Spartans Finish 8th at Blue Jay Spring Invitational

Spartans Finish 8th at Blue Jay Spring Invitational

HERSHEY, PA – The York College golf squad finished 8th of 18 teams at Thursday's Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Invitational at Hershey Country Club in Hershey, PA. The Spartans shot a team total of 331 as they finished four strokes out of a top five team finish. Moravian College won the team title over Messiah on a match of fifth players as the two squads finished with a team total of 317. Immaculata finished fourth while Penn State-Harrisburg notched a fourth-place finish. Albright and FDU-Florham finished tied for fifth with a score of 327.

The Spartans were paced by freshman Kevin Long as he fired a nine-over-par 80, finishing tied for 14th overall. Junior Adam Dupler was the next Spartan finisher as he shot an 83 which tied him for 28th in the 93-player field.

Juniors Adam Burkhart and Andrew Schmehl were each one stroke back of Dupler as they both shot an 84 which tied them for 37th.

The Spartans, who are now 59-31-2 overall, return to action on Sunday, April 10 when they travel to the two-day Glenmaura Invitational.

Photo: Kevin Long launches a drive during a recent Spartan tournament. Photo courtesy of Scott Guise, York College Director of Athletic Communications.