McDaniel comes from behind for win

Greg Bowman © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Greg Bowman © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror cards 306 in final round to overcome 13-stroke deficit

McMURRY, Pa. – Greg Bowman (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) carded an even-par 72 on Monday to finish with a two-round score of 155 and finish tied for fourth, leading McDaniel to a first-place finish at the Peter C. Rossin Memorial Invitational hosted by Washington & Jefferson in men's golf action on Sunday and Monday.

The Green Terror trailed the host Presidents by 13 strokes after carding a 326 compared to W&J's 313 on the 6,830-yard Southpointe Golf Club before scoring 20 strokes better on Monday at the 6,695-yard Rolling Hills Country Club.

McDaniel finished with a two-day score of 632 after the second-round 306 while Washington & Jefferson carded a 633 (313-320). St. John Fisher, despite a tournament-low round of 304 on Monday, finished tied with the Presidents at 633 (329-304).

Bowman finished Sunday tied for 13th place overall with a round of 83 but turned in his second even-par round of the fall to finish in the top 5.

Paul Kovalcheck (Fairless Hills, Pa./Truman) matched Bowman with a two-day total of 155, registering a round of 74 on Monday after turning in an 81 on Sunday.

KJ Mazurek (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven), who posted a team-low score of 75 in the opening round, finished tied for seventh with a 157.

Logan Connaughton (Matawan, N.J./Matawan Regional) finished with a two-day score of 165, recording a round of 87 on Sunday and 78 on Monday while Chris Merrill (Kingsville, Md./Fallston) finished with a 171 (89-82).

Kyle Chittim (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) finished with a 172 (88-84), playing as an individual.

The Green Terror concludes the fall season at the Gettysburg Fall Invitational on Wednesday. Tee time is 12:30 p.m.

Team Scores: 1. McDaniel 632 (326-306), 2T. Washington & Jefferson 633 (313-320), 2T. St. John Fisher 633 (329-304), 4. Carnegie Mellon 638 (327-311), 5. California (Pa.) Club 645 (332-313), 6. Muskingum 665 (349-316), 7. St. Vincent 674 (344-330), 8. Slippery Rock 725 (382-343).

McDaniel Results: 4T. Paul Kovalcheck 155 (81-74), 4T. Greg Bowman 155 (83-72), 7T. KJ Mazurek 157 (75-82), 21T. Logan Connaughton 165 (87-78), 30T. Chris Merrill 171 (89-82)

McDaniel Individuals: 33T. Kyle Chittim 172 (88-84).