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Drew Bell © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Drew Bell © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel B-team places eighth at Ursinus Invitational

ELVERSON, Pa. – Bryan Johnson (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) fired a round of 80 to finished tied for eighth and lead McDaniel to an eighth-place showing at the Ursinus Invitational at Stonewall in men's golf action on Tuesday.

Playing the same course on which the Centennial Conference (CC) championship will be held in 10 days, the Green Terror posted a round of 337 to match Immaculata for eighth place with the team's freshmen and sophomore vying to round out McDaniel's quintent at the 54-hole championship event.

York (Pa.) won the 12-team tournament with a round of 313 while Muhlenberg was the only other squad to break 320, firing a 314 in wet and breezy conditions.

Drew Bell (Rowell, Ga./Pope) placed 26th overall with his round of 84 while Logan Connaughton (Matawan, N.J./Matawan Regional) was 38th with a score of 86.

Kyle Chittim (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) and Alec Kissell (Fort Washington, Pa./Plymouth Whitemarsh) rounded out the McDaniel competitors, carding matching rounds of 87 to finish 44th.

The Green Terror returns to action on the same course with the CC title on the line on Saturday, Apr. 30 and Sunday, May 1. The teams will play 27 holes both days with the first tee times slated for 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Team Scores: 1. York (Pa.) 313, 2. Muhlenberg 314, 3. Albright 320, 4T. Delaware Valley 330, 4T. Swarthmore 330, 6. Dickinson 331, 7. Gettysburg 336, 8T. McDaniel 337, 8T. Immaculata 337, 10. Alvernia 347, 11. Ursinus 364, 12. Eastern 377.

McDaniel Results: 8T. Bryan Johnson 80, 26T. Drew Bell 84, 38T. Logan Connaughton 86, 44T. Kyle Chittim 87, 44T. Alec Kissell 87.