Men's Golf Ties For 15th at Macdonald Cup


NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The University of Pennsylvania men's golf team tied for 15th place at the Macdonald Cup, which was hosted by Yale Saturday and Sunday by at The Course at Yale.

The Quakers shot 299-297-290 to finish at 886 overall, tied with St. Edwards College. Harvard won the team title, shooting 840 in the event to finish two strokes ahead of Stirling College out of Scotland.

Individually, junior Amay Poria was Penn's low scorer; he carded 73-73-71 to finish the tournament at 7-over-par 217 and tied for 33rd in a field of 88 golfers. Sophomore Josh Goldenberg shot 78-71-72--221 and tied for 51st.

Junior Carter Thompson carded 74-78-73--225 and tied for 72nd, while Dane Walton -- in his first tournament of the fall -- scored twice during the weekend and finished 77th at 230. Senior Matt Kern scored in Saturday's second round and finished the tournament tied for 78th at 231.

Matt Naumec of Boston College was the individual champion. He shot a 10-under-par 200 which put him three shots ahead of Li Wang from host Yale.

Penn returns to action next Saturday and Sunday, competing in the David Toms Intercollegiate hosted by LSU.

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