ITHACA, N.Y. -- The Columbia University men's golf team continued its impressive start to the 2010 season with a second-place showing at the Cornell Invitational at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. The Lions shot 295-290-296 over the two-day event and finished behind only Binghamton in the team standings.
First-year Jordan Lee was the top individual finisher for Columbia, as his three-round score of 217 placed him in fifth place overall. Sophomore Michael Yiu, who had the best round of the tournament by any Lion with a second-round 70, closed in a tie for eighth place at 220.
Senior Clark Granum ended the tournament two strokes behind Yiu and tied for 16th place. Junior Brendan Doyle had his best round of the tournament on the final day (74) and finished tied for 30th. First-year Andrew Kim hit a little bit of a rough patch in the second round but bounced back to card a 73, the best final-round score by a Columbia golfer.
Binghamton won the team championship by 15 shots, and had two of the top three individuals in the tournament field of 81. Jake Katz earned medalist honors for the Bearcats, while Andrew Marler tied for third.
The Lions will continue its fall season on Oct. 9-10 at the William & Mary Invitational in Virginia.