October 6, 2008

McDaniel finishes sixth at Vulan Invitational; Kovalcheck fires career-low 68 in first round

BELLE VERNON, Pa. – Paul Kovalcheck (Fairless Hills, Pa./Truman) fired a career-low round of 68 in the first round to lead McDaniel to a sixth-place finish at the Vulcan Invitational hosted by California (Pa.) on Sunday and Monday.

            The Green Terror posted a round of 301 on the par-71 Red Course on Sunday before carding a 314 on the longer par-72 Gold Course on Monday.
            Indiana (Pa.) won the nine-team tournament that featured eight Division II teams with a total of 576, posting a 283 on Sunday and a 293 on Monday.
            Kovalacheck, after carding the lowest round by a McDaniel player since Steve Perrone shot a 68 at the Wesley Fall Invitational in 2005, finished in a tie for 15th place overall with a two-day total of 149.
            KJ Mazurek (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) posted matching rounds of 75 to finish in a tie for 17th place with a 150.
            Greg Bowman (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) carded a 76 on Sunday before recording a round of 79 on Monday to finish with a two-day total of 155.
            Jeff Smith (Elkridge, Md./Cardinal Gibbons) and Alex Campbell (Howell, N.J./Wall) finished with two-round totals of 161 (82-79) and 165 (83-82), respectively.
            McDaniel returns to action at the Gettysburg Invitational on Tuesday. Tee time is 1 p.m.
 
Team Scores: 1. Indiana (Pa.) 576 (283-293), 2. Clarion 581 (282-299), 3. California (Pa.) 599 (303-296), 4. Millersville 614 (299-315), 5. Lake Erie 614 (292-322), 6. McDaniel 615 (301-314), 7. Seton Hill 620 (302-318), 8. Mercyhurst 623 (294-329), 9. West Chester 627 (313-314).
 
McDaniel Results: 15T. Paul Kovalchek 149 (68-81), 17T. KJ Mazurek 150 (75-75), 29T. Greg Bowman 155 (76-79), 46T. Jeff Smith 161 (82-79), 52. Alex Campbell 165 (83-82).
 
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