Mustangs Overcome 12-Stroke Deficit to Win Spartan Invite, Slusarczyk Cards 69

Mustangs Overcome 12-Stroke Deficit to Win Spartan Invite, Slusarczyk Cards 69

MT. WOLF, Pa. - The Stevenson men's golf team overcame a 12-stroke deficit after the first round to win the Spartan Invitational, held at the Royal Manchester Golf Links. The Mustangs, whose second round team score of 293 is tied for sixth-lowest in program history, defeated York College (Pa) by two strokes with a total score of 606. Senior Tyler Slusarczyk led the way for the Mustangs with a career-low score of 69 (-3) in the second round, giving him a two-day total of 150 (+6) and into a tie for fourth overall. Slusarczyk's finish gives him three top-5's for his career. 

Sophomore Will Ford improved on his opening round by two strokes with a 74, placing him into a tie for fourth alongside Slusarczyk with a total score of 150 (+6). 

Senior Matthew Shur carded a 73 in the second round to finish with a two-day total of 153 (+9), and into a tie for 13th overall. Shur's second round score was his lowest since firing a 69 on the opening day of the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate on April 5th, 2019. 

Sophomore Shane Angle shot a 77 on the day to complete the team scoring for Stevenson. Angle finished the tournament with a total score of 157 (+13).

Senior Matthew Maione shot an 83, giving him a two-round total of 160 (+16).

Riley Rohlfs of York won the individual title with a total score of 143 (-1).

The Mustangs compete next at the two-day Tom Kinder Memorial, held at the Lakeview Golf Club, starting on Monday, September 16.