|Brandon Karr's 73 on Sunday was Tufts' best round of the weekend|
MEDFORD – The Tufts University golf team had its best finish for a season-opening event since 2007 by taking fourth at the two-day Detrick Invitational hosted by Trinity College this weekend.
After a four-best score of 301 on Saturday, the Jumbos posted a 310 score on Sunday for a 611 total. They finished fourth behind tournament champion and host Trinity (572), Babson (596) and Amherst (608).
Tufts placed third at the Bowdoin Invitational back in September 2007. The Jumbos were third at Trinity through one round this weekend, but fell to fourth on Sunday.
Sophomore Brandon Karr led Tufts with a one-over par 73 on Sunday. Senior Justin Feldman scored second for the Jumbos with a Sunday 77. Freshman Mac Bredahl finished a strong opening weekend of his collegiate career by shooting 78 on Sunday. Sophomores Harry Theodore and Henry Hughes both shot 82 in the second round. Junior Ethan Sorkin added an 83 for the Jumbos during Sunday's round.
Karr's tournament total of +4 148 led Tufts and was ninth individually. Feldman, who was first for the Jumbos with Saturday's 74, finished at +7 151 over two days to tie for 14th among the field. Bredahl also shot in the 70s both days landing at 154 total, tying for 18th.
Trinity's dominant performance was led by senior tri-captain Will Rosenfield, who finished a full five strokes ahead of the field with a 70 on each round and a final score of 140.
The tournament was played at the par-72 Indian Hill Country Club this weekend.
Tufts plays at Middlebury College's annual Duke Nelson Invitational next weekend.