Golf Team Concludes Play At Virginia Event




WILLIAMSBURG, Va.  - Playing in chilly temperatures with rain and wind, the Army golf team finished 21st at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate at the Kingsmill Golf Resort.

The Black Knights, playing in their second event of the spring season, shot a second round 322 to finish at 632 in the 22-team field.

Led by individual medalist Jace Long, Missouri captured the team title. Long shot a one-under-par 70 in the second round as the Tigers fired a 575. William & Mary finished second with a 582, followed by Maryland (584) and Rutgers (590) with Towson and DePaul in a tie for fifth with a 595.

Freshman Matt Philie paced Army with a 155 and finished tied for 72nd with a second round 78. Matt Krembel shot an 81 for a tournament 157 and a tie for 81st place. Eric Park came in with an 82 for the round and a 159 for the championship with James Raymond tied for 105th with a 161 and William Park tied for 112th with a 164.

"It was cold and windy and worth a few strokes," said interim head coach golf Lt. Col. Rob Kewley. "We also have some guys who are trying to find their swings coming out of the winter, too."

The Black Knights will continue their busy spring season this weekend at the Towson Spring Invitational, Saturday and Sunday in Grasonville, Md.

"We need to be competing; we need to be on the golf course," said Kewley. "After this next tournament we will get a well-deserved day off but right now we need to be playing in tournaments."

C&F Bank Intercollegiate
Kingsmill Golf Resort
Par 71
21 ARMY (310-322-632)
T72 Matt Philie           77-78--155
T81 Matt Krembel       76-81--157
T96 Eric Park              77-82--159
T105 James Raymond 80-81--161
T112 William Park       81-83--164


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