2010-11 Quick Recaps

At Lehigh Valley Collegiate Cup - No Team Score

            The Moravian College golf team placed close out its 2010-11 season at the Lehigh Valley Collegiate Cup at the Saucon Valley Country Club Grace Course with Lafayette College, Lehigh University and Muhlenberg College. The Greyhounds had just four golfers available for the match, and with five scores counted in the team scores, Moravian finished without a team score. Lafayette posted a 384 to place first while Lehigh was second at 388 followed by Muhlenberg at 413. With the four scores, Moravian had a 334 while Muhlenberg had a 329 to give the Mules the final point in the 2010-11 Matte Award Standings and the trophy this year by a 9-7 count.
            Moravian senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, tied for 14th of the 25 golfers on the par 72 course with an 81 in his final collegiate round. Smith ends his career fifth in school history with a 79.65 average over 51 rounds of golf for the Greyhounds. Junior John Dimler and sophomore Aaron Thieme each tied for 16th with rounds of 82 while junior Scott Stires finished 25th with an 89.

Moravian Individuals – Par 72 course - 25 golfers
T14. Lucas Smith, 81; T16. John Dimler, 82; T16. Aaron Thieme, 82; 25. Scott Stires, 89

Host 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships - Round 4 – 2nd of 8 - Complete Results

            The Moravian College golf team placed second of eight teams at 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships over four rounds of golf. The Greyhounds had a team score of 1278, 39 strokes behind champion St. John Fisher after the two schools entered the third round tied for for first. Moravian hosted the third and fourth rounds at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville after the first two rounds were played at Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford, New York last September. The third round was completed Sunday morning with nine holes as play was cut short due to rain and wind on Saturday. Susquehanna University was third in the team standings with a 1282 while The University of Scranton was fourth at 1284.
            Moravian senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, finished fifth of the 34 golfers playing all 72 holes with a score of 314 after a final round 82 on the par 72 Woodstone course. By finishing fifth, Smith earns All-Empire 8 Conference First Team honors. Sophomore Thomas Fenyak was seventh overall with a 317 with an 80 in the final round while senior Seth Hartman was tied for ninth at 321 with an 85 in the closing round. Fenyak and Hartman earn spots on the All-Empire 8 Conference Second Team. Junior Scott Stires tied for 19th with a 332 including an 87 in the fourth round while junior John Dimler was 31st overall with a 350 after a closing round of 89. Sophomore Aaron Thieme had an 83 in the fourth round to close out the tournament with a 169 in the final two rounds after not playing the opening rounds in the fall.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 & 72 courses - 34 golfers (all four rounds)
5. Lucas Smith, 314; T8. Thomas Fenyak, 317; T9. Seth Hartman, 236; T19. Scott Stires, 332; 31. John Dimler, 350; Sam Stires, 168; Aaron Thieme, 169

Host 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships - Round 3 – 2nd of 8 - Complete Results

            The Moravian College golf team is second of eight teams after the third round of the 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships. The Greyhounds have a team score of 948, 20 strokes behind St. John Fisher after the two schools entered the third round for first. Moravian is hosting the third and fourth rounds at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville after the first two rounds were played at Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford, New York last September. The third round was completed Sunday morning with nine holes as play was cut short due to rain and wind on Saturday. The teams will play the remaining 18 holes Sunday afternoon.
            Moravian senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, is one shot off the lead after 54 holes with a 232 while Tyler McArdell leads the 34 golfers playing all four rounds with a 231 after an 81 in the third round. Senior Seth Hartman is tied for sixth with a 236 after a third round score of 88 while sophomore Thomas Fenyak is tied for eighth at 237 with an 81 in the third round. Junior Scott Stires is tied for 16th in the tournament with a 245 after an 83 in the third round while John Dimler is 31st with a 261 after a third round of 87. Sophomore Aaron Thieme didn't play in the fall portion of the tournament but had an 86 in the third round for the Greyhounds.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 & 72 courses - 34 golfers (all four rounds)
2. Lucas Smith, 232; T6. Seth Hartman, 236; T8. Thomas Fenyak, 237; T16. Scott Stires, 245; 31. John Dimler, 261; Sam Stires, 168; Aaron Thieme, 86

