Senior Mike Lancaster captured medalist honors at the Rocket Individual Classic Tuesday at the Belmont Country Club (Par-72, 6,918 yards) in Perrysburg.Lancaster shot a three-round score of one-over par 217 (74-70-73) to post a whopping 10-shot victory over Indiana’s Keegan Vea at 11-over par 227 (73-75-79). He fired a one-over par 73 during Tuesday’s final round of the fall season to post his lowest 54-hole total as a Rocket and secure his first medalist honors.
The Ancaster, Ontario, native’s previous best effort for 54 holes was a score of 220 at the 2012 Georgetown Intercollegiate, while his best finish was a seventh-place showing at the 2013 Mid-American Conference Championships.
Freshman Colin Joseph was the Rockets’ next best finisher in third place at 13-over par 229 (77-74-78) with senior Pat Cermak (81-76-75) and junior Thomas Shindler (73-83-76) three strokes behind tied for sixth place at 16-over par 232.
Rounding out UT’s lineup was senior Jamie Richardson (16/85-82-75=242, +26) and senior Nate Gonring (24/90-84-86=260, +44).
The Rockets will open their spring season at the MAC Match Play Championships Feb. 9-10 in Lake Jovita, Fla.