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HILTON HEAD, S.C. — The Dartmouth men’s golf team finished their final day at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate tournament with a combined score of 936 (+72) to place 17th. Gardner-Webb bested the 18-team field after completing the day five-over on the 72-par course for a final total of 882 (+18). Falling four strokes behind them in second was Winthrop, while South Carolina-Aiken and Radford shared third when each carded 12-over on the day, winding up with a total score of 888 (+24).

Among the Big Green players were senior Sean Fahey who led the team after he played his best round, shooting even par with three birdies to finish with an overall score of 232 (+16) and tie for 54th. Two strokes behind him was sophomore Reed Russ who made 12 pars on the day en route to a five-over 77, and a team-best 34 at the event in scoring an 18-over 234.

Freshman Riley Griffin started the day strong with a birdie on his first hole. After struggling a bit on the back end of the front nine, he picked up his play finishing with two birdies to complete his three rounds with 81-77-80—238 (+22). Tied with him was senior Jeff Lang who scored a seven-over par 79, while classmate Scott Jaster could not duplicate his success from Monday but was able to finish a stroke ahead of the pair at 237 (+21).

Radford’s Myles Creighton, who began the day tied for sixth, took medalist honors with a four-under 68 in the third round and four-under for the tournament. With a score of 215 (-1), Gardner-Webb’s Vincent Blanchett led his team to victory as he finished three strokes behind Creighton. Brendan MacDougall of High Point shared the best score of the day with Creighton as he took home a piece of third place with Mercer’s Justin Connelly as both carded a 217 (+1).

The Dartmouth men’s golf team will be back in action next month as they return to South Carolina at the end of March for the Furman Invitational in Greenville.