April 9, 2012

Lillie posts 163

HERSHEY, Pa. – James Lillie (Garret Park, Md./Walter Johnson) carded a two-day score of 163 to finish tied for 15th overall and lead McDaniel to a third-place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Invitational at Hershey Country Club in men's golf action on Sunday and Monday.

Battling very windy conditions both days that escalated scores across the board, the Green Terror finished with a 36-hole score of 661. The squad posted a round of 331 on Sunday to sit tied for seventh before carding a 330 in even windy conditions on Monday to jump to third place. St. John Fisher won the 14-team tournament with a score of 638 (313-325) while Franklin & Marshall was second with a score of 651 (326-325).

Lillie posted a score of 83 on Sunday before improving to shoot a second-round 80.

Greg Bowman (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) finished tied for 18th with a total of 166. He posted a score of 80 in the first round before carding a round of 86 on Monday.

Kyle Chittim (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) finished tied for 24th with a score of 167. He fired a round of 85 on Sunday and 82 on Monday.

Cody Mewhirter (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) finished tied for 29th with a total of 169 while Logan Connaughton (Matawan, N.J./Matawan Regional) was tied for 33rd with a score of 170. Mewhirter posted an 83 in the first round and 86 in the second round. Connaughton carded a round of 88 on Sunday before improving to shoot an 82 on Monday.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Glenmaura National Collegiate Championship on Sunday and Monday.

Team Scores: 1. St. John Fisher 638 (313-325), 2. Franklin & Marshall 651 (326-325), 3. McDaniel 661 (331-330), 4. Allegheny 664 (323-341), 5. Swarthmore 665 (328-337), 6. Washington & Jefferson 671 (327-344), 7T. Carnegie Mellon 672 (333-339), 7T. Gettysburg 672 (331-341), 7T. Rochester 672 (339-333), 7T. Wesley 672 (327-345), 11. Manhattanville 679 (335-344), 12. Moravian 703 (352-351), 13. Elmira 704 (346-358), 14. Oswego 713 (350-363).

McDaniel Results: 14T. James Lillie 163 (83-80), 18T. Greg Bowman 166 (80-86), 24T. Kyle Chittim 167 (85-82), 29T. Cody Mewhirter 169 (83-86), 33T. Logan Connaughton 170 (88-82).

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