Maruyama Leads Rams to 3rd Place Finish at Hershey

Maruyama Leads Rams to 3rd Place Finish at Hershey

Hershey Links - Par 72 - 7,009 Yards

Hershey Country Club - East Course - Par 71 - 7,061 Yards

Hershey, Pa. - Senior Masa Maruyama (Yamanashi, Japan/Sundai) finished in 6th place individually, after shooting rounds of 75 and 74 at the Elizabethtown College Golf Invitational. Farmingdale State finished in 3rd place, after posting scores of 307 and 309 for a team-total of 616. (2)Methodist University were team champions with a two-day total of 584, finishing 29 shots ahead of runner-up Washington and Lee University.

Sophomore Chris Arnold (Hauppauge, N.Y./Hauppague) finished in 11th place for the Rams with rounds of 76 and 80. Senior Jim McLaughlin (Oceanside, N.Y./Oceanside) shot three-over par on the opening round at Hershey Links, followed by an 83 on the East Course to finish in a tie for 14th place.

Methodist's Josh Schrader (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) was the tournament medalist with a score of 146, finishing one stroke ahead of teammate Trey Howell (Fayetville, N.C./Terry Sanford). Liam Friedman (Lackawanna, N.Y./St. Farncis) and Josh Speight (Gloucester Point, Va./Gloucester) of Methodist along with Washington and Lee's Robert Wombell (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) each finished in a tie for 3rd place with a two-day total of five-over par.

Tomorrow the Rams travel to Old Oaks Country Club for the Purchase Skyline Invitational.