Men's Golf Ties for Third at Princeton

Final Results (PDF)

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Penn men's golf team shot 288 as a team Sunday at the Princeton Invitational, allowing the Quakers to move up and tie Towson for third place in the 15-team field. The event was held on the par-71 Springdale Golf Club course in Princeton.

Yale shot 291 on the day, while Harvard shot 292; those two teams tied for the team championship with a tournament total of 874, ahead of Penn and Towson who both finished at 878. Penn and fifth-place Villanova (889) tied for the second-best team round on Sunday, behind only the 286 scored by Rutgers.

Penn senior Chance Pipitone was the team's low scorer for the weekend; he carded a 72 on Sunday to finish at 72-70-72--214 which was good for third place overall. Freshman Colin St. Maxens finished in a tie for eighth, going 72-73-73--218, while sophomore Scotty Williams cardedhis best round of theweekend on Sunday (72) and finished tied for 19th overall at 75-75-72--222.

Junior Ross Merrill was Penn's low scorer on Sunday, shooting a 71; that allowed him to finish 32nd overall at 76-78-71--225. Sophomore Dillon Hakes carded 79-77-74--230 and tied for 58th overall.

Yale's Tom McCarthy won medalist honors, shooting 67-70-73--210 to defeat Villanova's Brendan Kelly by three strokes and Pipitone by four. A total of78 golfers competed in the event.

Penn returns to action next Saturday and Sunday, playing at the Caves Valley Intercollegiate in Owings Mills, Md.

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