Four Presidents Card Scores In 70's Monday At Hershey
HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College men's golf team tied for sixth place among 15 teams following the final round on Monday at The Hershey Cup at Hershey Country Club. W&J posted a 36-hole team total of 628 strokes to tie McDaniel, 24 shots behind tournament winner St. John Fisher.
The Cardinals shot 293 on Monday after posting 311 strokes Sunday in the tournament formerly known as the Mid-Atlantic Regional. Rochester was second with 616 followed by Carnegie Mellon (617), Allegheny (624) and Swarthmore (626).
W&J (321-307), the only team competing from the Presidents' Athletic Conference, had four of its five players shoot sub-80 scores on Monday, including sophomore Ryan Mazza (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley). Mazza racked up back-to-back rounds of 78 to tie for 20th place in the 80-player field.
Swarthmore's Andrew Park was the tournament medalist after posting a three-over par score of 145 (75-70).
W&J junior Colin Izzo (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) tied Mazza for 20th place with 156 strokes, including a team-low, two-over par round of 74 Monday.
Freshman Tim Novic (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) tied for 32nd place after carding 160 shots (81-79), one shot ahead of classmate Evan Lestini (Bridgeville, Pa./South Fayette). Lestini followed Sunday's round of 85 with 76 strokes Monday. Sophomore Matthew Long (East Stroudsburg, Pa./Notre Dame) tied for 55th place with a total of 165 shots (80-85).
The Presidents will be back in action on April 19-20 at the Kravetz Invitational in Rochester, N.Y.