Men's Golf Finishes Fourth at Shenandoah Invitational

Men's Golf Finishes Fourth at Shenandoah Invitational

Men's Golf Finishes Fourth at Shenandoah Invitational

WINCHESTER, Va. -- The Virginia Wesleyan College men's golf team finished in fourth place at the Shenandoah Invitational in a field of 15 schools.

The Marlins shot a two-day score of 611 (+43) after shooting an impressive 296 on day two which led all ODAC schools in attendance.

Hampden-Sydney College won the tournament after shooting a 583 (+15). The Tigers put themselves in prime position after day one, shooting a 286 on the first day, 15 strokes better than any other team.

The Marlins were led by Lance Wheeler who shot a 149 (+7) for the tournament after improving his showing by 11 strokes from day one (80) to day two (69). He finished in a tie for eighth place after the two rounds.

Four of the five Marlins improved their scores on the second day, as Seth Johnson finished tied for 21st after going 79 (+8) on day one and 74 (+3) on day two. Jacob Laughlin followed in a tie for 27th after posting a first round 78 (+7) and second round 77 (+6).

Peter Scrimgeour's two-day 156 and Carter Morgan's 161 rounded out the Marlins in competition.

Bruce Shober of Hampden-Sydney won the individual crown as the only golfer to shoot under-par for the tournament. He finished with a two-day 141 (-1), four strokes ahead of the second place finisher.

Virginia Wesleyan will travel to the Bay Creek Invitational at the Bay Creek Resort in Cape Charles, Va. from September 25-27.