The Lincoln College men’s golf team finished up it’s spring season at the Region XXIV Tournament held at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University.  The tournament consisted of 36 holes on Sunday, May 3 and concluded with 18 holes on Monday, May 4.  Illinois Central College won the team event with a 54-hole total of 920, just one stroke ahead of Parkland (921) and 3 shots ahead of Rend Lake (923).  Rend Lake held a 7 shot lead after 36 holes, but Illinois Central College fired a final round 305 to win the event.

Lewis & Clark’s Colin Ahlvers was the tournament champion with a 54-hole total of 218 (76-72-70), 2 shots ahead of ICC’s Ethan Brue (220; 73-75-72).  Lincoln College’s Tanner Cicci tied for 3rd place overall with a 3-round total of 227 which included a final round even par 71.  The top 10 players in the field earned All-Region XXIV honors (see list below).

The top five individuals not on the winning team (ICC) earned a berth into the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Scottsboro, AL at Goose Pond Colony May 19-May 22.

Top 5:
Colin Ahlvers (Lewis & Clark)
Nick Berger (Parkland)
Tanner Cicci (Lincoln College)
Matt Greenfield (Rend Lake)
Blake Swofford (Rend Lake)

All-Region:
Colin Ahlvers (Lewis & Clark)
Ethan Brue (ICC)
Nick Berger (Parkland)
Tanner Cicci (Lincoln College)
Matt Greenfield (Rend Lake)
Zach Jewell (ICC)
Blake Swofford (Rend Lake)
Jack Niebrugge (Parkland)
John Casolari (Kaskaskia)
Dalton Korte (Rend Lake)

Other Lincoln College Scores:
Jonathon Luce (T21) – 84, 81, 79; 244
Reid Cagle (28) – 83, 86, 85; 254
Austin Hellman (31) – 85, 96, 87; 268
Josh Horchem (32) – 95, 88, 87; 270