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Lafayette Defeats Lehigh in Final Tuneup for Patriot League Championship

April 26, 2016

Hellertown, Pa. - Lafayette's golf team earned its second head-to-head victory over rival Lehigh with a 308-311 victory at Silver Creek Country Club, the Leopards' home course.  Lafayette also defeated Lehigh in the fifth President's Cup match between the two teams October, earning a 9-7 victory.

Senior Chad Bell fired a one-over 73 to lead both teams.  Three other Leopards carded scores in the 70s as senior Travis Ricca and freshman James Croney each shot 78 and freshman Patrick McGinley fired a 79.  

Next up for both schools will be the Patriot League Championship, Saturday and Sunday at the Naval Academy Golf Club in Annapolis, Md.

Lafayette 308
Chad Bell 73
Travis Ricca 78
James Croney 78
Patrick McGinley 79
Drew Petri 81

Ryan Krechel 85
Lehigh 311
Eamon Marone 74
Billy Johns 78
Johnny Hsu 78
Max Redetzke 81
David Olexson 82
Lee Hammerschmidt 83
Tim Wolak 85