Cardinals Place Fifth in Susquehanna Invitational

Cardinals Place Fifth in Susquehanna Invitational

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - The Catholic University men's golf put together its best 36-hole performance of the year this past weekend behind a 637 team score for fifth place out of 11 competing teams in the Susquehanna Invitational at Susquehanna Valley Country Club. Rosemont won the invitational with the best team finish of 606. 

Freshman Kaden Kinard led Cardinal golfers in the two-day invitational with a 155 total score, shooting a 78 on day one and improving by a stroke for a 77 on Sunday. Kinard's consistent play this spring has helped the team; he has a 79 score average over his last five rounds to lead Catholic. 

Fellow first year Zach Mueller followed with a 158 score for second-best on the team. After an 81 on Saturday, Mueller matched Kinard by carding a 77 on Sunday.

The best round of play from Catholic over the weekend came from Alex Freedman on Saturday. The freshman carded a 75 on day one, tying him for sixth out of 62 golfers after 18 holes. Freedman finished with an 84 on Sunday to total his score at 159. 

Sophomore Matthew Laurendeau shot a total score of 166 as the fourth scoring golfer for Catholic. He rebounded after a Saturday 86 with an 80 on day two. Jack McCarthy shot 85 and 86 for a 171 total.

Juniors Cavan Hagerty and Anthony Ricci competed as individual golfers in the invitational, shooting 173 and 184, respectively.

Catholic competes again next week against Landmark competition in the Goucher Spring Invitational in Phoenix, Md. The Cardinals will start play on Sunday, April 14 and conclude the two-day invitational on Monday, April 15 at Hillendale Country Club.