PRINCETON, NJ – The Rutgers men’s golf team fired an 898 (301-295-302) to place sixth out of 17 schools at the Princeton Invitational on Saturday. The two-day tournament, held at the 6,390-yard, par-71 Springdale Golf Club, began with two rounds on Friday and concluded with a final round on Saturday.
George Washington won the championship with an 881 (297-292-292), while Maryland’s John Eades won the individual title with a one-over-par, 214 (71-69-74) for the three-round tournament.
Senior Brent Pittman (Montvale, NJ) tied for sixth place overall with a five-over-par 218 (74-72-72) to finish just four strokes behind Eades. Junior Jason Bataille (South Plainfield, NJ) tied for 32nd with a 226 (76-72-78), while sophomore John Browndorf (Rumson, NJ) finished one stroke behind his teammate with a 227 (77-76-74) to tie for 34th. Junior Mike Kosup (Flemington, NJ) carded a 230 (77-75-78) to tie for 42nd, while fellow junior Erick Morales (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) was one stroke behind to round out the Scarlet Knight contingent with a 231 (74-78-79) to tie for 47th overall out of 90 competitors.
The Scarlet Knights return to action, Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24 at the BIG EAST Championships in South Bend, IN.