Oehrle shoots 64, leading strong Sunday for the Mountain Hawks at Doc Gimmler

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FARMINGDALE, NY — The Lehigh men’s golf team recorded their second consecutive under-par round, cementing a strong finish at Doc Gimmler on Sunday at Bethpage State Park’s Red Course. Three players shot in the 60s as Lehigh posted a nine-under team total of 271, to finish the 54-hole event tied for fifth of 15 teams at 832 (288-273-271) .

Second year Aidan Oehrle shot in the low round of the day in the 86-man field, shooting six under par 64. Oehrle had eight birdies and two bogeys, including six scorching birdies on the front nine. He moved into a tie for 19th at three under par 207 (72-71-64).

Lehigh’s top finisher was senior David Hurley, who shot his third straight round in the 60s to finish tied for ninth at seven under 203 (68-67-68). Hurly had three birdies in his final round 68.

Junior Edmund Broderick was the third Mountain Hawk in the 60s on Sunday, birdying five on the way to a 68. Four of Broderick’s five birdies have come on his last six holes. He finished tied for 36th at 211 (75-68-68).

First year Jake Roth also birdied on four of his last six holes in a final round 71 to tie for 52nd at 215 (77-67-71).

Second year Jahan Baths shot 74 with a birdie on Sunday and finished 81st at 225 (73-78-74).

Compete in individual, senior Sam Barton posted the fourth round in the 60s for a Lehigh player on Sunday. Barton birdied three and in a final round 68 and tied for 57th at 216 (72-76-68).

Harvard won the team title at 33 under par 807 (264-273-270) to edge host St. John’s by a stroke.

UConn’s Jared Nelson was the individual medalist at 15 under 195 (63-67-65). He beat Samir Davidov by three strokes.

The Mountain Hawks next play at Binghamton’s Matthews Auto Intercollegiate in Apalachin, NY on October 2-3.

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