April 11, 2012

Rams tie for best-ever finish at the CACC Golf Championship

LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa. – The Philadelphia University men's golf team finished sixth in the two-day Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championship, tying for the team's best-ever finish, Wednesday at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club.

The Rams started the day tied for fifth after a first-round team score of 330 (+42). On Wednesday Philadelphia turned in a score of 337 (+49) and completed the tournament with a score of 667 (+91).

Philadelphia's previous sixth-place finish came in the 2006 CACC Tournament—the first CACC Tournament for the Rams.

Wilmington (Del.) won the 2012 team title with a two-day score of 615 (+39).

Joseph Parker was Philadelphia's top individual performer after turning in a 36-hole score of 164 (+20) to finish in a tie for 18th.

Stanley Chun had the best second round for the Rams with an 82 (+10) and completed the tournament in 168 shots (+24). Chun finished the event in a tie for 26th.

Brandon Capone and Brad Krohl both completed the tournament with a score of 169 (+25) and took home 30th-place finishes. Ryan O'Donnell came in 35th with a two-day score of 172 (+28).

Wilmington's Paul Tighe claimed the CACC individual crown with a score of 147 (+3).

Philadelphia's next event is the McDaniel College Golf Shootout Saturday, April 14.

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