Spartans Finish Fifth at Blue Jay Invitational

Spartans Finish Fifth at Blue Jay Invitational

HUMMELSTOWN, PA-The York College golf squad finished fifth of 11 teams at Thursday’s Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic at Hershey Links in Hummelstown, PA. The Spartans finished with a team score of 321, one stroke back of fourth-place Messiah. Franklin & Marshall captured the team championship with a total of 305. Moravian finished second at 314 followed by Dickinson at 315. The event featured 60 players participating in the tournament.

Freshman Andrew Schmehl (Vincentown, N.J./Seneca) led the green and white as he shot a four-over-par 76. That allowed Schmehl to tie for sixth overall. Senior Jimmy DeCastro (Mantoloking, N.J./Governor Livingston) was two strokes back of Schmehl as he carded a 78, allowing him to finish 11th overall.  Freshman Adam Dupler (York Haven, Pa./Red Land) was the third Spartan finisher as he shot an 83 while Shane Bernard (Churchville, Md./C. Milton Wright) was York’s final scorer as he shot 84.

The Spartans, who are now 34-6 for the fall campaign, return to action on October 1 when they travel to the Messiah Fall Invitational. The tournament begins at 12:00 pm.