Men's Golf Places Second at Rehoboth Beach

Final Results (PDF)

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - The Penn men's golf team finished second out of 13 teams at the Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational, which the Quakers hosted Monday at the par-71 Kings Creek CC. Adding to the Quakers' stellar performance, freshman Colin St. Maxens was the individual medalist, carding 71-71--142 to defeat Monmouth's Ian Thimble by a stroke. It marked the third straight year a Penn player has won the individual title at this event.

Navy took team honors, carding 301-286--587 to defeat Penn by two strokes; the Quakers went 300-289--589. Wesley College was third, with 300-295--595.

"It was a strong showing for us, and I am proud ofColin," said head coach Scott Allen. "We played well, especially in the second round, and just got caught by a hot Navy squad. We are excited for the Big Five Championships in two weeks."

St. Maxens led a strong Penn contingent, as all eight players who participated finished in the top half of the field. Senior Bryant Williams tied for eighth overall with a 75-72--147, while Philip Winter tied for 11th playing as an individual at 76-72--148 and Kevin Huntington tied for 13th playing as an individual at 71-778--149.

Two players in Penn's lineup, sophomore Dillon Hakes and senior Chance Pipitone, both shot 77-73--150 on the day and tied for 16th, while Scotty Williams -- playing his first event of the 2009-10 campaign -- tied for 30th overall after carding 79-75--154. Freshman Geoff Locher competed as an individual along with Winter and Huntington, and shot 76-79--155 to place 37th overall.

Overall, a total of76 golfers competed in the event.

Penn returns to action October 10-11 with another "home" event, as the Quakers will play in the Big Five Championships at their home course of Philadelphia Cricket Club.

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