Red Hawks finish in second at Menlo Invitational

Simpson University Sports News


PALO ALTO, Calif. - Simpson University's men's golf team was in action on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Menlo Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. The Red Hawks were one of three teams competing in the tournament; the others were Holy Names University and Menlo College.

The Red Hawks had another strong showing. They were lead by Mitch Card who finished tied for 1st place shooting even par for the tournament with a score of 144. He tied with Holy Names golfers Julio Cotto and Shiro Kato. Jake West was second best for the Red Hawks finishing 4th overall just two strokes off the lead with a 146 (+2), followed by Nick Maddalena with a 150 (+6), Marcus Mezzano with a 152 (+8), Thomas Fox with a 155 (+11), and Bridger Cotton with a 156 (+12).

Holy Names led the team competition with a total of 584 (+8) followed by the Red Hawks with 589 (+13) and Menlo College in last with 642 (+66).

The Red Hawks will again be in action on Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4 in the National Preview at Corban College in Salem, Ore.

Simpson's scores were as follows:

Player R1 R2 Overall
Mitch Card 71 73 144
Jake West 70 76 146
Nick Maddalena 75 75 150
Marcus Mezzano 75 77 152
Thomas Fox 80 75 155
Bridger Cotton 82 74 156
TEAM TOTALS 291 298 589
*Fox's and Cotton's scores were provisional and did not count in the official tally


Written by Dan Anderson

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