Garruppo cards 73 to finish second

Christian Garruppo (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Christian Garruppo (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Christian Garruppo (Hilton Head, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) posted a round of 73 to lead McDaniel at the Gettysburg Fall Invitational in men's golf action on Wednesday.

The Green Terror's B-Team posted a round of 320 to place third at Hanover Country Club, one shot behind Dickinson and Messiah. The Red Devils won the 12-team invitational on the fifth-man score.

Garruppo matched Messiah's Bryce Watkins with the low round of 73 but Watkins earned medalist honors based on a lower back-9 score.

Matt Cramer (New Market, Md./Oakdale) turned in a round of 80 to finish 14th for McDaniel.

Maximilian Emmerich (Swampscott, Mass./St. Mary's Lynn) finished 21st in the field with a score of 83 while Brendan Shay (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Mechanicsburg Area was 24th after registering a score of 84.

Ryan Sember (Branford, Conn./Branford) rounded out of the competitors for the Green Terror with a score of 90 to place 45th.

The Green Terror starters are back in action at the Olgethorpe Royal Lakes Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.

Team Scores: 1. Dickinson 319, 2. Messiah 319, 3. McDaniel 320, 4. Gettysburg 322, 5. Eastern 327, 6. Penn State Altoona 328, 7. Stevenson 337, 8. Hood 342, 9. Penn State Mont Alto 357, 10. Susquehanna 358, 11. Elizabethtown 366, 12. Wilson 452.

McDaniel Results: 2. Christian Garruppo 73, 14. Matt Cramer 80, 21T. Maximilian Emmerich 83, 25. Brendan Shay 84, 45. Ryan Sember 90.

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