WILMINGTON, Del. - Monday afternoon brought cold weather, heavy winds and blistering rain but it wasn't enough to stop the Swarthmore College golf team and 14 other teams from playing in the Swarthmore College Invitational where LaSalle University would capture the crown with a low score of 316. The Garnet would finish seventh with a score of 340.
University of Pennsylvania's Phil Winter would shoot the low score of the day with a two-over-par 73.
Despite the unfavorable conditions and rough terrain, freshman Jeff Wall would put together a solid round of golf to lead Swarthmore with a team low 80. Wall's score was good enough to put him in a tie for 10th place out of the 76 golfers.
Wall has now carded a team low in both collegiate appearances after shooting a 77 in last weeks Philadelphia University Tri-Match.
Junior Paul Weston finished only two strokes behind Wall with an 82, finishing tied for 17th. Freshman Kyle Knapp would claim Swarthmore's third low score with an 86 while junior Alex Leichter would finish with a 92.
Cabrini College was the tournament runner-up shooting a 323.
Muhlenberg's Eric Boskey finished with the second overall low gross with a 74.
The Swarthmore College golf team returns to the course on Tuesday October 12 when it head back out to the Ace Club for the Philadelphia University tournament.