Simpson's 162 Highlights Final Tournament Of Fall For Golf


RISING SUN, Md. -- Senior and first-year player Jimmy Simpson (Biscayne Park, FL) played more than 40 strokes under his season average for two rounds, leading the Felician College golf team to its lowest rounds of the season at the Goldey-Beacom College Fall Invitational, held Monday and Tuesday at Chesapeake Bay Golf Club.

Simpson entered the tournament with a scoring average of 104 for nine rounds. He turned in an 18-hole round of 83 on Monday, and bettered it with a season-best 79 on Tuesday. For the first time this season, Simpson was the low man for Felician with his 20-over-par total of 162. For the tournament, he tied for 26th place out of 51 entrants.

Led by Simpson and a 164 (82-82, T-29th) from junior Barry Tsouhnikas (Clifton, NJ), Felician broke 340 as a team for just the second and third time this season. The Golden Falcons produced a season-low 332 on Monday and a 334 on Tuesday for a +98 total of 666, good for eighth place in the event.

Junior Elliott Gdanski (Niagara Falls, Ontario) was one stroke behind Tshounikas (81-84-165) and tied for 32nd place. Felician junior Matt Smith (Gibbstown, NJ) shot 86-89-175 and was 46th.

Adelphi University won the tournament with 298-298-596, 14 strokes better than runner-up and host Goldey-Beacom. Adelphi's Louis Kelly was the medalist with a +3 total of 74-71-145.