UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Rutgers University men’s golf team tied for 11th with a 925 (311-311-303) score at the 14-team Rutherford Intercollegiate, played Saturday and Sunday at the Penn State Blue Course. Sophomore Jacob Stockl (Clark, N.J) paced the Scarlet Knights, carding a 228 (76-74-78) to finish tied for 30th in the 72-player field.
Junior Doug Walters (Blairstown, N.J.) also placed among the top 40 competitors on the par-71, 7,202-yard course that was host to the Big Ten Men's Golf Championship in 2009 and numerous other events conducted by the USGA, FCWT, AJGA, IJGT and PGA Junior Series. Walters tied for 40th a 232 (80-77-75).
Freshman Jonathan Chang (Valencia, Calif.), junior Jonathan Renza (Cortland Manor, N.Y.) and sophomore Hyung Mo Kim (Norwood, N.J.) comprised the rest of the team scorecard. Chang tied for 44th with a 233 (75-81-77), Renza tied for 47th with a 234 (80-81-73) and Kim tied for 64th with a 242 (82-79-81).
Binghamton managed a come-from-behind victory in the final round of the Rutherford Intercollegiate, finishing five strokes ahead of runner-up Xavier with their 890 team score.
Rutgers, under the direction of second-year head coach Rob Shutte, returns to action at the BIG EAST Championship, April 28-30 in Orlando, Fla.