Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Lynn University's men's golf team finished play at the Guy Harvey Invitational fifth overall out of 17 teams. Martin Cancino finished one shot away from finishing in the top-10.
The Fighting Knights, currently ranked No. 4 in the most recent Golf Coaches Association of America/Nike Coaches Poll, shot a 304 over the final 18 holes to end play with a total of 888. Barry University, the defending national champions, finished first overall with a course-record 845 total. Nova Southeastern (884), Saint Leo (871) and Florida Southern finished in-between Barry and Lynn to complete the top-five.
Cancino finished with a total of 217 after shooting a 75 in the final round. At one over par the sophomore finished tied for 11th with Riley Goss of Saint Leo and Alexander Launtenschlager of Wilmington University.
Elliott Whitley and Keith Greene finished within one shot of each other as Green shot a 76 to propel him over his teammate with a 224 score, tied for 30th with Juan Miguel Heredia. Whitley shot a 78 on the final day of play to finish tied for 32 with three others at 225. Rounding out the five man rotation for the Fighting Knightes was Jose Andres Miranda who shot a 75 on the final 18 to finish with a 226 score, tied for 36th with five others.
Participating as individuals, Andrea De Bono shot a 79 to finish with a score of 230, tied for 50th with two others. Also playing as individuals were Manuel Torres (77, 231) and Miguel C. Solorzano (82, 239)
The Fighting Knights golf team's fall campaign continues on Monday, October 20, in the Otter Invitational at the Bayonet Course in Monteray Bay, Calif. Fans can read more about the men's golf team at LynnFightingKnights.com and receive in-tournament updates by following @Lynn_Knights on Twitter and Instagram.