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EMU men’s golf finishes 16th place at Ross Collegiate Classic

Patrick Deardroff finished final round with a tie for 36th place.

The Eastern Michigan University men’s golf team competed at the Ross Collegiate Classic on March 13-14, hosted by George Mason at the Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club, as they finished in 16th place with a 902 (302-301-298). 

In addition to EMU, the 18-team tournament included Bowling Green, George Mason, Miami OH, Loyola Chicago, Loyola MD, George Washington, South Florida, St. Joe’s, St. John’s, Ohio, William & Mary, Elon, Georgetown, Old Dominion, Villanova, Towson, and St. Bonaventure. 

The contest began at 8 a.m. as the Eagles were up against George Washington and St. Bonaventure for opening day. This marks the first appearance for the Eagles in the three-year event. 

Junior Patrick Deardorff finished the final round with a 223 (75-76-72) tied for 36th place with an even-par 72. 

Senior Cam Kellett scored a 224 (75-72-77), coming in 42nd place as freshman Nathaniel Gray Lamont also tied with a 230 (77-78-75) in 68th place. Freshman Cooper Eberle finished the contest with a 232 in 73rd place while fellow freshman Logan Graf grabbed 84th place with a 237 (80-75-82).

In the end, South Florida left the field with a 849 (283-283-283) victory just 10 shots ahead of Loyola MD’s 859 (282-274-303) for second place.

Up next, the Eagles will continue the season at the Hoosier Invitational on April 8-9, in Bloomington, Indiana. 

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