Kapke Gains All-MIAA First Team Status

Kapke Gains All-MIAA First Team Status

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Justin Kapke produced a round of 76 in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Golf Fall Championship Friday to complete the season as an all-MIAA first team award winner.

The tournament's second round, scheduled for Saturday, was canceled by rain.

A first-year golfer from Canton, Mich., Kapke achieved a 73.8-stroke average to finish sixth in the MIAA for the season. He becomes the first all-MIAA first team award winner from Albion College since Scott Merritt in 2011.

Albion finished sixth with a 319 total. Ryan Bomya, Jake Hinkle and Soti Michalos all produced rounds of 81.

Albion also finished sixth in the MIAA's standings for the season.

MIAA Fall Championship team scores: Hope 289, Calvin 291, Trine 293, Kalamazoo 306, Adrian 309, Albion 319, Olivet 321, Alma 346

MIAA Final Standings: Calvin 1453, Hope 1461, Trine 1516, Kalamazoo 1533, Adrian 1551, Albion 1582, Olivet 1597.