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Williamson Takes Top Spot at Princeton Invitational

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Senior Peter Williamson took the top spot at the Princeton Invitational.     By Beverly Schaefer
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PRINCETON, N.J. — Senior Peter Williamson (Hanover, N.H.) shot a four-under 67 on Sunday to finish five-under (208) at the three-round Princeton Invitational to claim the individual medalist honors. The Dartmouth men's golf team tied for sixth with an 874 (+22). Yale took the top spot with an 858 (+6) out of 14 teams.

Williamson entered the final round tied for fourth with three other players at one-under. Tony Grillo of Harvard held the lead after 36 holes at four-under, but shot a 78 on Sunday, in the same group as Williamson, to finish tied for ninth at three-over (213). Williamson made the most of the par 5's on the 6,390-yar par-71 Springdale Golf Club, finishing five-under on those holes over the three rounds. Williamson edged Jeff Hatten of Yale and Charlie von Arentschildt of Georgetown. Hatten and von Arentschildt tied for second at four-under (209).  

For the rest of the Big Green, freshman Charlie Edler (Fair Haven, N.J.) finished in a tie for 21st with a 219 (+6) after posting a 74 on Sunday. Junior James Pleat (Nashua, N.H.) shot a 78 in the third round and tied for 27th at 221 (+8). Sophomore Joey Maziar (Atlanta, Ga.) placed 41st with a 226 (+13), and freshman Dan Slavin (Waban, Mass.) finished 64th at 236 (+23).

It marked the second victory of the season for Williamson who claimed the individual medalist honor at the Macdonald Cup on Oct. 2 at Yale. He also placed second at the The Classic hosted by Rhode Island on Oct. 16 and at the Big 5 Invitational hosted by Penn on Oct. 9.

Georgetown finished second with an 859 (+7) at the invitational with Columbia taking third at 860 (+8). The host Tigers placed fourth with an 867 (+15), Harvard finished fifth at 870 (+18) and Penn tied the Big Green for sixth.

Dartmouth returns to action on Saturday, April 21, at Century Intercollegiate in Purchase, N.Y.