April 13, 2014
PRINCETON, N.J. - Freshman Austin Rendell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) fired an even par 71 in the final round of the Princeton Invitational to tie for sixth place overall, as the Georgetown University men's golf team finished eighth with a team score of 871 when play concluded at the Springdale Golf Club on Sunday afternoon.
Rendell, who made his first appearance in the Hoyas lineup this spring, led the team in each of the three rounds to help the squad finish eighth in the 15-team field. Georgetown finished with a team score of 290 in the third round for a final score of 871. Rendell finished with a three-under par 210, five strokes behind the leader, to maintain sixth place of 78 golfers.
Senior Ed McCrossen (Philadelphia, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy) finished tied for 28th, carding a three-over par 74 on Sunday. McCrossen shot a six-over par 219 after three rounds. Sophomore Matthew Moosavian (Westerville, Ohio/St. Charles Prep) finished tied for 30th place shooting a 74 in the final round for a seven-over par 220.
Junior Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) had his best round on Sunday, shooting a two-over par 73. Podufal finished tied for 55th place, shooting a 14-over par 227. Senior Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) had the Hoyas second-best round on Sunday, shooting a one-over par 71 to finish tied for 64th place with a 230.
Harvard won the team competition shooting an 832 behind Akash Mirchandani, who finished first overall at eight-under par 205 and Robert Deng, who tied for second place at 206. Yale and Dartmouth rounded out the top three.
The Hoyas return to action on Monday, April 21 at the Oak Hill Collegiate at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y.