Sept. 29, 2013
LORTON, Va. - Senior Robby Meador (Miami Lakes, Fla.) recorded the best finish of his career on the final day of the Patriot Intercollegiate and tied for 14th place overall with a final round score of 69 (-2) to lead the Wildcats for the weekend. Meador put together a phenomenal round on Sunday and posted the second-best score of the day to finish the weekend with a total score of 219 (73-77-69).
The Wildcats concluded the two-day invitational in 10th place overall in the 11 team field. Their team score of 918 (+66--300-306-312) put them one spot ahead of Wagner for the weekend.
Marshall took him the overall team title with a total score of 861 (+9) and held on to the win after solidifying the lead position on Saturday. Columbia, Christopher Newport, Penn and Hofstra rounded out the top five while George Mason, IUP, Delaware, La Salle, Villanova and Wagner finished out the team scoring.
Marshall's Clarke Robinson claimed the individual title finishing at -3 (72-72-66--210) for the two-day event and had the lowest round of the day on Sunday with a -5 66. George Mason's Mark Folkwein and Columbia's Harrison Shih claimed second and third place, respectively, concluding the event at -2 (211) and -1 (212).
Following behind Meador's exceptional performance were freshmen Lucas Trim (Tampa, Fla.) and Peter Mandich (Naperville, Ill.) who both tied for 48th place overall and finished at 232 (+19) for the invitational. Junior Ted Brennan (Newtown Square, Pa.) tied for 57th place (+28; 74-78-89--241) while classmate Scott Miller (Madison, N.J.) rounded out the Wildcat scoring in 62nd place (+33; 79-84-83--246).
Villanova will continue their fall season on Oct. 11-13th when they make the trek to Johnson City, Tenn. to participate in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. It will mark their penultimate event of the fall campaign before their last event at the Lehigh Invitational on Oct. 27-28th.