Ligonier, Pa. – In its last tournament event of the fall season, the Kenyon College golf team carded a three-round score of 905 and finished seventh in a field of 12 teams at The Tartan Invitational, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University.
The tournament took place at Laurel Valley Golf Club, a par-72, 7,156-yard track. The Lords’ final score was comprised of a pair of 300s in Monday’s first and second rounds, followed by a 305 in Tuesday’s third and final round.
No. 1-ranked Emory University and No. 4 Wittenberg University shared the Tartan title with identical team scores 873. No. 15 Greensboro College was third with an 894.
Senior Robert Williams was Kenyon’s low man in both of the first two rounds. He started play with a one-under 71 in the first round and then carded a three-over 74 in the second. In the third round, freshman Nick Lust put together Kenyon’s best round, matching Williams’ 71 from the first round.
In the final individual standings, Williams and Lust both totaled 224 strokes, tying for 14th place among the 58 other golfers at the Invitational. Sophomore Eric Lifson rang up rounds of 75, 75 and 79 for a 229 and a tie for 31st place. Sophomores Andrew Kotler and Lawrence Courtney also figured into the scoring. Kotler wound up with 231 and a tie for 35th place, while Courtney scored a 236 and tied for 47th place.