WEST LAFAYETTE -- Sophomore Rick Deichert leads the Ohio Northern men's golf team through 54 holes of the 72-hole Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships Saturday at River Greens Golf Course.
The Polar Bears are sixth out of eight teams with Mount Union after the third round with a 314-316-309—939.
Deichert is tied for 11th out of 40 golfers with a 78-79-76—233.
The teams played 27 holes on Friday and 27 more on Saturday and will conclude the tournament with 18 holes on Sunday.
Freshman Tyler Davis is tied for 13th with a 78-77-79—234, sophomore Brandon Lambert is tied for 18th with a 77-81-78—236, freshman Blaine Ricketts is tied for 20th with an 82-79-76—237 and junior Ted Loewendick is 36th with an 81-81-88—250 for ONU.
The top 10 players and ties at the end of the tournament on Sunday receive All-OAC accolades.
Deichert earned All-OAC honors with a fifth place finish a year ago.
Baldwin Wallace leads the team standings with a 303-305-306—914, Otterbein is second with a 307-304-309—920 and Capital is third with a 309-312-311—932.
The teams will play 27 more holes on Saturday and will wrap up the tournament with 18 holes on Sunday.
1. Baldwin Wallace 303-305-306—914, 2. Otterbein 307-304-309—920, 3. Capital 309-312-311—932, 4. John Carroll 312-309-313—934, 5. Mount Union 314-316-305—935, 6. Ohio Northern 314-316-309—939, 7. Muskingum 316-322-323—961, 8. Heidelberg 340-330-316—986.
Top 10 Individuals (All-OAC honorees)
1. Adam Sanders (BW) 74-75-75—914, 2. Clay Rice (Cap) 75-75-76—226, 3. Casey Vancil (JCU) 77-73-77—227, 4. Scott Schroeder (BW) 75-77-76—228, 5. Ben Lehrke (MtU) 77-76-76—229, t6. Matt Mosca (Ott) 77-79-74—230, t6. Kris Clark (Ott) 78-74-78—230, 8. Dillon Bright (MtU) 78-83-70—231, t9. David Monaco (Ott) 7675-81—232, t9. Nicholas Rhodes (Ott) 77-77-78—232.
Ohio Northern Individual Results
t11. Rick Deichert 78-79-76—233, t13. Tyler Davis 78-77-79—234, t18. Brandon Lambert 77-81-78—236, t20. Blaine Ricketts 82-79-76—237, 36. Ted Loewendick 81-81-88—250.