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Marymount finishes 12th in first play of the year

Marymount finishes 12th in first play of the year

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Marymount University men's golf team competed in its first rounds of the 2018-19 season, placing 12th with 688 points in Don Scalf Invitational at Belmont Lake Golf Club, hosted by North Carolina Wesleyan University.

The Saints were led by junior John David Coffin and senior Justin Dobak, who tied for 37th in the event. Both carded a 159 to lead the way.

Coffin hit an 81 (+9) on the first day of competition, before notching a 78 (+6) on day two. Dobak shot just one stroke back with an 82 (+10) during the first round of 18 and led the team with a 77 (+5) in the second round. The round was just one stroke off of Dobak's career low for a single round, but with 159, he set a new 36-hole career low by 10 strokes.

Senior Thomas Farrell carded a 183 in the event to place 66th. He hit an 84 (+12) on the first day and a 99 (+27).

The Saints were rounded out by senior Daniel Stone and freshman Cole Ardoline. Stone notched a 187, while Ardoline hit a 230 between the two days.

The Saints will return to action on Wednesday, October 3 in the Gettysburg Invitational at Hanover Country Club in Abbottstown, Pa.