Men's Golf Takes Lehigh Championship

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Penn men's golf team closed its fall schedule victoriously Sunday as it captured the Lehigh Invitational crown with an overall score of 615. Led by junior Michael Blodgett's two rounds of 75, the Quakers bested second-place Bucknell by five strokes and third-place Siena by 20 to claim victory. Blodget's overall 150 earned him the individual championship title at the event.

Blodgett, who has emerged as one of the most consistent golfers on the team this fall, defeated Rahul Desai of Bucknell and Don Denyse of Siena by one stroke.

Junior Brett Rendina, who led the Quakers on Day One with a round of 73, finished with a combined 153, good for a fourth-place tie. Freshman Kevin Huntington followed closely behind, tying for sixth with a 154. Junior Bill McCrossan carded a 162 to finish tied for 23rd, while freshman Ross Merrill shot a 164 to finished tied for 27th.