Two Top-Ten Finishes Spur Penguins at Dayton Fall Invitational

Bill Gaffney
Bill Gaffney

Kettering, Ohio - Youngstown State golfers Brandon Pluchinsky and Bill Gaffney tied for ninth place as the Penguins placed sixth at the Dayton Fall Invitational which concluded on Tuesday.

Pluchinsky and Gaffney had two-round totals of 144. Pluchinsky had a pair of 72s while Gaffney carded a 71 on Tuesday following a round of 73 on Monday.

The Penguins finished with a two-round total of 584 with a 293 on Monday and a 291 on Tuesday. Western Kentucky won with a 566 while Cleveland State was second, Evansville and Robert Morris tied for third and Bradley was fifth.

Bryan Yeo was 20th with a 146 (74-72), Mark Olbrych finished 48th (74-76) and D.J. Holub was 55th (151). Thomas Lydic was 48th as an individual with a two-round 150 (72-78).

This was the final tournament of the fall for the Penguins.