Theyre movin back on up, just as they hoped they would.
Carpenter shot a career-low 73 to tie for third and
lead the Mules to a fourth-place finish at the Blue Jay Classic.
After winning the Centennial Conference championship in 2004, the
Muhlenberg mens golf team slipped to seventh place the following year
but has increased its finish at the final meet in each of the last two
With no seniors competing, the Mules finished in fourth place in 2007 and
were closer to first (20 strokes) than to fifth (26 strokes). Sophomore
Geoffrey Kelleman tied for the best round of the tournament with an
even-par 72 on the middle 18 holes and finished eighth with a three-day
total of 233.
Kelleman's teammates were not far behind him. Sophomore Bill Snow
shot a 236, including team-bests in the first (74) and third (76) rounds,
and freshman Chris Trapp contributed a 238. Rounding out the
Mules top five were freshman Biff Slocum and junior Garrett
For the year, Slocum led the team with a 78.4 stroke average, shooting in
the 70s in 11 of 15 rounds. He posted the highest individual finish of the
year when he tied for second by shooting a 76 at the Muhlenberg
Invitational. The Mules also earned their highest finish of the year
second place at that meet.
Snow finished with an 81.1 average, followed closely by Carpenter (81.4),
Kelleman (81.5) and Trapp (81.9).