After three rounds and two days, the Binghamton golf team rolled into fifth at the 2013 Cornell Invitational last weekend. BU wrapped up with a team score of 909 after finishing with rounds of 300, 299 and 310.
Although the team’s four-year winning streak at the Cornell Invite was snapped, senior Bryce Edmister maintained his personal record with his third straight top-five individual finish, tying for third in a field of 77 competitors. Edmister, who also posted the lowest single round of the weekend after shooting 69 (-2) in the opener, has now registered 13 top-10 finishes in his career.
The Bearcats came out swinging on Saturday, leading the remaining 15 teams with a team score of 300, but fell to second on Sunday in round two and eventually to fifth after a rough third round. They ended 14 strokes shy of tournament champion Towson (895) and slipped behind Drexel (900), Cornell (902) and Dartmouth (903).
Edmister, junior Josh Holling and classmate Jack Sedgewick led BU with three scorecards of 74 (+3) early Sunday morning, but faltered in the closer. Holling managed 21st with 228, and Sedgewick and freshman Kyle Wambold placed 28th and 34th, respectively. Sedgewick registered a tournament-high 38 pars.
The Bearcats are set to return to action in two weeks, when they’re scheduled to host the second annual Binghamton Fall Invitational. Play is slated for 8 a.m. on Oct. 6 and 7 at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, N.Y.