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Mount men's golf team posts dramatic win at Transylvania University Fall Invitational
Lions' golfer Phil Gilmore (far left).
Lions' golfer Phil Gilmore (far left).

Sunday, September 08, 2013
by Dane Neumeister

The College of Mount St. Joseph men's golf team began its 2013-14 campaign with a first place finish at the Transylvania University Fall Invitational. The Lions recorded a two-round score of 588, out-pacing runner-up Rhodes College (591), who was ranked as the pre-season #11 team in the country, and Wittenberg University (592). Host Transylvania University, the pre-season #1 team, finished with a 601. The Mount shot a one-under par 287 first round and 301 in the second round en route to the win in Lexington, KY.

Senior Phil Gilmore (Wilmington, OH/Wilmington) was named to the All-Tournament team, as he finished in a tie for second place individually with a 70-74--144, just one stroke behind the medalist. Teammate Eric Hensler (Fairfield, OH/Fairfield) tied for seventh place with a 146 while Matt Stiens (Cincinnati, OH/La Salle) was tied for 15th place with a 148. The Mount had 10 golfers in all compete.

The Lions are back on the links on Sept. 22-23 at the Dick Park Invitational in Franklin, IN.

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