JACKSON, N.J. – The University of Pennsylvania men’s golf team remains in seventh place after Day 2 at the Ivy League Men’s Golf Championship, which is taking place this weekend at Metedeconk National Golf Club.
The Quakers shot 312 as a team on Saturday, improving by seven strokes from Friday’s first round. Harvard remains in first place at 18-over-par 598 after shooting 306 on Saturday. Yale had the low team round on Saturday, a 302, and is second at 608, while Dartmouth (309 on Saturday) and Cornell (305) are tied for third at 610
Individually, sophomore Carter Thompson remains Penn’s low scorer through two rounds. He shot a 79 on Saturday and is at 156 heading into Sunday’s final round which is tied for 16th in the field of 40 golfers. Josh Goldenberg also shot a 79 on Saturday and is tied for 22nd overall at 157.
Matt Kern shot an 80 on Saturday and is tied for 24th overall at 158. Freshman KJ Smith had Penn’s best round of the tournament so far on Saturday, a 74, and he is 32nd overall at 161. Senior Patrick O'Leary shot an 82 on Saturday and is tied for 37th through two rounds at 168
Cornell’s Luke Graboyes is the individual leader heading into Sunday’s final round; he shot an even-par 72 on Saturday and is 1-over-par 145 through two rounds. Aurian Capart (Harvard) is second at 147. Princeton’s Eric Mitchell shot Saturday’s low individual score, a 2-under-par 70, and moved up to third place at 148.
Sunday’s final round will begin at 8:30 a.m.