Vance wins Glenmaura to key team title

The Green Terror won the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational by 25 strokes. Photo courtesy of Scranton Athletics Communication
The Green Terror won the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational by 25 strokes. Photo courtesy of Scranton Athletics Communication

MOOSIC, Pa. – Brandon Vance (Worcester, Pa./Methacton) fired a round of 72 on Monday to finish with a two-day score of 145 and win the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational in men's golf action on Sunday and Monday.

The Green Terror also captured the team title, firing a season-low round of 285 in the second round. McDaniel posted a score of 306 on Sunday to sleep on a three-shot lead before finishing with a 36-hole score of 591 to win the 12-team tournament by 25 strokes.

Vance cared a round of 73 on Sunday and sat one stroke off the lead before posting the one-over score to win the tournament.

Shawn MacBurnie (Beverly, Mass./St. Mary's Lynn) fired the team's low round of the season on Monday with a score of 69 to rally to a second-place finish with a two-day score of 147.

Christian Garruppo (Hilton Head, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) finished fourth overall with a score of 148. He turned in a round of 75 on Sunday before firing a 73 on Monday.

Collin MacDonald (Beverly, Mass./Beverly) placed 13th in the field with a score of 153. He rallied with a final-round score of even-par 71.

Kevin Keane (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) rounded out the Green Terror competitors with a score of 156 to place 17th. He shot a first-round score of 80 before coming back with a 76 in the second round.

McDaniel returns to action at the Centennial Conference Championship on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Brookside Country Club. The first round tees off at 12 p.m.

Team Scores: 1. McDaniel 591 (306-285), 2. Rosemont 616 (309-307), 3. Swarthmore 618 (314-304), 4. Gettysburg 621 (317-304), 5. Goucher 625 (312-313), 6. Marywood 636 (329-307), 7. King's 640 (324-316), 8. Moravian 651 (334-317), 9. Scranton 657 (331-326), 10. Wilkes 705 (352-353), 11. Susquehanna 722 (376-346), 12. Misericordia 732 (387-345).

McDaniel Results: 1. Brandon Vance 145 (73-72), 2T. Shawn MacBurnie 147 (78-69), 4T. Christian Garruppo 148 (75-73), 13T. Collin MacDonald 153 (82-71), 17. Kevin Keane 156 (80-76).

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