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GRCC golf team caps dominant season by finishing eleventh at NJCAA National Tournament

May 22, 2021, GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Community College golf team finished in eleventh place in the NJCAA National Tournament, capping off a season that saw the Raiders dominate conference competition.

The Raiders wrapped up a regular season winning every tournament, with five golfers earning All-Conference honors and John Forton being named Coach of the Year.

The team started the weeklong National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament in fifth place, then dropped to seventh place before finishing in eleventh place out of 19 teams.

The finish was the highest among Michigan teams, with Oakland Community College finishing thirteenth, and Muskegon Community College in nineteenth.

GRCC’s team score of 1,235 was just two strokes behind tenth place Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tenn.  Parkland Community College in Champaign, Ill. earned the crown with 1,168 strokes.

Tyler Hausserman, with 304 strokes, and Logan Templeton, with 305, were the top two finishers for GRCC, and finished tied for thirty-third and thirty-fifth place. Davis Courtright tied for forty-fifth with 309 strokes, followed by Dominic Luciani with 316 strokes and Arie Jackman with 335.

GRCC Athletics finished at a successful year under Interim Athletic Director David Selmon, with the men's and women's cross country teams, volleyball team, and women's basketball team all earning spots in national tournaments. 

 

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