Brown Shoots Career-Low Round of 71 To Earn Medalist Honors Wednesday As Royals Split Matches With King's & Wilkes
|Ryan Brown||Grant Gulick||Erik Meyer|
|Kevin Nardella||Eddie Hughes|
WILKES-BARRE, Pa.—Junior Ryan Brown (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Preparatory) shot a one-over-par 71 to earn medalist honors for The University of Scranton men’s golf team Wednesday afternoon at the Wyoming Valley Country Club.
The Royals topped Wilkes University, 314-323, but lost by seven strokes to King’s College, 307-314.
Seniors Grant Gulick (Binghamton, NY/Johnson City) and Erik Meyer (Clarks Summit, Pa./Abington Heights) and sophomore Kevin Nardella (Spring Brook Township, Pa./North Pocono) rounded out the Royals’ top four scores with 78, 79, and 86, respectively. Scranton, now 1-1 on the season, also received an 88 from sophomore Eddie Hughes (Archbald, Pa./Valley View) and a 92 from freshman Frank Argenti (East Islip, NY).
Matt Kachurak of Wilkes and Corey Palma of King’s tied for second with a 76, followed by the King’s trio of Shamus Gartley, Ryan Georgetti, and Tony Morrash with 77s.
Brown’s previous career-low round was a score of 72 against Wilkes University at Huntsville Golf Club in Dallas, Pennsylvania, on April 7, 2014.
The Royals will return to action next Tuesday, September 9, against King’s, Elizabethtown College, and Misericordia University at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic beginning at 1:00 p.m.