September 9, 2012

Mewhirter, Tanen card 154

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Steven Tanen (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and Cody Mewhirter (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) each carded 36-hole scores of 154 to lead McDaniel to a 14th-place finish at the Navy Fall Classic in men's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

Playing against 14 Division I teams, the Green Terror posted a round of 313 in Saturday's opening round before carding a round of 309 on Sunday to finish with a two-day score of 622.

North Dakota State won the team title with a two-day score of 565 (279-286).

Tanen and Mewhirter finished tied for 50th overall. Tanen posted the team's lowest round on Saturday in his first collegiate round, registering a score of 75. He followed that up with a 79 in the second round. Mewhirter finished with a 78 on Saturday before improving to card a 76 on Sunday.

Alex Kane (Danvers, Mass./Masconomet Regional) finished 59th overall with a score of 15. The freshman matched his classmate with McDaniel's low round for the tournament, posting a 75 on Sunday after shooting an 81 in the opening round.

James Lillie (Garret Park, Md./Walter Johnson) finished 64th overall with a score of 158, turning in matching cards of 79.

Kyle Chittim (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) finished 72nd overall with matching rounds of 81 to post a 162.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Guy W. Kuhn Invitational hosted by Allegheny on Sunday and Monday.

Team Scores: 1. North Dakota State 565 (279-286), 2. St. Bonaventure 580 (290-290), 3. Temple 584 (296-288), 4. St. Francis (Pa.) 585 (288-297), 5. Brown 586 (291-295), 6. Navy 588 (294-294), 7. Delaware 589 (290-299), 8. Lafayette 596 (299-297), 9. St. Joseph's 598 (304-294), 11. La Salle 610 (304-306), 12. Seton Hall 612 (310-302), 13. Navy White 614 (303-311), 14. McDaniel 622 (313-309), 15. Siena 629 (320-309).

McDaniel Results: 50T. Cody Mewhirter 154 (78-76), 50T. Steven Tanen 154 (75-79), 59T. Alex Kane 156 (81-75), 64T. James Lillie 158 (79-79), 72T. Kyle Chittim 162 (81-81).

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