WILLIAMSBURG, VA – The Rutgers men’s golf team finished eighth out of 22 teams at the William & Mary Invitational on Tuesday with a combined score of 612 (307-305) in the two-round tournament.
The two-day event, held at the par-71 Kingsmill Resort River Golf Course, saw Georgetown take home team honors with a 589 (298-291). Navy’s Billy Hurley won the individual crown with a 141 (75-66).
Junior Brent Pittman (Montvale, NJ) paced the Scarlet Knights, tying for seventh overall. He shot a six-over-par, 148 (75-73) for two rounds. Finishing two strokes back was senior Brian Whitman (Blairstown, NJ) with an eight-over-par, 150 (74-76) for the event to tie for 16th.
Sophomore Erick Morales (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) tied for 46th with a 156 (77-79). Despite finishing in a tie for 60th overall with a score of 158 (81-77), freshman Seth Hirschhorn (Willingboro, NJ) provided the biggest shot of the tournament for RU. Hirschhorn recorded a hole-in-one on the 179-yard par-3, 13th hole on the tournament’s first day. It was the only hole-in-one of the day and one of just two during the tournament.
Sophomore Mike Kosup (Flemington, NJ) fired a 163 (83-80) for the tournament to tie for 87th overall.
Rutgers returns to action this Saturday and Sunday, March 27-28, at the Towson Invitational in Towson, MD.