Men's Golf Finishes 17th at Towson Invitational

GRASONVILLE, Md. - The University of Pennsylvania men's golf team struggled on Sunday and finished 17th out of 23 teams at the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational. The 36-hole event at Prospect Bay Country Club's par-71 course concluded on Sunday morning.

Penn shot 328 on Sunday after a first-round 323 on Saturday, to end at 651 (+83). Arkansas easily won the team title; the Razorbacks put all five of their golfers in the top 10 of the field and shot a two-round 589 to beat second-place William & Mary by 16 strokes.

For Penn, senior Ben Cooley followed up his Saturday 79 with a Sunday 77 to finish at 156 which left him tied for 27th in the field of 118 golfers who completed the tournament. Classmate Austin Powell, who had also shot a 79 on Saturday, shot an 82 on Sunday to finish at 161 and tied for 52nd.

Freshman Amay Poria shot 83 on Sunday and finished the tournament at 163, tying him for 67th. Senior Tomas Agrest shot an 86 on Sunday and finished at 171, tying for 100th. Dane Walton carded an 88 on Sunday and finished 115th with a 178.

Seton Hall's Lloyd Jeffer Go shot 73-70--143 (+1) and won the individual title by a stroke over Arkansas' Nicholas Echavarria.

Penn will return to tournament action next Saturday in the Met Intercollegiate in Purchase, N.Y.

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