Men's Golf Eighth Overall After First Day at Princeton Invitational

Austin Rendell is tied for sixth through the first 36 holes.

April 12, 2014

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Georgetown University men's golf team sits in eighth place overall in the 15-team field and freshman Austin Rendell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) is tied for sixth place at the 28th Annual Princeton Invitational at Springdale Golf Club in Princeton, N.J.

The Hoyas turned in a strong team performance at the par-71, 6,390 yard course. Georgetown shot a team score of 292 in the first round to place ninth overall after the first 18 holes. They would move up one spot with a five-over par 289 team score in the second round.

Rendell turned in two strong rounds and leads the squad with a three-under par 139. He shot a team-best 69 in the first round, then followed it up with a one-under par 70 in the second round.

Senior Ed McCrossen (Philadelphia, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy) carded a two-over par 73 in the first round and a one-over par 72 for a 145, good for 26th place overall, through 36 holes. Sophomore Matthew Moosavian (Westerville, Ohio/St. Charles Prep) shot back-to-back rounds of 73 for a 146, as he sits in 31st place with 18 more holes to play.

Junior Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) shot a 74 in the second round after a first round 80 and senior Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) rounds out the Hoyas' golfers with a 158 through two rounds.

Harvard leads the field with a team score of 548, while Yale (562) and Dartmouth (568) round out the top three. The Crimson's Akash Mirchandani leads the field with a nine-under par 133.

Play resumes at the Princeton Invitational early on Sunday morning.

 

 

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