Immaculata, Pa. – Marymount University’s golf team posted the fourth-best round in program history with a 306 in the opening round of the Immaculata Fall Invitational on Sunday. The Saints are currently in third place, 14 strokes off the lead, but are the top NCAA Division III scorers in tournament.
Peter Johns tied the third-lowest round for an MU golfer with a 72 to tie for second. John Goulding also carded a top-10 score, shooting a 76 in the opening round to sit tied for ninth.
Also breaking 80, Brad Johnson is tied for 15th at 78 while Thomas Cave rounded out the team scoring with an 80 for a tie in 28th place. Mark Anthony Curtis was the fifth Saint participant with an 83 to tie for 41st while Nick Ryerson played as an individual, shooting an 88 to tie for 49th.
Division I La Salle University sits in the lead with an opening round 292 with NAIA foe SUNY-Delhi second with a 300. Marymount is third with a 306, followed by Swarthmore (314), Rosemont (315) and Cabrini (317). Host Immaculata leads the next tier with a 324, followed by Philadelphia Biblical (329), Penn State-Abington (333), Neumann (339) and Marywood (340). Closing out the opening round, Centenary (N.J.) shot a 362 and Division II program Chestnut Hill carded a 391.
Marymount wraps up its fall schedule with the second and final round of the tournament on Monday.