ODU men’s golf places 11th at Janney VCU shootout

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The Old Dominion men’s golf team opened its fall season with an 11th-place finish at the Janney VCU Shootout at Tuckahoe Creek Course in Richmond on Tuesday.

Courtesy: ODU Athletics

Courtesy: ODU Athletics

True freshman Casper Aneman paced the Monarchs, finishing the 36-hole tournament in a tie for 24th overall (-2). The Sweden native tied for the second-best scoring total (-5) on Par 5 holes.

Antonio Cruz-Conde also registered a top-50 finish, tying for 45th (+4), while David Langley (+6) and¬†Calvin Greschner (+8) rounded out ODU’s team score. Newcomer¬†Michael Bakker (+9) was the fifth Monarch competing.

Virginia Tech (-28) won the 14-team tournament, finishing 10 strokes ahead of second-place James Madison (-18). The Hokies’ Joey Lane (-10) won the individual title in a sudden-death playoff. Old Dominion (+16) placed ahead of Radford (+20), host VCU (+21) and George Washington (+26).

The Monarchs climbed one spot on the team leaderboard after finishing a weather-shortened opening day in 12th on Monday. The teams were originally slated to play 36 holes in the opening round, but a five-hour rain delay cut Monday’s round to 18 holes.

ODU is back in action Sept. 25-26 at the Patriot Intercollegiate in Lorton, Va.

Janney VCU Shootout
Tuckahoe Creek Course — Richmond, Va.
Par: 72; Yardage: 6927
Sept. 19-20, 2016

Team Leaderboard

1. Virginia Tech (-28)
2. James Madison (-18)
3. East Carolina (-16)
4. Boston College (-11)
5. Charlotte (-8)
6. Maryland (-7)
7. Richmond (-5)
T8. West Virginia (-2)
T8. Iowa State (-2)
10. UNC Greensboro (E)
11. Old Dominion (+16)
12. Radford (+20)
13. VCU (+21)
14. George Washington (+26)

ODU Individual Results

T24. Casper Aneman (-2)
T45. Antonio Cruz-Conde (+4)
T53. David Langley (+6)
T60. Calvin Greschner (+8)
T65. Michael Bakker (+9)

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