PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Dartmouth men’s golf team opened the Temple Invitational with an aggregate score of 306 to sit in 13th place after round one. The Big Green are 24 shots off the pace set by first place Hartford heading into the second round.

The two day, 36-hole event is contested at the 6,670-yard par 70 North Course at Philmont Country Club and features a field of 17 teams.

Hartford fired a team total of 282 to hold a four-stroke advantage over Harvard and the host Owls who are tied for second. Richmond is in fourth while Seton Hall and Penn are tied for fifth.

Evan Russell of Hartford shot an eight-under par 62 to sit a top the leaderboard after round one.

The low scorer for Dartmouth was Sean Fahey with a four-over par 74. Fahey is tied for 32nd after the opening 18.

Scott Jaster carded a six-over par 76 to earn share of 48th while Jeffrey Lang shot a 77 to enter the clubhouse tied for 57th.

Charlie Edler and Charles Cai rounded out the field for the Big Green. Edler shot a 79 to sit in a tie for 70th and Cai’s 80 left him in a tie 76th.

Joey Maziar competed individually for Dartmouth, shooting a 77 to land in a tie 57th.

Dartmouth looks to climb up the leaderboard on day two of the tournament on Sunday, Oct. 13.