Men’s Golf to Begin Cleveland State Invitational on Monday

Ken Keller
Ken Keller

The Youngstown State men's golf team will compete in their fourth event of the fall this Monday and Tuesday as they make the short trip north to Aurora, Ohio for the Cleveland State Invitational at Barrington Golf Club.

The event will feature nine other schools including the host team Cleveland State, Appalachian State, Detroit Mercy, Kent State, Northern Kentucky, Oakland, Robert Morris, St. Francis (Pa.) and Wright State. 

Each school will have teams competing except Kent State, the Golden Flashes will only be playing individuals.

The YSU team lineup will include senior Justin Hallapy and junior Dominic Carano as well as freshmen Ken Keller, Kevin Scherr and C.J. Hughes

Hallapy, Keller, Scherr and Hughes have been a part of the Penguins' lineup in all three events this fall. This will be Carano's first time in the team lineup, he competed as an individual in his first event last week.

Juniors Jason McQuown and Evan Standohar will also be competing as individuals for the Penguins. This will be McQuown's first time playing as an individual this fall, he has been a part of the team lineup in the three previous events. For Standohar, this will be his first action of the 2017-18 season. 

Of the Penguins who have competed in all three events this season, Justin Hallapy leads the team with an average of 76.6 strokes per round. The senior has the been YSU's top finisher in two of the three tournaments played so far. 

After playing his first three rounds of the year last week at the NKU Fall Classic, Dominic Carano is averaging 75 strokes per round. He shot the Penguins' lowest score at 225 to lead the way at Elks Run Golf Club.

The course at Barrington will play 7,049 yards and par is 72. The Penguins will play 36 holes on Monday and return to play another 18 on Tuesday. Play will begin with shotgun starts at 9 a.m. on Monday and 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday. 

Live scoring for the tournament will be available at


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