MACUNGIE, Pa. --- The Moravian College golf team captured the John Makuvek Cup for the fourth straight year, defeating host DeSales University and rival Muhlenberg College, 325-333-337, at Brookside Country Club Thursday afternoon.
"It was a tough day today which is reflected by the scores," stated Head Coach Kevin Edwards, who played his college golf at Moravian under John Makuvek during Makuek's 43-year run as Moravian's Head Coach. "I am really proud of how the guys hung in there and battled today. It is always a highlight to win the Makuvek Cup in honor of a man I admire so much and who means so much to our program."
Senior Joe Rochelle finished in a three-way tie for first after the regulation 18 holes with a round of 79 before falling in the playoff hole won by Albert McFadden of DeSales. Rochelle's eight-over par round included two birdies and nine pars. Junior Nick Kuhn was tied for fourth of the 15 golfers with an 80 that included one birdie and eight pars while sophomore Thomas Lakata was sixth at 81 with one birdie and nine pars. Sophomore Victor Tavares placed ninth with an 85 that included seven pars while sophomore Kody Kolnik was tied for tenth with an 87 as he carded seven pars.
The Greyhounds are scheduled to return to action on Saturday, October 20 in the opening round of the 36-hole Landmark Conference Fall Preview being hosted by Elizabethtown College at the Dauphin Highlands Golf Club, the same course that will be used in May for the 2019 Landmark Conference Championship Tournament.