B-Team takes sixth at Susquehanna

Chris Merrill © 2008 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Chris Merrill © 2008 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Chittim cards 77 to lead McDaniel

HUMMELS WHARF, Pa. – Freshman Kyle Chittim (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) carded a 77 to lead McDaniel to a sixth-place finish at the Susquehanna Fall Invitational in men's golf action on Saturday.

With the starters off to prepare for Monday's Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational hosted by Division I Penn, the Green Terror's B-team combined to shoot a 320, five strokes off the winning round of 315 shot by Manhattan.

Penn State-Harrisburg (317), Gettysburg (318), Susquehanna (318) and Scranton (319) rounded out the top five.

Chittim finished tied for sixth overall with his team-leading score.

Chris Merrill (Kingsville, Md./Fallston) added a 78 to finish tied for ninth while Drew Bell (Roswell, Ga./Pope) posted a 79 to finish 13th.

Alec Kissell (Fort Washington, Pa./Plymouth Whitemarsh) and Conor O'Maille (Frederick, Md./Gonzaga) rounded out the competitors with scores of 86 and 89, respectively.

The A-team will play 36 holes on Monday at Kings Creek Country Club.

Team Scores: 1. Manhattan 315, 2. Penn State-Harrisburg 317, 3T. Gettysburg 318, 3T. Susquehanna 318, 5. Scranton 319, 6. McDaniel 320, 7T. Dickinson 333, 7T. Rutgers-Camden 333, 9. Keystone 337, 10. Wilkes 343, 11. Misericordia 347, 12. Susquehanna "B" 349, 13. Elizabethtown 358, 14. Lebanon Valley 362.

McDaniel Results: 6T. Kyle Chittim 77, 9T. Chris Merrill 78, 13T. Drew Bell 79, 36T. Alec Kissell 86, 47T. Conor O'Maille 89.