September 22, 2008

Spartan Golfers Finish Third at 21-Team LVC Invite

LEBANON, PA-The York College golf squad finished third at Monday’s 21-team Lebanon Valley College Fall Invitational at the par 72 Lebanon Country Club. The Spartans carded a team score of 298 and won the match of fifth player scores for third with Rutgers-Camden as the Scarlet Raiders also fired a 298. Cabrini won the event with a score of 295 while Franklin & Marshall placed second with a score of 297. The tournament featured 107 golfers.

The Spartans were led by freshman Adam Dupler (York Haven, Pa./Red Land) as he carded a one-under-par 71. That score allowed Dupler to finish second on a match of cards. Junior Cody Trabert (York, Pa./Central York) finished three strokes back of Dupler as he carded a 74, good for a tie for 11th. Shane Bernard (Churchville, Md./C. Milton Wright) also played well for York as he shot a three-over 75. That placed Bernard in a tie for 19th.  Senior Jimmy DeCastro (Mantoloking, N.J./Governor Livingston) rounded out the Spartans’ top four performers as he shot a 78, good for a tie for 33rd.

Freshman Andrew Schmehl (Vincentown, N.J./Seneca, N.J.) was the fifth Spartan starter and his eight-over-par 80 allowed the Spartans to win the tiebreaker for the second place team finish. His 80 was three strokes better than Rutgers-Camden’s Dan Drazen in a match of the fifth man score.

The Spartans are now 28-2 overall in two tournaments. The green and white travels to the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Fall Classic on Thursday afternoon. The tournament is slated to tee-off at 12:00 pm.

TOURNAMENT RESULTS

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