NCAA Div. II National Championship wraps in Florida

Three Saskatchewan student athletes had their collegiate seasons end this week at the NCAA Div. II National Championship in Winter Garden, Flo.

Estevan product Jace Carlisle saw his college career at Post University come to an end at the championship that ran from May 21 to 23. The TS&M Woodlawn staffer shot 74, 76, and 75 for a 54-hole total of 225. That left the Post University senior in a tie for 91st. The Eagles as a w team were 20th.

Golf Saskatchewan will hear from Carlisle following his travel home to Estevan following graduation. He will be returning to the United States in the fall for Grad School at Minot State University. Carlisle will join the Beavers golf team as he has a year left of eligibility.

Saskatoon’s Alex Swinnerton and fellow Waskesiu junior graduate Guillermo Salazar were also in the field at the Orange County National Golf Centre competing for Indianna University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Swinnerton opened with a 75 before posting a 71 in round two and 74 on the final day for a total of 220. He tied for 65th. Salazar, a Calgary resident, posted rounds of 76, 77, and 70 for a score of 223, tied for 83rd. The Crimson Hawks team was 18th.

The winner of the championship was Wyatt Provence of West Texas A&M, he was 12-under par.

The next collegiate event is June 3 to 6, that is the Canadian University/College Championships in Sudbury, Ont.