Men's Golf Struggles at Maryland Intercollegiate

Final Results (PDF)

CAMBRIDGE,Md.- The Penn men's golf team struggled in its first tournament of 2009-10, coming in 15th place at the Maryland Intercollegiate which was held Saturday and Sunday at River Marsh Golf Club.

The Quakers carded 300-315-312--927 over three rounds. North Carolina won the event with a three-round 849, finishing a stroke ahead of VCU and nine ahead of third-place N.C. State.

For Penn, sophomore Dillon Hakes was the low scorer on the weekend; he carded 71-77-78--226 and tied for 52nd overall. Just two strokes behind him was senior Chance Pipitone, who has returned to the program after starting here as a freshman in 2006-07. Pipitone shot 74-76-78--228 and tied for 58th overall.

Out of Penn's lineup, Bryant Williams (76-82-77--235) finished alone in 73rd; Ross Merrill (79-81-79--239) placed 78th; and Kevin Huntington (81-81-80--242) ended up 80th. Freshman Colin St. Maxens competed as an individual and shot 78-7-73--228 to tie with Pipitone for 58th overall.

UNC's Henry Zatoun and Virginia's Ben Kohles shared medalist honors, as both shot seven-under-par 206 for the weekend.

Penn returns to action on Monday, Sept. 28 when the Quakers host the Rehoboth Beach (Del.) Fall Invitatoinal.

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