Scots complete Chick-fil-A Invitational in Rome, Ga.

Scots complete Chick-fil-A Invitational in Rome, Ga.

Maryville College wrapped up the Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational in Rome, Ga., as the Scots battled tough conditions on the final afternoon.

With wind gusts reaching 15-20 miles per hour at times, as scores proved tough on the men's side of play. In women's competition, MC's Katelyn Witucki continued her consistent scores.

The junior from Seymour, Tenn. shot just one stroke off her first-round tally, as she posted an eight-over 80 on the 5,851-yard course. Witucki birdied the par-five 13th of the Coosa Country Club, as she finished the two-day tournament with 15-over 159.

The score was good enough for a tie for 29th, as both she and sophomore Hannah Doherty played as individuals following injuries.

Doherty improved three strokes in the second round, tallying an 85. She finished the two-day tournament with a 173 mark.

On the men's side, scores struggled to stay low. Host Berry College carded the lowest mark of the day with an eight-over as a squad, as the next closest team came in at 16 over.

MC was 37-over for the second round, posting a 325 tally. The Scots finished in seventh place as a team. LaGrange College shot a 16-over 304 in the second round, as their three-under on the first day was enough for an eight-stroke victory. Berry ranked second at 21-over, while Birmingham-Southern placed third as a team at 31-over par.

MC's Brady Orr and Jake Duncan led the way on the final afternoon, as they both scored matching six-over 78s.

Orr had a birdie on the par-four second, before he Eagled the par-four, 367-yard 16th. He finished the tournament tied for 28th individually with a nine-over 153.

Duncan birdied both the par-four 13th and the par-five 17th to finish at six-over, as well. He was even on the back nine, matching Orr's tournament tally. Dunlap was 12-over on the final day to finish with a 13-over 157, while Garrett Compliment was 13-over. He finished the two-day event with a score of 163.

Individually, LaGrange College's Ben Womack and Emory University's Michael Rosenbloom tied for the tournament crown. The both had even-par 144s, while the Panthers' Sam Rogers was third at two-over. Berry's Jack Tegan and Birmingham-Southern's Blake Schambeau tied four fourth with four-over scores.

The Rome, Ga. tournament completes the men's fall schedule, as the women still have one tournament remaining. The Scots travel to Athens, Tenn., on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28 and 29 for the Tennessee Wesleyan Invitational.