Men's Golf Takes Fourth at Temple Invitational

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa.- The University of Pennsylvania men's golf team finished fourth out of 14 teams at the Temple Invitational, which took place this weekend on the North Course at Philmont CC.

Host Temple easilywon the team title this weekend, shooting 287-285--572 to finish 18 strokes ahead of second-place Hartford. Drexel was third (595), while Penn shot 298-298--596 to finish one stroke behind the Dragons. Among the other Ivy League teams in the field, Cornell (610) was 10th while Brown (628) was 13th.

Freshman Amay Poria was Penn's low scorer this weekend; he carded 70-76--146 to tie for sixth in a field of 75 golfers. Senior Austin Powell tied for 14th, shooting 75-73--148, while classmate Ben Cooley (76-76--152) tied for 24th.

Sophomore Dane Walton scored on Sunday for the Quakers and finished tied for 49th with a two-round 156, while senior Tomas Agrest scored on Saturday and finished tied for 58th witha 160. Junior Patrick O'Leary played the event as an individual and shot 78-74--152 to tie for 24th.

Temple's Brandon Matthews was the individual medalist; he shot 69 in both rounds to finish at 2-under-par 138 which was three shots ahead of Rhode Island's Joseph Leavitt.

Penn will wrap up the fall portion of its season on Saturday, Oct. 25, with the City SIx Invitational.

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