Liu, GW Golf Finish Second at Navy Spring Invitational

The George Washington golf team finished second out of 20 teams at the Navy Spring Invitational.

April 22, 2012


Navy Spring Invitational Final Results

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The George Washington men’s golf team and senior Martin Liu earned second place finishes at the two-day, 36-hole Navy Spring Invitational on Sunday.

The Colonials took home second place out of 20 teams with a two-round score of 29-over par 597 after shooting a 22-over 306 on Sunday. GW finished just four strokes behind Penn, which shot a 25-over 593 through 36 holes at the par-71 Naval Academy Golf Course.

Liu, who sat in a tie for 12th place on Saturday with a score of 2-over 73, shot an even-par 71 for a two-round score of 2-over 144 to finish second out of 111 golfers and just one stroke behind the Quakers’ Max Marsico, who shot a two-round 1-over 143 for medalist honors.

Freshman Jack Persons shot a 7-over 78 on Sunday for a two-round total of 9-over 151 to tie for 13th, and senior Andres Pumariega finished with a 7-over 78 for a 36-hole total of 10-over 152. Senior Taylor Fuqua shot a 13-over 84 on Day 2 for a two-round score of 12-over 154 and a tie for 33rd place.

Senior Brandon Rukin finished in a tie for 53rd after shooting a 9-over 80 on Sunday for a two-round total of 15-over 157. Junior Manny Tulumaris tied for 80th with a two-round score of 20-over 162, and sophomore Graham Lawyer finished tied for 99th with a two-round total of 23-over 165.

GW returns to the links from Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29, for the 2012 Atlantic 10 Golf Championship. The Colonials begin the three-day competition on Friday morning at the Heron Bay Golf Club in Coral Springs, Fla.



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