April 16, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's golf team shot an even-par 284 in the final round and finished in second place among 14 teams in the final round of the Princeton Invitational, hosted by Princeton University at the Springdale Golf Club in New Jersey.
The Hoyas were tied for the team lead with Yale after 36 holes on Saturday at 7-over par 575. The Bulldogs, however shot a 1-under par 283 in the final round to provide the final difference in the team standings, finishing atop the 14-team field at 6-over par 858, with Georgetown second at 7-over par 859. Columbia (8-over par 860), Princeton (15-over par 867) and Harvard (17-over par 869) rounded out the top-five.
Georgetown put two individuals among the top-10 and three among the top-20 to place second.
Sophomore Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) shot a 1-under par 70 in Sunday's final round and finished in second place among 74 golfers at 4-under par 209. VonArentschildt posted three-straight under par rounds, firing a 2-under par 69 in the first round followed by back-to-back scores of 1-under par 70.
Freshman Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) carded an even-par 71 in the final round moved into a tie for ninth place, his first career top-10 finish, at 2-over par 215. Podufal had posted scores of 1-under par 70 and 3-over par 74, respectively, on Saturday.
Senior Taylor Hall (Roswell, Ga./Trinity Catholic) fired a 1-under par 70 and tied for 11th place at 4-over par 217. Hall and been in 20th entering the final round after a first round 4-over par 75 and a second round 1-over par 72.
Senior Brian Dorfman (Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek) posted a 2-over par 73 in the final round to finish at 8-over par 221, tying for 27th place. Dorfman had a 2-over par 73 in the first round and a 3-over par 74 in the second round.
Junior Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) finished in 40th place at 12-over par 225 after a final round 6-over par 77. Edwards had carded a 1-over par 72 in the first round, but struggled in the final two rounds, with scores of 5-over par 76 and 6-over par 77.
Georgetown is back in action this Saturday, April 21, playing in the Navy Spring Invitational.