SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Behind a pair of top-10 finishes from sophomore Matt Oshrine and freshman Brendan Peel, the Loyola University Maryland golf team finished fourth at the Fighting Irish Golf Classic Tuesday.
The Greyhounds finished the tournament, played at both Warren Golf Course and Lost Dunes Golf Club, with a 28-over 880, just three strokes out of second place.
Michigan State took the title with an 11-over 863, while Ball State was second at 25-over 877 and Long Beach State was third at 26-over 878.
Oshrine was Loyola’s top finisher for the second-straight tournament, carding a 1-over 72 to finish the three rounds at 2-over 215 and in a tie for sixth place.
Peel, competing in his first-ever collegiate event, finished the tournament with an 8-over 79 today to take 10th with an aggregate score of 6-over 219.
Senior Bart George continued to improve, knocking another six strokes off his score from yesterday. He shot a 1-under 70 to finish at 17-over 229 and in a tie for 36th place.
Junior Keegan Boone and freshman Bennett Wisner wrapped up play one stroke behind George and in a tie for 38th. Boone carded a 2-over 73 today, while Wisner shot 6-over 77 for a pair of 17-over 230s for the tournament.
Competing as an individual, sophomore Connor Flach finished tied for 17th at 9-over 222 with an even 71 today.
Ball State’s McCormick Clouser was the top individual finisher, carding a 4-under 209 for the three rounds. Notre Dame’s Cory Sciupider was the only other golfer to finish under par for the tournament, shooting a 2-under 211, while Florida Gulf Coast’s Casper Howells took third with an even 213.
Loyola’s next tournament will be in Raleigh, North Carolina, as the Greyhounds head to NC State for the Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday, October 6-7.