ITHACA, N.Y. - The University of Pennsylvania men's golf team opened the fall portion of its 2015-16 season this weekend at the Cornell Invitational, a 54-hole event that took place on the Big Red's Robert Trent Jones course.
Penn shot 290-297-310--897 as a team. Princeton won the team title, shooting a three-round 858 (+6) to finish 16 shots ahead of second-place Towson. Among the other Ivy League teams in the field, host Cornell shot 876 to finish ahead of Penn while Brown shot 907 which was 10 shots off the pace by Penn.
Individually, Carter Thompson was Penn's low scorer this weekend; the Florida State transfer shot 68-75-75--218 and tied for 11th in the 75-player field. Patrick O'Leary shot 75-70-77--222 and tied for 20th, while newcomer Josh Goldenberg carded 72-74-77--223 and tied for 24th.
Matt Kern scored on Sunday for Penn and finished 55th overall (76-78-81--235), while Amay Poria scored in Saturday's first round and was 65th overall (75-80-84--239). Dane Walton played as an individual and finished 27th overall, shooting a second-round 68 en route to a three-round 224.
Princeton's Quinn Prchal took medalist honors at Cornell, shooting 72-68-68--208 which was five under par and good for a three-shot victory.
Penn returns to action next weekend, travelling North to compete in Dartmouth's Quechee Club Invitational. The 36-hole event is scheduled to be played Saturday and Sunday.
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