Morgan Gains Ground on Final Day of Ted Keller Memorial

Carter Morgan
Carter Morgan

Morgan Gains Ground on Final Day of Ted Keller Memorial

ASHLAND, Va. – Sophomore Carter Morgan made up significant ground on the final day of the Ted Keller Memorial, climbing six spots on the final day to crack the top five.

Morgan shot a 73 (+3) on Tuesday to climb from 11th place to a tie for 5th on the individual leaderboard. He finished the tournament with a 149 (+9) after improving his score by three strokes in the second round.

Keith Cooper shot a 75 (+5) on the final day to finish in a tie for 10th place. Kevin Duffy, Peter Scrimgeour, and Jakob Keidel all carded six-over, 77s in the second round. Duffy finished in a tie for 10th with a 151 (+7), followed by Scrimgeour in a tie for 14th (152, +7), and Keidel in 16th (153, +7).

The individual highlight for the Marlins was produced by Cooper and Keidel as the duo posted three birdies each in the second round.

The Marlins finished third place as a team, maintaining their positioning from the first round. VWU shot a 302 (+22) in the second round to register a two-day 603 (+43).

Gettysburg College won the team crown after being tied with Franklin & Marshall for the lead after the first round. The Bullets shot a 296 (+35) to claim the win while F&M finished with a 298 (+37) to finish second.

Daniel Harcourt of Gettysburg claimed the individual title with a two-day 139 (-1) after shooting an even-par, 70 on Tuesday. Sebastien Bonte of Mary Washington finished second, six strokes off the pace of Harcourt.