Sioux Center, Iowa
The Event...The Northwestern College men's golf team will compete against Dordt College in the "Ryder Cup-like" NOR-DOR Cup on Wednesday, April 16. Pairings will begin to tee off at 1pm.
Past History...Northwestern is 2-0 all-time against Dordt, defeating the Defenders 18-6 last year and 18 1/2 - 1 1/2 in 2012. This is the first year that the NORDOR Cup will be played as a one-day, 18-hole event.
Pairings...The match play event will feature the following lineup:
1pm-Kyle Meyer vs Monte De Kam
1:10pm-Adam Bleeker/Andrew Minor vs Micah Christensen/Matt Moen
1:20pm-Jordan Oltman/Jordy Reinders vs Rees Beaver/Trey Hugen
1:30pm-Ryan Christy/Kyle Stanek vs Micah Roos/Nathan Middel
1:40pm-Ryan Kiewiet/Neil Malenke vs Madison Moss/Derek Fox
Northwestern Notes...The Red Raiders have a team scoring average of 302.1, led by 2013 NAIA All-Americans Ryan Kiewiet (73.6) and Neil Malenke (74.3). Kyle Stanek has a 77.4 scoring average while Jordan Oltman (79.7), Jordy Reinders (80.1), Andrew Minor (80.8), Ryan Christy (81.8), Adam Bleeker (83.2) and Kyle Meyer (92.5) round out the other Red Raider golfers.
Up Next...Northwestern will compete in the third GPAC Qualifier on Monday, April 21 at Lochland Golf Club in Hastings, Neb.