UMES GOLF FINISHES UP ACTION AT WHITING-TURNER TOWSON INVITATIONAL
April 1, 2014
Final Results (PDF)
TOWSON, Md. – The University of Maryland Eastern Shore golf team concluded action in the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational on Tuesday afternoon as the Hawks claimed 21st overall at the event. UMES finished up in 21st place each day, where the team had two players finish in the top-90. The tournament was the first of 2014 for the Hawks.
UMES was paced by the effort of freshman Norman Blanco (New Orleans, La.), who placed 41st overall. Blanco had the top score each day as he shot an 81 on day one, before finishing with a 75 on Tuesday. Sophomore Bryan Martin (Baltimore, Md.) was the second-best finisher for the Hawks with an 86, 78, good for a +20 score of 164.
The pair was followed by freshman Keun Park (Woodstock, Md.) and senior Christopher Toney (La Plata, Md.), who each shot 91 on the last day of action. Park was two strokes better than Toney on the first round to finish one ahead in 111th place. Junior Richard Fleming (Upper Marlboro, Md.) finished off the action for UMES in 112th place.
Farleigh Dickinson’s U Minn Woon took home top individual honors with a two-over-par score of 146. Virginia Commonwealth had the best team score of the event with a 598, five strokes better than the Farleigh Dickinson, who had 603 total.
UMES returns to action this weekend at the FAMU Invitational in Tallahassee, Fla., on April 5-6. The tournament will be the Hawks’ final tuneup before the MEAC Championships begin at the end of April.
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