Labedz, Loucks lead way in fall finale

Labedz, Loucks lead way in fall finale

HARRISON, OHIO – A junior-freshman tandem featuring Connor Labedz (Aurora, Ill.) and Cody Loucks (Goshen, Ind.) each showed improvement from first to second round action, highlighting Manchester University's play at Mt. St. Joseph University's Stateline Shootout Oct. 7 and 8.

Labedz, after carding an 85 on the Miami Whitewater Course Saturday, rallied for an 81, good for the Black and Gold's low round of the weekend, Sunday. Loucks was just as impressive with an 87 over the first 18 followed by an 82 on the final day. The duo each found themselves among the individual top 45 with Labedz tying for 38th and Loucks tying for 44th.

Coach Tara Boone's squad concluded the team leaderboard in eighth with daily scores of 343 and 344 for a 687. Miami of Ohio University at Hamilton claimed first (598), edging Thomas More by five shots.