Oct. 10, 2010
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Loyola University Maryland men’s golf team took to Colonial Heritage Golf Course for the second and final day of the Joe Agee Invitational and finished fourth, while Ryan McCarthy led the Greyhounds to tie for 11th place.
Loyola shot a an aggregate 296, 12-over par and one shot behind from the score of 295 that Greyhounds posted yesterday. The Greyhounds trailed third-place IUPUI by one stroke in the 14-team field.
Ryan McCarthy ( Silver Spring, Md. /Gonzaga College H.S.) matched his opening-round 73 with another, a team best in the second round, to tie for 11th place and finish 4-over for the tournament. The Invitational marks the second straight event McCarthy has lead the Greyhounds and the second straight top-15 finish for the junior.
Jonathan Ross (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) posted a 1-under par 70 in the first round but struggled in the second, shooting a 6-over 77 to finish with a 5-over 147. Ross tied for 13th with the score, marking his best finish of the year.
Two Greyhounds tied for 23rd, as Alex Redfearn (Boynton Beach, Fla./Pope John Paul II) and Jay Mulieri (Silver Spring, Md./Gonzaga College H.S.) posted identical scores 74 after both carding first rounds of 76 yesterday. The two finished 8-over with scores of 150.
Patrick McCormick (Weston, Fla./University School) showed the biggest improvement on the team between the two rounds, shaving four strokes off of his first round score to post a 75. McCormick tied for 37th and finished with a 12-over 154.
Loyola will play its last tournament of the fall at the Saint Mary’s College Invitational in Seaside, Calif., on October 25 and 26.