Qian Cards 36-Hole School Record; Men’s Golf Finishes Third at Wynlakes Intercollegiate

Qian Cards 36-Hole School Record; Men’s Golf Finishes Third at Wynlakes Intercollegiate

(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team carded a final round of 298 at the Wynlakes Intercollegiate in Montgomery, Alabama on Tuesday, March 28, and finished third with a 36-hole score of 589 (291-298). The field of 13 teams, including five teams ranked in the top seven nationally, was won by the host Huntingdon College, ranked first nationally, with a score of 567 (280-287). The University of Texas at Tyler, who is ranked second nationally, placed second with a score of 578 (296-282). The 36-hole event was played at the par 72, 6,979-yard Wynlakes Golf & Country Club.

Senior George Qian (Bettendorf, Iowa/Montverde Academy) continued his school record performance on Tuesday, as he carded a two-under par 70 for a 36-hole score of seven-under par 137 (67-70). The senior finished second on the individual leaderboard, as Huntingdon's Addison Lambeth carded a 10-under par 134 to win individual medalist honors.

Qian's two-round score of 137 breaks the school record score of 139 set by junior Adrian Del Bosque (Monterrey, Mexico/IMG Academy) in 2015 at the Edward Jones Shootout at The Links at Spring Church.

Junior Nikhil Mohan (Bangalore, India/Canadian International School) finished eighth individually in the field of 80 golfer with a one-over par 145 (70-75). Senior Brad Jennette (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Sutherland) carded back-to-back rounds of 76 to finish the tournament at 152.

Del Bosque ended play carding a 155 (78-77) while sophomore Patrick Tan (Vancouver, British Columbia/Prince of Wales Secondary) recorded a 36-hole score of 158 (78-80)

The Tartans had one individual enter the invitational, as sophomore Adrian Berger (Los Angeles, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) shot a 158 (81-77).

The Tartans will host their annual Spring Invitational on Thursday, March 30. A shotgun start is set for 10:00 a.m. at the Longue Vue Club in Verona, Pennsylvania.