Georgetown played host to the 20th annual Hoya Invitational on Oct. 24-25, held at Lansdowne Resort’s par-72 course in Leesburg, Va.

The Hoyas took sixth place out of 12 teams with a score of 593. They were 24 strokes behind the winner and 17 strokes over par.

Eastern Michigan won the tournament with a seven-under 569 (285-284), the only team to score under par. Eastern Michigan also placed three players in the top 10.

Maryland placed in second with a 583 (296-287), 14 strokes behind first. William & Mary followed with a 585 (296-289). Rounding out the top five were Richmond, with a 586 (292-294), and Towson, with a 590 (294-296).

The Hoyas finished the first day with a team score of 296, tied for fifth place with Maryland and William & Mary. But while aryland and William & Mary took advantage of the second day to improve their play by five and nine strokes, respectively, the Hoyas played a round parallel to the first and finished with a 297.

Senior Bob Molina was Georgetown’s top performer, earning his first top-10 finish of the season. He took a tie for eighth place in the individual rankings with a 145 (72-73), one stroke over par.

Junior Matt Myers tied for 23rd place with a 148 (71-77), and senior David Erickson was one stroke behind in a tie for 25th place with a 149 (77-72). Following in a tie for 31st place was sophomore Tim Moynihan, who scored a 151 (76-75). Sophomore Dan Kenny finished with a 170 (85-85).

Five Hoyas also competed in the tournament as individuals, but none of them placed in the top half of the field.

The Hoya Invitational was the last event of the fall schedule for the men’s golf team. The spring schedule begins in late arch.

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