Golf places second at Fred B. Kravetz Invitational, prepare for UAAs
The Fred B. Kravetz Invitational pulled the Carnegie Mellon men’s golf team away from the Spring Carnival festivities and onto the links, giving the Tartans a third place finish with a two-day total of 608 (310, 298), just behind Huntingdon College and Skidmore College. Senior Alex Timmons also received a fourth University Athletics Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week honor.
‘The Tartans finished the first day of competition at the Oak Hill Country Club in second place with a team total of 298. The team then went on to grab a 310 at the Irondequoit Country Club on the second day. Carnegie Mellon surpassed the host University of Rochester by three strokes.
Timmons led the way for the Cardinal and Gray, recording a one-over-par 72 that landed him a third place standing for the first day. He went on to card a 77 on Saturday, which put him in a tie for fourth.
Following Timmons, first-years Terence Einhorn and Michael Cheng tied for the fourth position, both carding a 75 on Friday. Einhorn and Cheng recorded 81 and 84 on the final day. Senior Joshua Chen shot a five-over-par 76 and junior Christopher Lee carded a 78. Chen went on to record a team-low 75 on Saturday to finish ninth overall at the tournament with a 151. Lee shot a final round of 77 to finish with a two-day total of 155.
The Fred. B. Kravetz Invitational marked the final competition for Carnegie Mellon before the team enters the University Athletic Association championships to be held this weekend in Atlanta, Ga. The event will be held Sunday through Monday.