Host 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships - Round 3 – 2nd of 8 after 45 holes - Complete Results

            The Moravian College golf team is currently second of eight teams after nine holes in the third round of the 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships. The Greyhounds have a team score of 779, seven strokes behind St. John Fisher after the two schools entered the day tied for first. Moravian is hosting the third and fourth rounds at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville after the first two rounds were played at Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford, New York last September. Saturday's third round was cut to nine holes due to heavy rain and wind at Woodstone, and the 48 golfers including 34 that played the first two rounds in the fall will play 27 holes on Sunday, April 17th beginning at 8:00 a.m. to finish the tournament.
            After 45 holes, Moravian seniors Seth Hartman, pictured at right, and Lucas Smith are in a three-way tie for first with scores of 191 along with Jamie Bresnahan from The University of Scranton. Smith had a 40 on the par 72 Woodstone course through nine holes on Saturday while Hartman had a 43. Sophomore Thomas Fenyak tied for the low round of the nine holes played at 38, which tied him for sixth with a 45-hole score of 194. Junior Scott Stires is 18th at 204 with a 42 on Saturday while junior John Dimler is tied for 29th at 216 with a 42 in Saturday's rain-shortened round. Sophomore Aaron Thieme was added to the Moravian line-up for rounds three and four, and he fired a 44 in the opening nine holes of the weekend.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 & 72 courses - 34 golfers (all four rounds)
T1. Seth Hartman, 191; T1. Lucas Smith, 191; T6. Thomas Fenyak, 194; 18. Scott Stires, 204; T29. John Dimler, 216; Sam Stires, 168; Aaron Thieme, 44

At Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational – 6th of 11

            The Moravian College golf team placed sixth place of 11 teams at the two-day Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational. The Greyhounds had a team score of 317 on the second day of action to finish with a 630. Host The University of Scranton and McDaniel College both had team scores of 608 but Scranton won the team title with a one-hole, four-score cumulative score playoff. The Royals shot a three-under-par 13 on the par-4 18-hole to win the title.
            Senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, led Moravian and was tied for ninth of 55 golfers with a two-day score of 153 after a second round 77. Junior John Dimler had an 80 in the second round to finish tied for 17th with a 156 while sophomore Aaron Thieme finished the tournament with an 83 for a total of 161, tied for 29th. Senior Seth Hartman was tied for 34th at 164 with an 81 in the second round while junior Scott Stires was 38th overall at 165 with a 79 in Monday's action.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 55 golfers
T9. Lucas Smith, 153; T17. John Dimler, 156; T29. Aaron Thieme, 161; T34. Seth Hartman, 164; 38. Scott Stires, 165

At Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational – 6th of 11 after first day

            The Moravian College golf team is in sixth place of 11 teams after the opening round of the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational Sunday. The Greyhounds have a team score of 313 while Muhlenberg College is first in the tournament with a team total of 303.
            Senior Lucas Smith and junior John Dimler, pictured at right, are tied for ninth of 55 golfers in the field with opening round scores of 76 on the par 71 course. Sophomore Aaron Thieme is tied for 20th with a 78 in the first round while senior Seth Hartman is tied for 37th with an 83. Junior Scott Stires is tied for 42nd with an 86 in the opening round.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 55 golfers
T9. Lucas Smith, 76; T9. John Dimler, 76; T20. Aaron Thieme, 78; T37. Seth Hartman, 83; T42. Scott Stires, 86

