Gendron tied for second, Lions third, at Guy Harvey Invite

Gendron tied for second, Lions third, at Guy Harvey Invite

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Saint Leo University sophomore Ryan Gendron fired a 74 in his third round to finish tied for second at the Nova Southeastern University Guy Harvey Invitational, Tuesday afternoon at the PGA National Resort and Spa.

Gendron was three strokes off the pace with a six-under 210 for the tournament. He was tied with Nova Southeastern's Santiago Gomez and Barry's Mike Anderson, all of whom trailed individual medalist Adam Svensson from Barry. Svensson carded a nine-under 207 over his three rounds.

The Lions' Joey Savoie also shot a 74 on Tuesday, and finished at even par for the tournament with a 216. He was tied for ninth on the individual leaderboard. Freshman Riley Goss also finished among the top 15 after firing a 74 on Tuesday; he was one-over at 217 for the tournament was tied for 11th.

Junior Liam Ainsworth finished 48th overall with a three-round total of 228, after carding a 77 in Tuesday's final round. Freshman Colin Warren was tied for 71st on the leaderboard with a 235, and shot a 79 on Tuesday.

Freshman C.J. Tyler posted a 78 in Tuesday's final round and had a final score of 236 for the tournament.

Saint Leo finished third on the team leaderboard with a seven-over 871 on the par 72, 7,045-yard PGA National Champion Course.

Top-ranked Barry won the tournament with a tournament record 845 (-19), while No. 2 Nova Southeastern was second with an even par 864.

No. 18 Florida Southern trailed the Lions in fourth place with an 876 (+12), and No. 4 Lynn was fifth with a three-round tally of 888 (+24).

Saint Leo returns to the links next Monday, Oct. 13, and Tuesday, Oct. 14, when it travels to North Carolina to compete in the Appalachian State Donald Ross Intercollegiate, at Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club in Morganton, N.C.

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