BATON ROUGE, La. - The University of Pennsylvania men's golf team had a solid showing this weekend at LSU's David Toms Intercollegiate, tying for seventh out of 14 teams.
The Quakers finished at 291-314-305--910 and tied with Iowa State in the middle of the field. Host LSU took the team title by some distance, shooting 864 over the three rounds to finish 16 strokes ahead of second-place Kansas State (880).
Freshman Josh Goldenberg was Penn's low scorer for the weekend; he shot 71-73-75--219 and placed seventh in the field of 74 golfers.
Junior Dane Walton tied for 20th overall, shooting 73-81-72--226; he had the Quakers' low score in Sunday's final round. Sophomore Carter Thompson shot 71-79-80--230 and tied for 35th, while senior Patrick O'Leary carded 76-81-78--235 and tied for 53rd. Junior Matt Kern finished at 252 for the weekend.
LSU's Eric Ricard took medalist honors, leaving little drama as he shot a 10-under-par 206 for the weekend. He finished seven strokes ahead of Kansas State's Jeremy Gardon and LSU teammate Nathan Jeansonne, who tied for second at 213.
Penn will complete the fall portion of its 2015-16 season on Sunday, Nov. 1, as the Quakers compete in the City Six Championship.
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