At Elizabethtown College Spring Blue Jay Classic – 1st of 18

            The Moravian College golf team won the Elizabethtown College Spring Blue Jay Classic Thursday at the Hershey Country Club East Course with a team score of 317. Messiah College also fired a 317 but Moravian's fifth player, senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, had a round of 82, seven strokes ahead of Messiah's fifth player to give the Greyhounds the victory.
            Junior Sam Stires and sophomore Aaron Thieme paced Moravian on the par 71 course with both players tying for sixth in the 93-player field with rounds of 78. Junior Scott Stires was tied for 14th with an 80 while junior John Dimler was tied for 20th with a round of 81. Smith's 82 had him tied for 25th in the tournament.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 93 golfers
T6. Sam Stires, 78; T6. Aaron Thieme, 78; T14. Scott Stires, 80; T20. John Dimler, 81; T25. Lucas Smith, 82

At Lebanon Valley College Spring Invitational – 5th of 17

            The Moravian College golf team placed fifth of 17 teams at the Lebanon Valley College Spring Invitational at the Lebanon Country Club Monday afternoon. The Greyhounds had a team score of 330 while Albright College won the tournament with a total of 313.
            Junior John Dimler, pictured at right, and sophomore Aaron Thieme were part of the six-way tie for fifth place and each player ended up in sixth with rounds of 79 on the par 72 course. Junior Scott Stires was tied for 32nd of the 86 golfers with a round of 85 while senior Lucas Smith was tied for 39th with an 87. Junior Sam Stires rounded out the Moravian line-up and finished in a tie for 47th after carding an 89.

Moravian Individuals – Par 72 course - 86 golfers
T6. John Dimler, 79; T6. Aaron Thieme, 79; T32. Scott Stires, 85; T39. Lucas Smith, 87; T47. Sam Stires, 89

Host Moravian Spring Invitational – Tied for 2nd of 19 - Complete Results

            The Moravian College golf team opened the spring portion of its 2010-11 season by hosting its annual Spring Invitational at Woodstone Country Club on a cold & rainy Thursday. The Greyhounds tied for second of 19 teams with a team score of 322. Moravian was tied with Rutgers-Camden, and the two schools trailed champion Muhlenberg College by one stroke. Dan Drazen earned medalist honors with a one-over par round of 73.
            Senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, led Moravian with a round of 75, which was second in the field of 97 golfers. Junior John Dimler was tied for eighth in the tournament with a round of 80 while junior Scott Stires tied for 17th with an 82. Senior Seth Hartman placed in a tie for 39th with an 18-hole total of 85 while junior Sam Stires carded an 86 to tie for 45th in the tournament. Sophomore Aaron Thieme played as an individual for the Greyhounds and was tied for 27th with an 83.

Moravian Individuals – Par 72 course - 97 golfers
2. Lucas Smith, 75; T8. John Dimler, 80; T17. Scott Stires, 82; T27. Aaron Thieme, 83; T39. Seth Hartman, 85; T45. Sam Stires, 86

At Centenary College Cyclone Invitational – 1st of 10

            The Moravian College golf team closed out the fall portion of its schedule with a first place finish in the ten-team Centenary College Cyclone Invitational played at the Panther Valley Golf & Country Club. The Greyhounds had a team score of 318, 11 strokes ahead of St. Joseph's (NY) College.
            Sophomore Thomas Fenyak, pictured at right, placed second of the 53 golfers in the tournament with a round of 75 on the par 71 course to lead the Greyhounds. Senior Lucas Smith tied for third with a 77, his seventh straight round under 80, while junior Sam Stires was fifth with a 78, his best round of his collegiate career. Junior Scott Stires rounded out the Moravian squad with an 88, which tied for 24th in the tournament.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 53 golfers
2. Thomas Fenyak, 75; T3. Lucas Smith, 77; 5. Sam Stires, 78; T24. Scott Stires, 88

