|Brandon Karr's 73 on Sunday was one over par|
NEWINGTON, Conn. - Moving up a spot in the team standings from Saturday, the Tufts University golf team enjoyed a good day on Sunday at the Bill Detrick Invitational hosted by Trinity College at Indian Hill Country Club.
After their four best scores totaled to 317 on Saturday for sixth place after one day, the Jumbos dropped nine strokes by shooting a four-best 308 on Sunday. Their final team total was 625 for fifth place.
Sophomore Brandon Karr led Tufts on Sunday with one-over par 73. That gave him a two-day total of 153 (including Saturday's 80), which was best on the team for the tournament by five strokes. He tied for 10th individually at nine-over par.
All four Tufts scorers shot in the 70s on Sunday. Senior Taylor Nordan's 77 was second-best among the Jumbos for the round. He improved 10 strokes from an 87 on Saturday and finished the weekend with a 164. Senior Aaron Corn and junior Justin Feldman both shot 79's on Sunday.
Including a 79 on Saturday, Corn was second for the Jumbos in the two rounds at 158 overall. He was the only Tufts player to score in the 70s for both rounds and placed among the top 20 individuals in atie for 18th. Freshman Harry Theodore, who led Tufts with a 77 on Saturday, finished at 160 for the tournament following Sunday's 83. Feldman also scored 160 for the weekend including Saturday's 81. Theodore and Feldman were tied for 22nd among the 61 total golfers. Freshman Knox Coulter played for the Jumbos in Connecticut as well and shot 84-90-174.
A pair of Trinity College teams took the top two spots with 600 and 610 team scores. Western New England (616) and Amherst (621) were also ahead of Tufts. Four players tied for individual medalist honors as Trinity's Alex Ensign, Amherst's Jeffrey Herr, Trinity's Taylor Kay-Green and Trinity's Will Rosenfield all shot 148 for 36 holes.
The Jumbos play at Middlebury's annual Duke Nelson Invitational next weekend (Sep. 16-17).