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Penn State Wins VCU Shootout, Liberty Finishes 15th

October 2, 2007
|  Manakin-Sabot, Va.
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Jay Calvo shines at VCU Shootout.

Jay Calvo shines at VCU Shootout.

Final VCU Shootout Results

The Liberty men's golf team finished in last place out of 15 squads in the two-day/54-hole VCU Shootout, at the 6,955-yard, par-72 Hermitage Country Club, in Manakin-Sabot, Va., which wrapped up on Tuesday.

The Flames (310-291-296 – 897) finished 15th, 13 shots behind 14th place South Florida. Jay Calvo (74-71-74 – 219) led the Liberty, finishing tied for 34th at 3-over par. Nathan Schenz-Davis (78-73-71 – 222) shot a team-low 71 in the third round, finishing at 5-over par. Jacob Singleton (78-73-77 – 228) finished at 12-over par, while Preston Dembowiak (80-74-76 – 230) finished at 14-over par. Rounding out the Flame five was Parker McKoy (83-74-75 – 232), who finished 16-over par.

After entering the final day knotted for the lead, Penn State distanced itself from Wisconsin to capture the tournament crown at 19-under par (283-279-283 – 845). The Badgers finished three shots back at 16-under (284-279-286 – 848). Chattanooga finished in the same spot it started the final round at, in third place and four shots behind the champion. Wake Forest (289-286-274 – 849) shared a piece of third place with Chattanooga, courtesy of its round-low score of 274.

Kevin Foley (65-68-68 – 201) of Penn State held on to his day one lead to capture medalist honors, five strokes ahead of Chattanooga's Jonathan Hodge (68-70-69 – 206), who entered the round in third place. Rounding out the top three was Derek Rende (67-72-69 – 208), also of Chattanooga, who finished at 8-under par and seven strokes behind the medalist.

The Flames hit the links again when they host the Frank Landrey Invitational at the Poplar Grove Golf Club in Amherst, Va., Oct. 15-16.

current
position
team scoring rounds total
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
  Penn State U.
-19 F   -5 283 279 283 845
2
  Wisconsin, U. of
-16 F   -2 284 278 286 848
T3
  Tennessee-Chattanooga
-15 F   -5 279 287 283 849
T3
  Wake Forest Univ.
-15 F   -14 289 286 274 849
T5
  Wichita State Univ.
-3 F   -4 295 282 284 861
T5
  Virginia Tech
-3 F   E 290 283 288 861
T7
  North Carolina
+1 F   +9 288 280 297 865
T7
  VCU
+1 F   +3 286 288 291 865
T7
  Southeastern La. U.
+1 F   E 286 291 288 865
10
  Old Dominion Univ.
+4 F   +1 284 295 289 868
11
  Maryland, U. of
+12 F   +5 292 291 293 876
12
  N. Car. Wilmington
+16 F   +2 292 298 290 880
13
  Iowa State Univ.
+17 F   +6 297 290 294 881
14
  So. Florida, U. of
+20 F   +4 296 296 292 884
15
  Liberty University
+33 F   +8 310 291 296 897

15   Liberty University
  +33 F 310 291 296 897
T34   Jay Calvo
   +3 F 74 71 74 219
T55   Nathan Schenz-Davis
   +6 F 78 73 71 222
T70   Jacob Singleton
   +12 F 78 73 77 228
75   Preston Dembowiak
   +14 F 80 74 76 230
78   John Parker McKoy
   +16 F 83 74 75 232