April 1, 2014
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Georgetown University men's golf team finished 14th overall at the Memphis Intercollegiate at Colonial Country Club. The Hoyas shot a team score of 330 during the third and final round on Tuesday morning.
Seven of the 15 teams in the field posted their highest scores on Tuesday, including the Hoyas, who needed an additional 19 strokes from its tournament-low second round score of 311.
Senior Ed McCrossen (Philadelphia, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy) shot a team-best five-over par 77 on Tuesday. He finished the tournament tied for 44th place with a 16-over par 232 over three rounds.
Junior Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) shot a 12-over par 84 on the final day to fall back into a tie for 61st place. Podufal finished the Memphis Intercollegiate with a 21-over par 237, the second best showing for the Hoyas. Sophomore Raleigh Chapin (Doylestown, Pa./New Hope Solesbury) also shot a 12-over par 84 on Tuesday, falling back to 71st place overall. His 242 score over three rounds was third on the squad.
Senior Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) shot a 14-over par 86 in the third round to finish with a total score of 245, tied for 75th place overall. Junior Brian Tohir (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) rounded out the GU competitors, carding an 85 to finish at 254 for the tournament.
The host Memphis Tigers finished first overall, shooting a team score of 10-over par 874, with three of its individual golfers finishing tied for third overall. South Alabama finished second overall with a total of 889, while Louisiana finished third at 892, with the individual champion, Haraldur Magnus, who shot a one-under par 215. Magnus was the only individual to shoot under par.
Georgetown returns to action when they travel to Springdale Golf Club in Princeton, N.J., to compete in the two-day Princeton Invitational. The first round begins early on Saturday, April 12 and concludes in the afternoon on Sunday, April 13.