. 10 to 12. Competing with Robert Morris University, Nagy fired rounds of 71, 72, and 72 for a 54-hole total of 215, two over par.

The Colonials placed 11th as a team. Next up for Nagy and Robert Morris is the Virtues Intercollegiate in Nashport, Oh. on Sept. 25 and 26.

Caden Loeppky of Saskatoon was in action alongside his Waldorf Warriors teammates in Marion, Iowa for the Mount Mercy University Fall Invitational. Loeppky carded rounds of 83 and 85.

The team results were not published. Loeppky is scheduled to be in the field for Waldorf’s next event on Sept. 16 and 17 for the Buena Vista Invitational.

After winning his second collegiate tournament last week, Saskatoon’s Alex Swinnerton and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Crimson Hawks battled a tough course in Canton, Oh. for the Malone-Glenmoor Fall invitational.

Swinnerton placed tied for 19th at 7-over par 223 (75, 73, 75) on Sept. 10 and 11. He was the team’s lowest shooter at the event hosted by the Glenmoor Country Club. Teammate and fellow Waskesiu Golf Course player Guillermo Salazar of Calgary tied for 25th place at 10-over par 226. Salazar carded rounds of 78 and back-to-back 74’s.

The team was ninth in the championship, the team travels to West Virginia on Sept. 18 for the 54-hole Dr. Wally Edgell Invitational.

In Bemidji, Minn. On Sept. 11 and 12 the Minot State University (MSU) Beavers were competing in the Tracy Lane Memorial. Chaplin’s Holly Knudsen helped the women’s team place fourth thanks to a 13th place finish at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. She posted rounds of 83 and 81 to finish at 20-over par.

The men’s team didn’t fair as well placing 11th at the event. Estevan’s Chase Gedak led the way for the Beavers going 78-75 and tying for 32nd place.

MSU is in Hudson, Wis. on Sept. 18 and 19 for the CSP-MSU Fall Brawl at the Troy Burne Golf Club.

In Butte, Mont. Battleford product Colby Friedrich competed in his first event with the University of Providence Argos. He led the team placing 10th at 224. The team was sixth.

Next up is the Argo Invitational in Great Falls, Mont. on Sept. 18 at the Meadowlark Country Club.

Nipawin product Cole Taylor made his collegiate debut competing as an individual alongside the Park University Gilbert Buccaneers. The Evergreen Golf Course staff member shot back-to-back rounds of 79 at the South Mountain Community College Invitational at the Aguila Golf Club in Laveen, Ariz.

The Bucs will be in Sunrise, Ariz. on Sept. 25 for the OUAZ Invitational for their next event. Nipawin’s Nick Kitchen is also attending Park.

Also making their collegiate debuts were Saskatoon’s Chase Pochylko and Tommy Danielson for the Nicholls State University. Competing at the Argent Financial Classic in Choudrant, La. from Sept. 10 to 12 Pochylko shot 77, 74, and 78, at 13-over par 229 he was tied for 81st, Danielson shot 80, 86, and 78, he was 93rd.

The Nicholls team was 16th. They are Jackson, Tenn. for the Grover Page Classic on Sept. 18 for their next event.

North of the border, Symone Ripley, Hunter Kutcher, and Max Regier were in Kelowna for the Battle at the Bear competing for the University of British Columbia Okanagan Heat (UBCO).

Ripley shot 87 in round one and 85 on day two to finish at 26-over par, the Saskatoon product was 18th. The women’s Heat team ran away with the team competition winning by 23 strokes over the University of Victoria.

On the men’s side both Kutcher and Regier tied for 19th at 9-over par. Regina’s Kutcher shot 77 and 76 at the Kelowna Golf Club on Sept. 11 and 12. Regier, making his college debut fired a 76 on day one and 77 during the second round.

Josh Guthrie of Prince Albert was also in the field competing for the University of Alberta, he shot 76 and 74 at the event, he was tied for 11th.

The men’s UCBO #1 team consisting of the Saskatoon duo was third, Guthrie and his teammates from Edmonton were sixth.

The Saint Martin’s Invitational in Lacey, Wash. Is next for the Heat on Sept. 22.

A large number of events featuring other Saskatchewan student-athletes will start on Sept. 18.