October 6, 2008

DeCastro Leads the Spartans to Fifth Place Finish at Bent Creek Invitational

LITITZ, PA-The York College golf squad finished fifth of 17 teams at the Bent Creek Invitational hosted by Franklin & Marshall College at Bent Creek Country Club in Lititz, PA. The Spartans carded a team total of 321 as they finished 24 strokes back of team champion Franklin & Marshall. Rutgers-Camden and Wesley finished tied for second at 316 while Moravian placed fourth at 317.

Senior Jimmy DeCastro (Mantoloking, N.J./Governor Livingston) paced the green and white as he shot a five-over-par 76, which tied him for sixth in the tournament. Freshman Andrew Schmehl (Vincentown, N.J./Seneca) and junior Cody Trabert (York, Pa./Central York) each shot 80 for the green and white. That nine-over-par effort tied them for 20th.

Senior Shane Bernard (Churchville, Md./C. Milton Wright) shot 85 as he was the Spartans’ final scorer as he placed tied for 54th. Freshman Adam Dupler (York, Pa./Red Land) was the final Spartan to participate as he shot an 86.

The Spartans, who are now 55-15, conclude their fall campaign on Tuesday afternoon as they travel to Gettysburg to participate in the Gettysburg Fall Classic at the Links of Gettysburg. The tournament is slated for a 1:00 pm start.

TOURNAMENT RESULTS