F&M Wins Mid-Atlantic Invitational

April 9, 2007

Complete Results

HERSHEY, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall shot a low score of 304 on the second day to rally for the team title in the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Invitational, hosted by the University of Rochester. The two-day tournament was played at Hershey Country Club's par 71 East Course. The Diplomats finished with a two-day total of 624, four strokes ahead of Allegheny College (318-310-628). The day one leader, Wesley, finished in third (315-316-631), while St. John Fisher took fourth (322-312-634).

The Diplomats had two golfers, Chuck Anttonen (Rumson, NJ / Rumson-Fair Haven) and Andrew Woods (Simsbury, Conn. / Simsbury), finish in the top ten. Anttonen shot a 76 on both Sunday and Monday for a two-day total of 152. Rochester's Stephen Goodridge, the defending NCAA Division III individual golf champion, was the medalist having shot a 149. He posted a 73 in Monday's final round. Woods shot a 157 to tie for seventh place. He shaved five shots off of his Sunday 81 Monday afternoon.

Franklin & Marshall returns to acion on Thursday at the Elizabethtown Invitational.

Mid-Atlantic Invitational - Hershey Country Club East Course - Par 71 Hershey, PA

Team Scoring 4/7 4/8 Final
1. Franklin & Marshall 320 304 624
2. Allegheny 318 310 628
3. Wesley College 315 316 631
4. St. John Fisher 322 312 634
5. Carnegie Mellon 332 309 641
6. McDaniel College 324 321 645
7. Susquehanna 333 316 649
8. University of Rochester 333 318 651
9. York (PA) College 332 322 654
10. Washington & Jefferson 335 320 655
11. SUNY Oswego 342 331 673
12. Westminster 346 330 676
13. Penn State-Altoona 341 340 681
14. Hobart 349 336 685
15. Nazareth 359 339 698

Top 10 Individuals
1. Stephen Goodridge, Rochester 76-73 149
2. Chuck Anttonen, F&M 76-76 152
3. Andrew Geyer, Wesley 80-73 153
Tyler Smith, Wesley 76-77 153
5. Christian Goetz, Allegheny 79-75 154
Steve Meier, McDaniel 76-78 154
7. Nick Velasco, St. John Fisher 82-75 157
Andrew Woods, F&M 81-76 157
John Bougher, Allegheny 77-80 157
10. Mike Wolfe, Allegheny 81-77 158
Tom Muto, St. John Fisher 79-79 158