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Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Members of the Wolf Pack Golf Team play a practice match January 24, 2017, at the Audubon Park New Orleans, Louisiana, for practice. Drew Goff,team head coach, said he had a talented team to work with, and he looks forward to helping them fulfilling their potential. Photo by Osama Ayyad Photo credit: Osama Ayyad

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Members of the Wolf Pack Golf Team play a practice match January 24, 2017, at the Audubon Park New Orleans, Louisiana, for practice. Drew Goff,team head coach, said he had a talented team to work with, and he looks forward to helping them fulfilling their potential. Photo by Osama Ayyad Photo credit: Osama Ayyad

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New records were set for the Loyola men’s golf tournament, as the team finished with the lowest scoring match in school history and the SSAC named Philip Nijoka to the SSAC All-Tournament team, a first for the program.

At Arrowhead Country Club, the Wolf Pack secured a sixth place finish with 885 total points, shattering the previous record of 909 set back in 2016.

Philip Nijoka also had an outstanding performance, as he finished fifth overall with a score of 212. His placement is the highest placement by a Loyola golfer in school history, and lead to him being named to the All-Tournament team, another first time honor for the program.

His brother, Mark, captured a tied 17th place finish with 221.

Ryan Hicks tied for 24th while Jose Perez tied for 31st. Jack Dickson placed at the 37th spot overall.

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Andres is going onto his third year with The Maroon, and has previously served as Sports Editor, Sports Assistant and Distribution Manager. He hopes that his experiences both classrooms and newsrooms allow him to lead The Maroon effectively on both print and media outlets. He hopes to have stellar and note-worthy news while also featuring...
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Previously, I have served as the senior staff photographer, and photo editor. I learned how to write stories and take photos during my time in the Army, and I loved writing and photography enough to major in journalism. I’m also majoring in political science. Most importantly, I spend most of my free time with my...
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