March 28, 2010
GRASONVILLE, Md. - Loyola had a strong showing Sunday afternoon on the Eastern Shore, firing a combined 299 at Prospect Bay Country Club to finish the Towson Fireline Invitational tied for ninth place. The `Hounds moved up five spots on the leaderboard after starting the day tied for 14th.
No player recorded a higher score than 77 and in a field consisting of 99 players, Loyola's lowest finish was a tie for 66th. The Greyhounds total of 927 tied Boston College.
Loyola's best performer in the event was Jay Mulieri. Mulieri led the Greyhounds from start to finish, capping off his strong week with an even 72 on Sunday and tying for 16th. Mulieri went lower in each round, going 77-75-72 (224) to finish the event at 8-over.
Ryan McCarthy made an impressive run up the board as well with a 2-over 74 in the third round. After beginning the day tied for 76th, McCarthy's 74 moved him up 21 places to finish 55th with an 11-over 235.
Alex Redfearn equaled his second round score of 77 to go 83-77-77. Redfearn finished just two strokes back from McCarthy with a 13-over 237 and finished T67.
Jason Burton went 77-81-76 (234) to tie for 54th. Buton's closing-round 76 put him at 18-over for the week.
Patrick McCormick finished tied for 66th, shooting a 77 Sunday to end at 14-over (238) for the event. .
UNC Greensboro won the event after leading from start to finish. The Spartans posted a three-round total of 866 and were one of just two teams to turn in scores below 300 in each round. Host school Towson finished tied for fourth. The local rival posted a 900 to tie Delaware.
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference foe Siena tallied a 961 to finish 18th.