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DAVIDSON WILDCATS: Wildcats Giolf Program Runner-Up in Ireland

Lang and Davidson Golf Finish Runner-Up in Ireland

WATERVILLE, IRELAND – Davidson’s Jake Lang (76-72 = 148/+4) fired an even-par 72 in Tuesday’s final round to finish second at 2016 Waterville Collegiate hosted by Rutgers University.

In addition to Lang’s fourth straight Top-20 and personal-best finish, the Wildcats (300-313 = 613) carded a final round 313 to place runner-up as a team.

The two-day / 36-hole event was played at the Waterville Golf Links.

In addition to Davidson and the host Scarlet Knights, Atlantic 10 foe Richmond also competed in the three-team field.

The Spiders (292-304 = 596) captured the team title, while Rutgers (303-315 = 618) finished third, five shots behind the Wildcats.

Richmond’s Matthew Lowe (71-72 = 143/-1) held on to his overnight lead to claim individual medalist by five strokes.

Michael Freeman (76-78 = 154), Spencer Papciak (73-83 = 156), Mike Blasey (75-85 = 160) and Hoke Carlton (81-80 = 161) rounded out the scoring for Davidson’s starters.

Will Simmons (80-76 = 156), Andy Simmons (81-80 = 161) and Kevin Carlock (82-88 = 170) competed as individuals for the Wildcats.

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Davidson will enjoy a three-week break away from tournament action before taking part in the Bridgestone Intercollegiate hosted by UNCG, Oct 30-31.

Joey Beeler

Sports Information Director

Davidson College

Office: 704.894.2217

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