Men’s golf competes in Franklin & Marshall Invitational

Brian Lukacsy October 20, 2016 0

Sophomore Felix Goettfert and senior Kyle Hakun were the two top finishers for the Elizabethtown College men’s golf team on Monday afternoon. For the second consecutive tournament, both golfers led the Blue Jays in scoring.

On Monday at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational, Goettfert shot six over par for a round of 77. Hakun matched Goettfert, shooting a 77 as well. The two golfers tied for 37th place in the individual standings.

The top six individual golfers at the invitational all shot under par. Five other golfers shot even par on the par 71 course.

Unfortunately for the Blue Jays, Goettfert and Hakun did not get too much help on the course. Junior Chris Heuer shot 20 over par for a score of 91. Sophomore Tyler Goldberg recorded a score of 98 and sophomore Rick Stone registered a 102.

As a team, the Blue Jays finished 17 out of 17 teams. The team as a whole was 59 shots over par. Rutgers-Camden University took home the team title, defeating Swarthmore College by two strokes. One of Franklin & Marshall’s two teams entered finished third overall.

Swarthmore’s Nick DiMaio took home the individual championship with a four-under round of 67. There was a tie for first in the individual standings as DiMaio and Rutgers-Camden’s Kevin Sarlo both shot 67. However, DiMaio won the tiebreaker, which was the golfer with a better back nine score.

Etown will wrap up their fall schedule on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Lebanon Valley College Dutchmen Classic at the Lebanon Country Club.


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