Kane shoots 221, including record-tying 68
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Alex Kane (Danvers, Mass./Masconomet Regional) fired a 54-hole total of 221 to lead McDaniel to an 11th-place finish at the Joe Agee Invitational hosted by William and Mary in men's golf action on Monday and Tuesday.
The Green Terror combined to shoot a score of 909 at the tournament that featured nine Division I teams. McDaniel's low round came in the afternoon round on Monday with a score of 301, keyed by Kane's Centennial Conference-record-tying round of 68 – the lowest round by a Green Terror golfer since Jeff Smith also posted a 68 in 2009. McDaniel opened the tournament with a score of 305 on Monday morning and concluded action with a round of 303 on Tuesday.
James Madison won the 11-team invitational at the par-71 Williamsburg Club with a three-round score of 851 (286-282-283).
In addition to his 68, Kane was also the low man for the Green Terror in the opening round with a score of 75 before concluding action with a round of 78 to finish tied for 23rd overall.
James Lillie (Garret Park, Md./Walter Johnson), Cody Mewhirter (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Steven Tanen (Laurel Hallow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) all finished tied for 54th overall with scores of 231.
Tanen was the most consistent of the three golfers, firing a round of 76 on Monday morning before following that with an 80 in the afternoon. He fired a score of 75 on Tuesday.
Little posted a round of 78 in the opening round before carding a score of 74 on Monday afternoon. He finished the tournament with a round of 79.
Mewhirter carded matching rounds of 79 on Monday before going low on Monday with a two-over par 73.
Brian Norwitz (Germantown, Md./Northwest) finished 59th overall with a score of 234 (76-81-77).
The Green Terror returns to action at the Elizabethtown Fall Invitational on Thursday.
Team Scores: 1. James Madison 851 (286-282-283), 2. Towson 285-285-282), 3. William and Mary 862 (296-280-286), 4. St. Joseph's 882 (295-290-297), 5. Fairleigh Dickinson 884 (294-292-298), 6. Longwood 885 (288-305-292), 7. Washington and Lee 900 (307-303-290), 8. St. Francis (Pa.) 901 (295-304-302), 9. Hofstra 905 (309-292-304), 10. Delaware 906 (297-305-304), 11. McDaniel 909 (305-301-303).
McDaniel Results: 23T. Alex Kane 221 (75-68-78), 54T. James Lillie 231 (78-74-79), 54T. Cody Mewhirter 231 (79-79-73), 54T. Steven Tanen 231 (76-80-75), 59T. Brian Norwitz 234 (76-81-77).