Golfers Record Fifth Top-Four Finish, Taking Fourth At Rutherford Intercollegiate
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Loyola University Maryland golf team recorded its fifth top-four finish in its fifth tournament this spring, holding on to finish fourth at the Rutherford Intercollegiate at Penn State Golf Course Sunday with a team score of 18-over 870.
Ethan Wall, playing as an individual, and Jeremy Wall finished tied for eighth overall, with Ethan Wall (71) taking one less stroke through the round than Jeremy Wall (72). The brothers finished with matching scores of 1-over 214.
Senior Brendan Peel and freshman Brett Inserra each turned in 73s today, while junior Erick Alonso finished the round at 79 strokes.
Alonso finished second on the team and tied for 18th overall at 5-over 218, while Inserra was one stroke back of that, at 6-over 219, at tied for 23rd. Peel finished tied for 27th at 8-over 221.
Cole Miller earned medalist honors (206, -7) and led Penn State to the team title, as the Nittany Lions finished with an 8-under 844. West Virginia was second at 7-over 859 and the Greyhounds finished three strokes behind third-place Oakland (867, +15).
This tournament marked Loyola’s final tune up for the 2018 Patriot League Championships. The Greyhounds will have a little less than two weeks to prepare for the conference tournament, which will be held at the Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29.