Presidents Claim CMU Invitational Title At Longue Vue C.C.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Washington & Jefferson College men’s golf team won its second-straight tournament Thursday after topping the field of five teams at the Carnegie Mellon University Fall Invitational at Longue Vue Country Club.
The Presidents carded 307 team strokes to edge the host Tartans by one shot. W&J also won the 36-hole PAC Fall Invitational two weeks ago.
Sophomore Colin Izzo (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) tied for the low round of the day with a two-over par score of 72. CMU’s Ian Bangor also shot 72 and was awarded medalist honors after earning the scorecard tiebreaker (par on No. 1 handicap, Hole 17).
Saint Vincent was third with 320 strokes followed by Westminster (327) and Grove City (328).
Senior Pete Petrides (Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville) was the Presidents’ second-best finisher in fourth place among the 34 golfers with 76 strokes.
Freshman Matt Stearns (Saegertown, Pa./Saegertown) tied for sixth place with 77 shots, while classmate Ryan Mazza (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) carded 82 strokes and placed 17th. Freshman Logan Wetzel (Foxburg, Pa./Allegheny/Clarion Valley) shot 87 to place 30th.
W&J continues its fall schedule this weekend at the two-day, 36-hole McDaniel Invitational in Maryland. Tee times begin Saturday morning at 10:00 am and conclude Sunday at 8:30 am.