Whelan wins men's golf Individual Title, Saints second at Oswego
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 7:54 am

St. Lawrence University junior Jack Whelan shot even par-71 on Sunday to win his second straight medalist honors, leading St. Lawrence University's men's golf team to a second place team finish in the season-ending Oswego State Spring Invitational.

Whelan had the first round lead with a one-over 73 on the 6424 yard layout. Jake Danforth shot a four-over 76 and tied for fourth as the Saints were four strokes behind St. John Fisher after the first round with a 314 total. They made up three strokes on Sunday, but lost by one as Fisher finished with a 617 total and the Saints had 618. Host Oswego was a distant third with 634 in the seven team field.

All four Saint scorers broke 80 on Sunday to back Whelan's win. Brady Garrett shot 86 and finished 14th with a 159 total while Jake Danforth had a top five finish with a 78 on Sunday and a 154 total. Jack Reardon was the fourth Saint scorer on Sunday at 79 and tied for 19th with teammate Brandon Lustig who had a 81 and finished at 163.

Colin Dowd, playing as an individual, was tied for second after the first round with a 75 and finished tied for fifth with a 79 on Sunday and a 154 total while Tyler Sands, also playing as an individual, shot 79 and tied for 11th in round one and was tied for 12th overall after another 79 on Sunday and a 158 total.