McDaniel finishes fifth at Ursinus

Alex Campbell © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Alex Campbell © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror posts round of 326 in CC championship preview

ELVERSON, Pa. - Alex Campbell (Howell, N.J./Wall) carded a round of 78 to finish eighth overall and lead McDaniel to a fifth-place finish at the Ursinus Invitational at Stonewall in men's golf action on Tuesday.

The Green Terror combined to shoot a round of 326 in the 13-team tournament that included all seven teams that will take part in next weekend's Centennial Conference championship on the same course.

Franklin & Marshall won the event with a round of 301.

Coming off a 36-hole tournament in Pittsburgh over the weekend, McDaniel battled its coolest and wettest round in two weeks to shoot its highest round since carding a 327 in the second round of its own tournament on Mar. 28.

Paul Kovalcheck (Fairless Hills, Pa./Truman) posted a round of 80 to finish 14th overall.

Greg Bowman (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) and Bryan Johnson (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) each fired rounds of 84 while KJ Mazurek (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) carded an 87.

Playing as individuals, Chris Merrill (Kingsville, Md./Fallston) matched Kovalcheck with an 80 while Jeff Smith (Elkridge, Md./Cardinal Gibbons) joined Bowman and Johnson with a round of 84.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Navy Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.

Team Scores: 1. Franklin & Marshall 301, 2. Dickinson 312, 3. Gettysburg 319, 4. Muhlenberg 323, 5. McDaniel 326, 6. Swarthmore 334, 7. Cabrini 336, 8. Albright 337, 9. Alvernia 339, 10. Ursinus 341, 11T. Delaware Valley 360, 11T. Lebanon Valley 360, 13. Eastern 403.

McDaniel Results: 8T. Alex Cambell 78, 15T. Paul Kovalcheck 80, 32T. Greg Bowman 84, 32T. Bryan Johnson 84, 43T. KJ Mazurek 87.

McDaniel Individuals: 15T. Chris Merrill 80, 32T. Jeff Smith 84.