Men's Golf Finishes Fourth, Greg Podufal Tied for Second at BIG EAST Championships

Greg Podufal finished tied for second overall at the BIG EAST Championships

April 29, 2014

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CALLAWASSIE ISLAND, S.C. - The Georgetown University men's golf team turned in its best round of the BIG EAST Championships, shooting a team score of two-over par 290 on the final day to move up two spots to fourth overall. Junior Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) finished tied for second overall, while senior Ed McCrossen (Philadelphia, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy) finished tied for fourth in the 45-competitor field.

The Hoyas saved its best for last, improving by 13 strokes from the second to final round to finish with a team score of 908, behind tournament-winning St. John's (882), Marquette (892) and DePaul (899).

Podufal turned in the third best round of the day, firing a two-under par 70, following his five-under par 67 on Monday. He finished second overall in a tie with Xavier's Yuki Kato with a three-over par 219 through three rounds.

McCrossen, the Hoyas most consistent performer through the championship, shot a one-over par 73 on Tuesday morning to finish tied for fourth at five-over par 221.

Sophomore Matthew Moosavian (Westerville, Ohio/St. Charles Prep) shot a personal tournament-best four-over par 76 on the final day to finish in a tie for 26th place with an 18-over par 234. Senior Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) also shot a personal tournament-best one-over par 73 to finish tied for 31st with a 236. Freshman Austin Rendell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) also turned in his best score of the tournament with a two-over par 74 to finish in 35th place with a 238.

1 2 3 Team Scores
1 1 1 St. John's 290 295 297 882 +18
2 2 2 Marquette 295 300 297 892 +28
4 5 3 DePaul 306 304 289 899 +35
6 6 4 Georgetown 315 303 290 908 +44
5 4 5 Xavier 314 295 301 910 +46
3 3 6 Seton Hall Univ. 305 303 303 911 +47
7 7 7 Butler 316 314 309 939 +75
9 8 8 Villanova 328 314 312 954 +90
8 9 9 Creighton 321 323 313 957 +93

 

 

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