Men's Golf Places 5th At ECAC Championship

Oct. 9, 2002

Coach Ed Hanley's men's golf team earned a fifth place finish in the 16-team ECAC Open Championship, held at the par 72 Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, New York. Brown was the top Ivy finisher in the championship with a team score of 619, outdistancing Ivy foes Penn (623), Harvard (625) and Cornell (631).

Senior Kevin Buchert was the top Brown finisher, placing 8th overall with a two-day 151 (74, 77). Sophomore Danny Wallis also had a strong tournament for the Bears, finishing 13th in the 80 man field, with a two-day 152 (76, 76).

Brown's balanced lineup also included freshman Donny Mowlds, who placed 21st by shooting 76-78-154, freshman Chip Virnig, who posted a two-day 162 (80, 82), and sophomore Will Hubbard, who shot 80-87-167.

2002 ECAC Championship - Team Results
1.	Binghampton	588
2.	Hartford	606
3.	Colgate		610
4.	Sienna		612
5.	BROWN  		619
6.	Penn		623
7.	Harvard		625
8.	Lafayette	626
9.	Cornell		631
10.	Rider		633
11.	Fordham		634
12.	Bucknell	639
13.	Hofstra		643
14.	Robert Morris	648
15.	Wagner		654
16.	Long Island Univ.	665