Tartans Place Sixth at The Hershey Cup

Tartans Place Sixth at The Hershey Cup

(HERSHEY, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the final round of The Hershey Cup on Monday, April 3 and finished with a 36-hole total of 621 (310-311) to place sixth out of 15 teams.  The two-day event hosted by the University of Rochester was played on the par-71, East Course at Hershey Country Club.

Allegheny College entered the clubhouse with rounds of 300 and 302 to win the event with a 602.  The individual medalist was Danny Harcourt of Gettysburg College, who carded back-to-back rounds of 73 for a two-round score of 146.

Junior Nikhil Mohan (Bangalore, India/Canadian International School) led the Tartans with a 150 after turning in rounds of 72 and 78. Senior George Qian (Bettendorf, Iowa/Montverde Academy) recorded rounds of 74 and 79 to end the 36-hole event with a 153.

Junior Adrian Del Bosque (Monterrey, Mexico/IMG Academy) fired a 77 on Monday to end the cup with a 158 (81-77). Also, carding a round of 77 on Monday was senior Brad Jennette (Pittsford, N.Y./ Pittsford Sutherland) who improved six strokes from his opening round and finish the tournament with a 160 (83-77). Sophomore Patrick Tan (Vancouver, British Columbia/Prince of Wales Secondary) finished the event with a 162 (83-79).

Carnegie Mellon had one individual enter the invitational, as sophomore Adrian Berger (Los Angeles, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) finished with a 161 (77-84).

The Tartans return to action on Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9 as they host the Annual Carnegie Mellon Spring Shootout.  The two-day event will be held at The Links @ Spring Church in Apollo, Pennsylvania.