Men's Golf Wins GW Invitational

Final Results in PDF Format

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - The Penn men's golf team won the team title at the 24-team George Washington Invitational for the second year in a row, carding 286-299--585 at Bear Trap Dunes Golf Course this weekend.

The Quakers bested Longwood University (291-297--588) by three strokes and Seton Hall (290-301--591) by six strokes to gain its third tournament championship in the last two years. It also marked the first time a team has repeated as champion at this event.

Sophomore Michael Blodgett led the Quakers this weekend, going 71-72--143 to finish 1-under par and place third overall. Freshman Chance Pipitone was right behind him, carding 66-78--144 to finish at even par and tie for fourth place. A third Quaker, junior Dean Merrill, was just one shot off Pipitone's pace, firing 73-72--145 and tying for seventh overall.

Senior captain Sean Barrett rounded out Penn's scorers, shooting a two-round 76-77--153 and tying for 35th overall. Junior Nick Ryder also competed for Penn, and had a two-round score of 77-79--156 to tie for 50th overall.

Kyle Morris of Seton Hall took medalist honors, following up a first-round 68 with a 73 on Sunday to shoot 141 overall and defeat Yale's Mark Matza (71-71--142) by a stroke.

Penn will be back in action April 6-7, taking part in the Navy Spring Invitational in Annapolis, Md.

Download: RD2COMBO_GW.pdf