University of Delaware Menís Golfers Finish in Sixth Place, Colin McKenna Tied for Eighth at CAA Championships
SOUTHPORT, N.C. -- The University of Delaware men’s golf team finished in sixth place while sophomore Colin McKenna tied for eighth place in the individual standings as the Blue Hens concluded their 2013-14 season this weekend at the 2014 Colonial Athletic Association Championships.
The Blue Hens posted their lowest team score of the weekend with a 302 on Sunday, finishing sixth out of eight teams with a 924 three-round total. College of Charleston claimed the team title and earned a bid to the NCAA Championships with an 874 score, while Towson was second at 881.
McKenna carded an even par 72 on the par 72, 6,784-yard Founders Club course at St. James Plantation to tie for eighth place with a seven over par 76-75-72-223 during the weekend. McKenna posted birdies on 11, 14, 4 and 9 during Sunday’s final round, finishing both the front and back nine at even par. McKenna, who joined the Blue Hens during the winter, posted the first top 10 finish of his young Blue Hen career.
Fellow sophomore Kyle Martin fired a three over par 75 during his final round, ending up tied for 17th place with an 11 over par 71-81-75-227. Martin opened Sunday’s play with a birdie on 10, and also birdied 6 while adding 11 pars on the day.
Senior Dan Costenbader concluded his Blue Hen career by shooting a seven over par 79 on Sunday, and tied for 31st place at 79-78-79-236, 20 over par. Costenbader posted his lone birdie of the day on 6 and also made 10 pars during his final round.
Junior Fraser Graham fired an eight over par 80 on the day, finishing in 36th place with a 26 over par score of 78-84-80-242. Graham birdied 14 and 6 on Sunday, in addition to making eight pars.
Junior Niño Rosal had his best round of the weekend by recording a four over par 76 on Sunday, finishing in 39th place with a 32 over par 85-87-76-248. Rosal birdied 6 and 8 during the end of his round, to go with 10 pars on the day.
Juan Veloza of Towson was the CAA individual champion by shooting a five under par 74-68-69-211 during the tournament.