After two rounds in the Fall and two more rounds this weekend, the Susquehanna University Men's Golf team finished fifth overall at the Empire 8 Championship Tournament at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa.
Susquehanna finished with a four-round total of 1,362 strokes finishing four strokes ahead of Nazareth College in the final standings. St. John Fisher won the team title with a 106 over par 1,250 score while Stevens was second (+141, 1,285) followed by Moravian (+148, 1,292), Scranton (+178, 1,322) and Susquehanna (+218, 1,362). The River Hawks finished ahead of Nazareth, Utica and Elmira in the eight-team competition.
Individually, Matthew Schaffner led Susquehanna as he took 10th overall with a +20 Friday and Saturday in the final two rounds of the tournament. He shot 81 on each of the last two days.
The River Hawks will play at Stevenson Thursday and then finish the season at the National Invitational Tournament at Glenmaura CC.