September 8, 2013

Norwitz debuts with 148

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman Brian Norwitz made his McDaniel debut with a 36-hole score of 148 to lead his team to a sixth-place finish at the Transylvania Fall Invitational at the University of Club Kentucky Golf Course in men's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

The Green Terror finished with a two-day score of 606, five strokes behind the current top-ranked team in Division III and host Transylvania. McDaniel fired a round of 308 on Saturday before improving 10 shots to card a combined 298 on Sunday. Mt. St. Joseph won the tournament with a score of 588 (287-301).

Norwitz posted matching rounds of 74 to finish tied for 15th.

James Lillie (Garret Park, Md./Walter Johnson) was one shot behind him after a team-low round of 73 on Sunday. He posted a 76 on Saturday to finish with a 149 in 20th place.

Alex Kane (Danvers, Mass./Masconomet Regional) finished 27th with a score of 151, posting a 74 on Sunday to improve three strokes from his opening-round score.

Steven Tanen (Laurel Hallow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) placed 56th overall with a score of 158 (81-77) while Cody Mewhirter (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) was 70th with a score of 160 (82-78).

The Green Terror returns to action at the Messiah Falcon Classic on Wednesday.

Team Scores: 1. Mt. St. Joseph 588 (287-301), 2. Rhodes 591 (293-298), 3. Whittenberg 592 (298-294), 4T. Centre 601 (300-301), 4T. Transylvania 601 (302-299), 6. McDaniel 606 (308-298), 7T. Denison 608 (304-304), 7T. Ohio Wesleyan 608 (307-301), 9. Otterbein 610 (303-307), 10. Rensselaer 613 (303-310), 11. Webster 623 (311-312), 12. DePauw 627 (315-312), 13. Kenyon 629 (311-318), 14. Hanover 639 (317-322), 15. Maryville (Tenn.) 643 (327-316), 16. Franklin 644 (313-331), 17. Virginia Wesleyan 646 (313-333), 18. Thomas More 659 (330-329), 19. Defiance 679 (343-336).

McDaniel Results: 15T. Brian Norwitz 148 (74-74), 20T. James Lillie 149 (76-73), 27. Alex Kane 151 (77-74), 56T. Steven Tanen 15 (81-77), 70T. Cody Mewhirter 160 (82-78).

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