At The Invitational Tournament hosted by Muhlenberg College – 3rd of 11

            The Moravian College golf team finished third of 11 teams at The Invitational Tournament hosted by Muhlenberg College Monday at the Lehigh Country Club. The Greyhounds finished with a team score of 328, one stroke behind Messiah College and four behind the host Mules, who won the tournament with a team total of 324.
            Senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, earned medalist honors for the second time in three tournaments with a five-over par 75 on the par 70 course. Smith has shot under 80 in each of his last six rounds. Senior Seth Hartman tied for fifth with a round of 79 for the Greyhounds while sophomore Thomas Fenyak tied for 20th with an 84. Junior Scott Stires carded an 89 to tie for 31st while junior Sam Sties was tied for 43rd with a round of 93.

Moravian Individuals – Par 70 course - 56 golfers
1. Lucas Smith, 75; T5. Seth Hartman, 79; T20. Thomas Fenyak, 85; T31. Scott Stires, 89; T43. Sam Stires, 93

At DeSales University – Won 309-351

            The Moravian College golf team posted a 309-351 win over host DeSales University in a dual match at the Brookside Country Club on Friday. The dual contest was the first for the Greyhounds since April of 2009.
            Senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, paced the Greyhounds with a round of 73 on the par 71 course which was the lowest score of the 14 golfers. Sophomore Thomas Fenyak was second with a 75 while senior Seth Hartman also shot under 80 with a round of 79. Also competing for Moravian were junior Scott Stires with an 82, junior Sam Stires with an 86, junior John Dimler with a round of 91 and junior Raymond Allocco with a 95.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 14 golfers
1. Lucas Smith, 73; 2. Thomas Fenyak, 75; 3. Seth Hartman, 79; 5. Scott Stires, 82; 7. Sam Stires, 86; T8. John Dimler, 91; 10. Raymond Allocco, 95

 

At Bent Creek Invitational hosted by Franklin & Marsahll College – 2nd of 16

            Sophomore Thomas Fenyak, pictured at right, fired an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead the Moravian College golf team to a second place finish at the Bent Creek Invitational hosted by Franklin & Marshall College Monday at the Bent Creek Country Club.
            The Greyhounds posted a team score of 315 while the host Diplomats won the tournament with a score of 308. Cabrini College was third at 322.
            Fenyak led the 85 golfers on the par 71 course by two stokes after shooting. Senior Lucas Smith tied for 14th with an 18-hole total of 78 while senior Seth Hartman finished in a tie for 26th with an 81. Junior Scott Stires carded an 85 to tie for 46th place while junior Sam Stires was 69th with a 92.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 85 golfers
1. Thomas Fenyak, 71; T14. Lucas Smith, 78; T26. Seth Hartman, 81; T46. Scott Stires, 85; T69. Sam Stires, 92

At Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Classic – 4th of 14

            Senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, fired a two-over par 74 to earn medalist honors and lead the Moravian College golf team to a fourth place finish at the Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Classic Thursday at the Hershey Links.
            The Greyhounds posted a team score of 330 while Franklin & Marshall College won the tournament with a score of 312.
            Smith led the 75 golfers on the par 72 course by two stokes after shooting a one-under par 35 on the front nine. Sophomore Thomas Fenyak and junior Sam Stires each tied for 12th with rounds of 81 for Moravian while junior John Dimler was tied for 60th with a 94. Sophomore Aaron Thieme started the tournament for the Greyhounds but ended up withdrawing during the round.

Moravian Individuals – Par 72 course - 75 golfers
1. Lucas Smith, 74; T12. Thomas Fenyak, 81; T12. Sam Stires, 81; T60. John Dimler, 94; Aaron Thieme, WD

At Lebanon Valley College Fall Invitational – Cancelled

            The Moravian College golf team was scheduled to compete at the Lebanon Valley College Fall Invitational at the Lebanon Country Club on Monday, Octobcer 4th; however, the tournament has been cancelled due to the weather. The tournament will not be rescheduled this fall.

