Elon Men’s Golf Places Third at Loyola Intercollegiate

Posted by Press Release on February 27, 2017 at 6:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Jared Mactas finished with a career-best seven-under score to par to lead the Elon University men’s golf team to a third place finish at the Loyola Intercollegiate at Palm Valley Golf Club. Elon finished the tournament off strong with a third-round total of 278 (-10).

FINAL RESULTS

Mactas led the way for the Phoenix after three rounds shooting a 7-under 209, which ties his career-best 54-hole total. The Phoenix combined to make 20 birdies in the final round, which helped Elon make a late move up the team leaderboard to earn a third-place finish.

The Highlights
Mactas made seven birdies in the final round and finished with a three-under par 69 round. The senior finished seventh individually, his sixth-career top-10 finish.

Charlie May, Jake Leavitt and Philip Loeb all finished the tournament with a 54-hole total of 214 (-2) as they all tied for 23rd individually. Leavitt matched Mactas’ round with a three-under 69 to move up the leaderboard. May and Loeb each carded a two-under 70 on the final 18 holes of the tournament.

William Harwood finished in a tie for 45th individually, turning in a 218 (+2) scorecard after the final round. The freshman played well in his first-career spring tournament, which was highlighted by a season-low round of 69 (-3) on the first day.

Up Next
The Phoenix heads to Pinehurst Resort, March 10-12, to compete in the Pinehurst Intercollegiate. Elon will compete on Pinehurst’s eighth course.

2017 Loyola Intercollegiate
Feb. 25-27| Goodyear, Ariz.

Team Standings
1. Connecticut (282-278-274–834) -30
2. Eastern Michigan (275-277-289–841) -23
3. Elon (284-285-278–847) -17
T4. Northern Illinois (284-282-283–849) -15
T4. Arkansas State (282-288-279–849) -15
6. Missouri State (286-280-289–855) -9
7. Seton Hall (282-287-288–857) -7
8. UT Martin (280-293-287–860) -4
9. Utah Valley (289-294-284–867) +3
10. St. John’s (288-290-290–868) +4
11. Air Force (290-291-288–869) +5
T12. SIU Edwardsville (287-294-290–871) +7
T12. Loyola – Maryland (293-290-288–871) +7
14. DePaul (292-294-287–873) +9
15. Drake (293-297-294–884) +20
16. Murray State (296-297-297–890) +26

Elon Standings
T10. Jared Mactas (70-70-69–209) -7
T38. Charlie May (72-72-70–214) -2
T44. Jake Leavitt (73-72-69–214) -2
T38. Philip Loeb (73-71-70–214) -2
T24. William Harwood (69-73-76–218) +2


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