Lillie finishes 13th
HERSHEY, Pa. – James Lillie (Garret Park, Md./Walter Johnson) was the lone McDaniel player to post two rounds in the 70s, finishing tied for 13th overall with a 36-hole total of 155 to lead his team to a sixth-place finish at the Hershey Cup in men's golf action on Sunday and Monday.
The Green Terror sat third after Sunday's opening round with a round of 317 before improving to shoot a round of 311 in the second round on a day where six teams in the field of 15 shot 305 or better. McDaniel finished with a 36-hole total of 628.
St. John Fisher won the tournament with a score of 604, following up a team-low 311 on Sunday with a round of 293 on Monday.
Lillie posted a round of 78 on Sunday before carding a round of 77 on Monday.
Cody Mewhirter (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) fired a 77 on Sunday before posting a round of 80 on Monday to finish with a score of 157 and tied for 22nd overall.
Alex Kane (Danvers, Mass./Masconomet Regional) posted the Green Terror's low round of the tournament with a 76 on Monday to improve on his 82 from Sunday and finish tied for 24th with a score of 158.
Alex Matos (Rockville Centre, N.Y./South Side) and Steven Tanen (Laurel Hallow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) finished tied for 45th. The duo, including Tanen as an individual, matched cards both days. They followed up a Sunday round of 84 with a Monday score of 78.
Tim LaSarso Jr. (Queensbury, N.Y./Queensbury) rounded out the McDaniel competitors, finishing 51st overall with a score of 164 (80-84).
The Green Terror returns to action at the Glenmaura National Collegiate Championship on Sunday and Monday.
Team Scores: 1. St. John Fisher 604 (311-293), 2. Rochester 616 (314-302), 3. Carnegie Mellon 617 (318-299), 4. Allegheny 624 (332-292), 5. Swarthmore 626 (322-304), 6T. McDaniel 628 (317-311), 6T. Washington & Jefferson 628 (321-307), 8. Rensselaer 633 (321-312), 9. Alvernia 634 (326-308), 10. Franklin & Marshall 635 (330-305), 11. Elmira 650 (335-315), 12. 12. Susquehanna 654 (341-313), 13. Gettysburg 664 (353-311), 14. Manhattanville 669 (347-322), 15. Wesley 676 (339-337).
McDaniel Results: 13T. James Lillie 155 (78-77), 22T. Cody Mewhirter 157 (77-80), 24T. Alex Kane 158 (82-76), 45T. Alex Matos 162 (84-78), 51T. Tim Sarso 164 (80-84).
McDaniel Individual: 45T. Steven Tanen 162 (84-78).