At 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships – Tied for 1st of 8 after second round

            The Moravian College golf team is tied for first place after the second round of the four-round 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships Sunday.
            The Greyhounds have a team score of 617 along with St. John Fisher College after two rounds at the Yahnundasis Golf Club on this weekend.  Moravian had a low team score of 306 on Sunday to move into a tie after trailing by two strokes after the opening round.  Round two will be played on Sunday while the third and fourth rounds will be played at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville in April.
            Greyhound senior Seth Hartman currently sits in first place of the 48 golfers with a six-over par 148 on the par 71 course.  Hartman fired a 77 on Sunday after a par 71 on Saturday, which is still the lowest round of the championship.  Senior Lucas Smith, pictured at right, is in second place with a two-round total of 151 after turning in the lowest score on Sunday with a two-over par 73.  Sophomore Thomas Fenyak is tied for ninth at 156 after shooting 77 on Sunday while junior Scott Stires is tied for 23rd at 162 with a 79 in the second round.  Junior Sam Stires is 33rd in the field at 168 after an 84 for the second straight round while junior John Dimler is 40th with a two-round total of 174 after his second consecutive 87.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 48 golfers
1. Seth Hartman, 148; 2. Lucas Smith, 151; T9. Thomas Fenyak, 156; T23. Scott Stires, 162; 33. Sam Stires, 168; 40. John Dimler, 174

At 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships – 2nd of 8 after first round

            The Moravian College golf team is in second place after the opening round of the four-round 2010-11 Empire 8 Conference Championships.
            The Greyhounds had a team score of 311, just two strokes behind St. John Fisher College and four strokes ahead of Elmira College at the Yahnundasis Golf Club on Saturday.  Round two will be played on Sunday while the third and fourth rounds will be played at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville in April.
            Greyhound senior Seth Hartman, pictured at right, had an opening round of 71 on the par-71 course to lead the 48 golfers in the tournament.  Senior Lucas Smith is tied for seventh with an opening round of 78 while sophomore Thomas Fenyak is tied for 12th after a 79.  Junior Scott Stires is tied for 25th with an 83 while junior Sam Stires is tied for 30th with an opening round of 84.  Junior John Dimler is tied for 37th with an 87.

Moravian Individuals – Par 71 course - 48 golfers
1. Seth Hartman, 71; T7. Lucas Smith, 78; T12. Thomas Fenyak, 79; T25. Scott Stires, 83; T30. Sam Stires, 84; T37. John Dimler, 87

Host Moravian College Fall Invitational – Tied for 4th of 20 - Complete Results

            The Moravian College golf team opened its 2010-11 season by hosting its annual Fall Invitational at Woodstone Country Club, which was won by Muhlenberg College with a team score of 303.  Gettysburg College was second with a score of 318 while the host Greyhounds tied for fourth with three other schools with scores of 324.
            Peter Ruymann earned medalist honors with a one-over par round of 73 on the par 72 Woodstone course.  Chris DiMaio from Muhlenberg and Cameron Warner tied for second with rounds of 74.
            For the Greyhounds, sophomore Thomas Fenyak tied for ninth of the 102 golfers with a round of 78.  Senior Seth Hartman, pictured at right, and junior Scott Stires each tied for 24th with rounds of 81 while junior John Dimler was tied for 44th with an 18-hole total of 84.  Senior Lucas Smith finished in a tie for 85th with a 90. 
            Moravian also had three individuals compete in the tournament with sophomore Aaron Thieme tying for 34th with an 82, junior Sam Stires tying for 73rd with an 87 and junior Raymond Allocco was 100th with a round of 98 in his first collegiate round.

Moravian Individuals – Par 72 course - 102 golfers
T9. Thomas Fenyak, 78; T24. Seth Hartman, 81; T24. Scott Stires, 81; T34. Aaron Thieme, 82; T44. John Dimler, 84; T73. Sam Stires, 87; T85. Lucas Smith, 90; 100. Raymond Allocco, 98