MacDonald fires 231 at George Mason

Shawn MacBurnie (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Shawn MacBurnie (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

CENTREVILLE, Va. – Collin MacDonald (Beverly, Mass./Beverly) was the lone McDaniel player to shoot all three rounds in the 70s, leading his team at the Patriot Intercollegiate hosted by George Mason in men's golf action on Monday and Tuesday.

The Green Terror turned in a 54-hole score of 946 to finish 16th over the two-day tournament. On Monday, the squad fired a round of 317 in the morning before completing the 36-hole day with a round of 314. On Tuesday, McDaniel posted a score of 315 as the only Division III team in the field. Appalachian State won the 16-team tournament with a score of 873 (292-291-290), rallying from a five-stroke deficit entering Tuesday.

MacDonald shot a round of 79 on Monday morning before carding the Green Terror's best round of the tournament with a score of 73 in the afternoon. He wrapped up with a round of 79 to post a score of 231 and finish tied for 57th.

Shawn MacBurnie (Beverly, Mass./St. Mary's Lynn) placed 66th overall with a score of 234. He started the tournament with a score of 75 before posting an 80 over the second 18 holes on Monday. He matched MacDonald with a round of 79 on Tuesday.

Jack Ouellette (Marlborough, Mass./St. John's) was 77th overall with a score of 239. He improved over each round, opening the tournament with a score of 81 before rounding out Monday with a score of 80. He fired a round of 78 over the final 18 holes.

Christian Garruppo (Hilton Head, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) posted a score of 245 to place 86th. His best round was a score of 79 on Tuesday. He posted rounds of 82 and 84 on Monday.

Brandon Vance (Worcester, Pa./Methacton) rounded out the field for McDaniel, posting a score of 246 (83-81-82) to place 87th.

The Green Terror returns to action at its own Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic at The Bridges Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday. Tee times begin at 8:30 a.m. both days.

Team Scores: 1. Appalachian State 873 (292-291-290), 2T. Florida Gulf Coast 876 (293-290-293), 2T. Delaware 876 (288-290-2980, 4. Georgetown 883 (295-296-292), 5. Elon 889 (302-288-299), 6. Bethune-Cookman 890 (289-301-300), 7. George Mason 895 (293-294-308), 8. St. Bonaventure 899 (294-303-302), 9. Longwood 902 (304-301-297), 10T. St. Joseph's (Pa.) 908 (299-307-302), 10T. Villanova 908 (311-299-298), 12. Columbia 915 (307-300-308), 13. Lafayette 922 (307-308-307), 14. Wagner 930 (308-320-302), 15. St. John's 942 (317-304-321), 16. McDaniel 946 (317-314-315).

McDaniel Results: 57T. Collin MacDonald 231 (79-73-79), 66T. Shawn MacBurnie 234 (75-80-79), 77T. Jack Ouellette 239 (81-80-78), 86. Christian Garruppo 245 (82-84-79), 87T. Brandon Vance 246 (83-81-82).

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