April 25, 2010
Athens, Ohio -
The Ohio University men's golf team finished third at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in University Park, Pennsylvania.
After yesterday's second round was suspended due to darkness, the teams picked up where they left off this morning. The Bobcats, who were in second place, stayed in the runner-up spot behind host Penn State.
However, Ohio struggled in the afternoon and conceded second place to Towson. The Nittany Lions won the event with a three-day score of 879. Towson finished at 899 and Ohio finished with a score of 902. Bowling Green (906) and Longwood (909) rounded out the top five in team play.
Stewart Jamieson (Worthington, Ohio) had a strong second round finishing at 2-under. He would also snag Ohio's lowest score during the third round and earn the top Bobcat score, tying for 13th overall. The senior finished second on the team with eight birdies.
Chuck Nettles (McMurray, Pa.) and Chad Warmbein (McMurray, Pa.) also finished among the top 20 overall as both golfers had impressive second rounds. Warmbein had Ohio's second eagle of the tournament during his second-round 73 while Nettles finished with a team-high 10 birdies over his three rounds of play.
Senior Tim Gusweiler (Loveland, Ohio) who was tied for the individual lead after the first round, finished tied for 27th and Paul Grauer (Dublin, Ohio) finished six shots behind him to close the scoring for the Green & White.
PSU's Kevin Foley led wire-to-wire en route to winning the individual title. Towson's John Duthie and Chris Scialo helped the Tigers make their move by finishing second and third, respectively. Nittany Lion T.J. Howe and Mark Edmonson of Temple finished tied for fourth at +8.