HERSHEY, Pa. – Alex Matos (Rockville Centre, N.Y./South Side) carded a round of 77 to finish tied for ninth overall and lead McDaniel to an eighth-place finish at the Elizabethtown Fall Blue Jay Classic in men's golf action on Thursday.
The Green Terror B-Team, which included a trio of freshmen, combined to shoot a round of 327 on the East Course at Hershey Country Club. Messiah won the 16-team tournament with a round of 304.
In addition to the freshman Matos' top-10 finish, classmate Tim LaSarso Jr. (Queensbury, N.Y./Queensbury) posted a top-25 finish in the 82-man field. LaSarso turned in a round of 80.
Wes Talbot-Wendlandt (Gaithersburg, Md./Magruder) rounded out the McDaniel competitors with a score of 92 in 74th place.
The Green Terror concludes the fall season at its own Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic at The Bridges Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday. Tee time is 9 a.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday.
Team Scores: 1. Messiah 304, 2. Albirght 314, 3T. Alvernia 315, 3T. Stevenson 315, 5. York (Pa.) 317, 6. Gettysburg 319, 7.Elizabethtown 320, 8. McDaniel 327, 9. Penn State-Harrisburg 329, 10. Moravian 333, 11. Immaculata 335, 12. Lebanon Valley 336, 13. DeSales 339, 14. Delaware Valley 345, 15. Elizabethtown "B" 382, 16. Rosemont 445.
McDaniel Results: 9T. Alex Matos 77, 25T. Tim LaSarso 80, 32T. Dominic Seelig 82, 61T. Kevin Smith 88, 74T. Wes Talbot-Wendlandt 92.