Plymouth Meeting, Pa. – Drexel men's golf finished up a weekend at the Big 5 Invitational placing 13th overall. James Braunsberg led the Dragons with a total score of 156 on the tournament. Teammates Benjamin Feld, Christopher Crawford and Andrew Lawson followed close behind, shooting 158, 160, and 162 respectively. Ben Hinge added a 167 on the weekend.
At the end of round one on Saturday, the Dragons were just seven shots out of first place despite placing eighth on the day. Drexel finished play on Saturday with a combined team score of 313 and then completed round two with a 317 for a total weekend score of 630.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Saint Joseph's golf team posted its best round of the tournament on Tuesday, shooting 305 to finish in ninth place at the Joe Agee Invitational. Playing at the Williamsburg Club (Par 71, 6,837 yards), the Hawks finished with a three-round score of 308-306-305/919, while freshman T.J. McNulty paced the squad with a score of 75-74-74/223.
McNulty posted his best finish to date, tying for 15th, while freshman freshman T.J. Summers tied for 25th at 77-75-75/227. Sophomore Connor Garrity carded a three-round score of 76-77-80/233 to tie for 38th, while junior Tyler Kingsley fired an 80-80-76/236 to tie for 43rd. Sophomore Tim Godshalk rounded out the five-man squad in 50th place with a score of 81-80-81/242.
Olean, N.Y. – After two rounds of solid play, the Drexel men's golf team placed fifth out of eight teams in the first competition of the season at the 24th annual Leo Keenan Invitational. The Dragons finished with a 306 and 296 for a team score of 602. St. Bonaventure won the invitational with a total score of 583 followed by Robert Morris and Humber College.
Freshman Christopher Crawford tied for seventh place overall out of 44 golfers in his first collegiate contest for the Dragons. Crawford birdied his first hole and continued to lead Drexel throughout the tournament finishing with a 74 and 73 for round score of 147. He also took third overall in par 3 scoring.
Wilmington, Del. – After three rounds of competition, the Drexel men's golf team finished 10th overall with a team score of 930 at the 2012 CAA Championships. UNCW took first place with an 884. Georgia State came in second followed by Old Dominion.
In the final round of play, junior co-captain Bejamin Feld had a round score of 73. He finished 20th overall out of 55 participating golfers. Feld had an 82, 73 and 73 for a total score of 228. Vincent Anagnos had a solid performance in the final two rounds. Anagnos shot a 71, which was the Dragons' lowest score on the weekend. He finished with an 84, 78 and 71 for a total score of 233. He tied for 37th place overall.
Senior co-captain Michael Serensits shot a 79, 78 and 79 for a round score of 236 in his final compeition for the Dragons. James Braunsberg followed with a 238, while teammate James Parsons penciled in at 241.
AMBLER, Pa. - High winds and firm greens made playing conditions difficult on Monday afternoon as the first-ever La Salle Invitational concluded at Talamore Country Club. The Explorers finished fourth out of 12 teams, with sophomore Mike Johnson placing fifth out of 64 players.
Fordham won the event with a two-round score of 621 (+53). The Rams went into the day with a three-shot lead over Iona after carding a 300 yesterday and its 321 on Monday was enough to win the event by 10 strokes. Both scores were the low team total each day.
AMBLER, Pa. - Sophomore Mike Johnson (Ambler, PA / Hatboro-Horsham) shot a one-over 72 and sits in second place in the field of 64 players at the first-ever La Salle Invitational, which began on Sunday at Talamore Country Club. The Explorers are in third place, six shots behind Fordham, with 18 holes remaining. Play begins at 10 AM on Monday.
Johnson only hit five greens but scored well thanks to his chipping and putting. A member at Talamore, Johnson used his home course advantage to his benefit and trails only Fordham's Jason Del Rosso, who shot a one-under 70.
Plymouth Meeting, Pa. – The Drexel men's golf team compiled a total score of 624 at the Big 5 Invitational held at the Plymouth Meeting Country Club. After two days of competition, the Dragons finished 19th out of 22 participating schools.
Junior Benjamin Feld led the team with a 75 and 76 for a total score of 151. Feld tied for 48th place out of 114 golfers. Junior Vincent Anagnos penciled in a 156 and tied for 75th overall in his first competition for Drexel. Junior James Braunsberg followed with a 157, while teammate James Parsons shot a 160. Freshman Andrew Feldman finished the day with a total score of 166.
NEWPORT, R.I. - Creighton's Ethan Wragge hit five of his game-high six three-pointers in the second half as the Bluejays pulled away for a 82-75 victory over Saint Joseph's Saturday evening at the Qwest Center. Carl Jones led the way for the Hawks with a team-high 17 points.
The Saint Joseph's golf team shot 312 in Tuesday's final round of the Adams Cup of Newport. As a team, the Hawks shot 310-308-312/930 to finish 17th in the 19-team field.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Sophomore Mike Johnson shot a collegiate low round of 69 (-2) to lead the La Salle golf team to its best team score in five years at this weekend's Navy Fall Classic at the Naval Academy Golf Course. Johnson placed fifth, four shots off the lead, and the Explorers carded a second round score of 295 (+11) to finish ninth in the team scoring.
Johnson's score of 69 bests his 70 he shot in the second round of the Big 5 Invitational in October, 2010. After a 73 on Saturday, his 69 on Sunday was the second best score recorded on the day. His two round score was an even par 142.
PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph’s head golf coach Bob Lynch has announced that Tim Godshalk (Blufftin, S.C./Hilton Head Prep), Connor Garrity (Hollidaysburg, Pa./ Hollidaysburg Area) and Connor Hill (Richmond, Va./Douglas Freeman) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Saint Joseph’s University next year.
Competing on the International Junior Golf Tour for several years, Godshalk has posted seven top-10 finishes over the past four years. Highlighted by a third place finish at the Collection River Invitational in 2009 and a fifth-place finish at the Sea Pines Invitational in 2010, he also qualified for both the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2010 South Carolina Junior Golf Association Junior Championship.