GRASONVILLE, MD – The Rutgers University men’s golf team placed third with a 914 (300-304-310) score at the 24-team Whiting Turner Towson Invitational, played Sunday through Tuesday at the par 72 Prospect Bay Country Club. Junior Doug Walters (Blairstown, N.J.) placed tied for fourth overall in the 123-player field with a 224 (73-75-76) and was named to the all-tournament team for his efforts.
Freshman Jonathan Chang (Valencia, Calif.) and sophomore Jacob Stockl (Clark, N.J) joined Walters among the top 20. Chang tied for 10th with a 227 (76-75-76) and Stockl tied for 18th with a 230 (73-80-77).
Junior Jonathan Renza (Cortland Manor, N.Y.) and sophomore Hyung Mo Kim (Norwood, N.J.) comprised the rest of the team scorecard. Renza tied for 37th at 234 (78-74-82) and Kim tied for 66th with a 240 (79-80-81).
William & Mary claimed the team title by firing an 888. The Tribe out-distanced second-place Loyola (913) by 25 strokes. Jeremy Wells of William & Mary captured the individual title by carding an even-par 216. He edged out Zack Kempa of IUP (219) by three strokes.
Rutgers, under the leadership of second-year head coach Rob Shutte, returns to the links at the Rutherford Intercollegiate, April 20-21 in State College, Pa.