Notre Dame men's golf: Irish earn second place

Staff reports
ND Insider

Notre Dame’s men’s golf team shot its best team score of the season, a 4-under-par 280, to earn a runner-up finish at the Georgetown Intercollegiate Tuesday at the Members Club at Four Streams in Bealsville, Md.

Notre Dame went 297-292-280 for an 869 total. Alabama Birmingham won with a tourney record 5-under 847.

Senior tri-captain Niall Platt carded his second-lowest career round on day three, with a 4-under-par 67 to tie for fourth at 212 (74-71-67, -1).

GEORGETOWN INTERCOLLEGIATE

TOP-10 TEAMS (Final): 1. UAB 278-282-287-847, -5; 2. Notre Dame 297-292-280-869, +17; 3. Penn State 295-292-289-876, +24; T4. Miami (Ohio) 296-302-282-880, +28; T4. Toledo 287-299-294-880, +28; T6. Campbell 293-299-298-890, +38; T6. West Florida 302-295-293-890, +38; T8. William & Mary 301-293-297-891, +39; T8. DePaul 297-297-297-891, +39; 10. Xavier 295-303-298-896, +44.

NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUALS (Final): T4. Niall Platt 74-71-67-212, -1; T18. Matt Rushton 71-74-74-219, +6; T18. Patrick Grahek* 71-70-78-219, +6; T23. Cory Sciupider 79-78-66-223, +10; T34. Tyler Wingo 82-71-73-226, +13; T34. Blake Barens 73-76-77-226, +13.