Men's Golf Wraps Up With t-10th Finish at LSU


BATON ROUGE, La. - The University of Pennsylvania men's golf team tied for 10th out of 14 teams at the David Toms Intercollegiate, a 54-hole event hosted over the weekend by LSU.

The Quakers shot 303-311-310--924 for the weekend and ended up tying DePaul in the field. Host LSU was an easy winner, shooting a staggering 11-under-par as a team on the par-72 University Club course. That was 35 strokes ahead of second-place North Texas, wihch shot 888 as a team.

Josh Goldenberg was Penn's low scorer on the weekend; he shot 66-77-78--221 and tied for seventh in a field of 76 golfers. Junior Amay Poria had Penn's low round on Sunday, a 73, and ended up second among Penn players and tied for 42nd with a 234. Carter Thompson was one shot behind Poria, tying for 44th at 235.

Senior Dane Walton, who had Penn's second-best score in two rounds this weekend, shot 237 for the weekend and tied for 50th. His classmate, Matt Kern, shot 248 and tied for 70th.

As a further sign of its dominance, LSU had four different players tie for the individual championship. Sam Burns, Luis Gagne, Brandon Pierce, and defending medalist Eric Ricard all shot 1-under-par 215 for the weekend and were declared quad-champions.

After playing four tournament in four weekends, the Quakers are off until the season-ending City Six Shootout. That one-day event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Huntingdon Valley (Pa.) Country Club.

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