Presidents Claim Second Place At Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic
ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – The Washington and Jefferson College men’s golf team earned second place in a 14-team field on Sunday after the final round of McDaniel College’s Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic at The Bridges Golf Club.
Tournament host McDaniel won the event with a 36-hole score of 603 (295-308) on the Par 72 course (6,713 yards). McDaniel is receiving votes in the latest GCAA/Ping Division III national poll.
W&J was 11 strokes back in second place with 614 (309-305) followed by Elmira (617), Franklin & Marshall (621), Susquehanna (623), Allegheny (627), Rochester (628), McDaniel “B” (631), Swarthmore (632), Gettysburg (633), Stevenson (648), Muhlenberg (651), Stevens (669) and California (Pa.) Club (679).
McDaniel’s Greg Bowman shot a two-day, one-over par total of 145 to win medalist honors over Susquehanna’s Stephen Welkie (146). W&J sophomore Colin Izzo (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) was third with 148 strokes, posting back-to-back rounds of 74. A total of 70 golfers competed.
Sophomore Brian Omslaer (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) tied for fourth place with 151 (73-78), while senior Pete Petrides (Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville) totaled 157 strokes (83-74) and tied for 21st place.
Freshman Ryan Mazza (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) tied for 38th place with 161 strokes (82-79) and classmate Matt Long (East Stroudsburg, Pa./Notre Dame) tied for 43rd with 163 (80-83).