October 13, 2009

McDaniel ties for second at Gettysbug

Smith leads B-team in 12-team field

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Jeff Smith (Elkridge, Md./Cardinal Gibbons) fired a round of 78 to lead McDaniel to a three-way tie for second place at the 12-team Gettysburg Fall Invitational in men's golf action on Tuesday.

Playing with the B-team, the Green Terror battled windy conditions and fast greens to shoot a 331 without three of its top golfers and match the scores posted by Albright and Keystone. Messiah won the tournament going away with a 300.

Smith's score placed him in a two-way tie for fifth place - the first non-Falcon individual finisher.

Greg Bowman (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) finished tied for 10th with a round of 81 while Conor O'Maille (Frederick, Md./Gonzaga) fired an 83 in his first action of the season.

Bryan Johnson (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Chris Merrill (Kingsville, Md./Fallston) each carded rounds of 89.

The Green Terror concludes the fall schedule at the Wilmington Fall Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.

Team Scores: 1. Messiah 300, 2T. McDaniel 331, 2T. Albright 331, 2T. Keystone 331, 5. Marymount 339, 6. York (Pa.) 342, 7T. Dickinson 345, 7T. Gettysburg 345, 9T. Gettysburg "B" 353, 9T. Stevenson 353, 11. Elmira 355, 12. York Technical Inst. 362.

McDaniel Results: 5T. Jeff Smith 78, 10T. Greg Bowman 81, 16T. Conor O'Maille 83, 36T. Bryan Johnson 89, 36T. Chris Merrill 89.

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