April 21, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's golf team entered the final round of the Rutherford Intercollegiate in eighth place and remained in that spot after completion of the final 18 holes. The Hoyas posted a third round score of 307 and closed the tournament 61-over par, 913 (307-299-307). Winning the championship was Binghamton at 38-over par (890) and second was Xavier at 43-over par (895). Host Penn State tied for third with Minnesota at 44-over par, 896.
The individual title went to a playoff between Xavier's Tanapol Vattanapisit and Penn State's JD Dornes. Vattanapisit won the playoff and was crowned champion after firing a 3-over par 216 for the tournament.
Georgetown's top finisher was freshman Matthew Moosavian (Westerville, Ohio/St. Charles Prep) who started the day in a tie for fourth but after a third round total of 77 placed in a tie for 10th. Moosavian finished 10-over par, 223 (74-72-77).
Senior Curtis Loop (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) climbed up to a tie at 22nd after firing his best round of the tournament with a 74. He closed the 54-holes at 13-over par, 226 (76-76-74). Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) moved up 11 spots after his third round and placed in a tie for 47th. He shot a 76 in the third and final round to end his weekend at 21-over par, 234 (82-76-76).
Senior captain Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) carded a final round 80 and tied for 56th. He totaled a 23-over par 236 (76-80-80). The final Hoya was Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) who tied for 61st after recording a 26-over par (81-75-83).
The Rutherford Intercollegiate was Georgetown's final regular season competition. The Hoyas will head to the BIG EAST Championship from April 28-30. The championship will be held on the Watson Course at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla.