Men's Golf Ties For Fifth at Princeton Invitational

Final Results in PDF Format

PRINCETON, N.J.- The Penn men's golf team finished in a tie for fifth with two other teams at the Princeton Invitational. The teams played two rounds Saturday, before Sunday's action was cancelled due to the inclement weather.

The Quakers shot 304 in Saturday's first round on the par-71 Springdale Golf Course in Princeton, but came back with a second-round 292 for a two-round score of 596. That tied them with Towson and George Washington.

A total of 15 teams played in the tournament. St. John's won the event (291-292--583), finishing four strokes ahead of host Princeton (293-294--587). Columbia was third (288-300--588).

Individually, senior captain Sean Barrett led Penn. He shot 74-72--146 to finish just 3-over par and tie for sixth overall. Freshman Chance Pipitone had a strong second round and finished just a shot behind Barrett with 77-70--147, tying for ninth overall.

Michael Blodgett was Penn's next finisher, carding 80-73--153 to tie for 47th, while Dean Merrill (75-80--155) and Nick Ryder (78-77--155) tied for 50th overall. A total of 78 golfers competed in the tournament.

Princeton's John Sawin won medalist honors, carding a 4-under par 70-68--138 to defeat Keegan Bradley of St. John's by two strokes. They were the only golfers to finish under par for the tournament.

The Quakers now head to the Ivy League Championships next weekend at Galloway National Golf Club in Galloway, N.J.

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