Men's Golf Finishes 10th at Big 5 Invite

FLOURTOWN, Pa. - The Penn men's golf team finished the Big 5 Invitational in 10th place out of 15 teams. The Quakers shot 308-300--608 for the tournament, which took place Saturday and Sundayon the par-72 Wissahickoncourse at thePhiladelphia Cricket Club.

Temple, which hosted the event this year, won the event by a stroke over first-round leader Seton Hall; the Owls carded 295-292--587, while the Pirates went 290-298--588. William & Mary (300-289--589) was third and Villanova (292-301--593) was fourth. Among Ivy teams, Harvard (310-296--606) placed ninth just ahead of the Quakers while Cornell (307-314--621) finished 13th.

The Quakers were led by seniors Brett Rendina and Michael Blodgett, both of whom had top-20 finishes. Rendina carded 76-72--148 to finish ina tie for 12th, while Blodgett shot 76-73--149 to tie for 17th.

Sophomore Ross Merrill (79-79--158) tied for 56th, freshman Scott Williams (83-76--159) tied for 58th, and sophomore Kevin Huntington (77-83--160) tied for 61st to round out Penn's contingent at the weekend event.

Penn will conclude the fall portion of its season Oct. 24-26, when it participates in the East Region Preview at Galloway, N.J.

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