Eagles men's golf places second at Marian Invitational

Eagles men's golf places second at Marian Invitational
September 7, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's men's golf team shot a composite score of 624 - five shots behind winner Milwaukee School of Engineering - to take a second place at the 11-team Marian College Invitational. The Eagles trailed MSOE by 14 shots after the first day, but fired the best second-day team total (307) to make a run at the title. The Eagles were paced by senior Andrew Delaney, who fired rounds of 76 and 73, good for a total of 149 and a tie for third place. Junior transfer Tim Walters - taking his first swings as a member of the BU team - tied for eighth with a 159 total for the two-day event. Juniors R.J. Schwalbach and Jon Price each carded scores of 160 to tie for 11th place. Sophomore Ryan Feldman had a 162 score (15th) and freshman Dan Lagerstrom, playing as an individual, registered a 166 (tie 21st) for his first collegiate competition.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.