Broncs finish tied for 14th at Lehigh Valley Invite

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: April 03, 2017
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Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
HELLERTOWN, PAParker Mann (Blauvelt, NY/Tappan Zee [Seton Hall] shot 76 on Day 2 of the Coca-Cola Lehigh Valley Invite as the Rider University men’s golf team finished tied for 14th Monday afternoon at the Silver Creek Country Club. The five Broncs in the line-up combined to shoot 309 on the Par 72 course, five shots better than their Day 1 score. 

Jake Sollon (Ventia. PA/Peters Township) shot 77 on both days, while Mann matched Sollon’s 154 with 78 on Day 1 and 76 today. Forest Swisher (Titusville, NJ/Hopewell Valley Central) backed up a strong finish to Day 1 with a 76 on Day 2. 

QUOTES & NOTES
“We started off solid again, but finished terribly. Our finish over the last five holes cost us six places. Parker played solid, but unfortunately finished with a double.” – Rider Head Coach Jason Barry

• Sollon and Mann led the Broncs with a combined 154 in the two rounds. 
Sam DiGaetano (Titusville, NJ/Hopewell Valley Central), who shot a team-best 76 on Sunday, shot an 80 on Monday to finish at 156 for the tournament. 
• Swisher finished strong for the second-straight day, posting birdies on four of the final seven holes. 
• Mann birdied three of the final seven holes.

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The Broncs return to action Saturday, when they take part in the Princeton Invitational at Springdale Country Club.     
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