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Back-to-Back: Campanelli Leads Men’s Golf to Victory at Moravian Invitational

© Photo by Timothy R. Dougherty /
© Photo by Timothy R. Dougherty /



NEW TRIPOLI. Pa. - For the second straight day, The University of Scranton men's golf team won an invitational, this time taking the Moravian Invitational held at the par 72 Olde Homestead Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon.

The Royals finished with a team score of 310 in the event, edging host Moravian by four shots (314) to take the team title. Yesterday, Scranton captured the Drew Invitational in New Jersey with a score of 321.

In the event on Tuesday, Scranton beat four other Landmark Conference schools - Moravian, Juniata (339), Elizabethtown (354), and Drew (363).

On the individual leaderboard, junior Nicholas Campanelli (Manahawkin, N.J./Southern Regional) led the Royals in the event with a six-over 78 to finish second overall. Right behind Campanelli was sophomore Matthew Fleming (Richboro, Pa./Council Rock South), who carded a seven-over 79 to place in a tie for third.

Rounding out the top performances on the afternoon for Scranton was junior John Shaughnessy (Florida, N.Y./S.S. Seward Institute), who finished in a tie for fifth with an eight-over 80, and freshman Martin Stivala (Dunmore, Pa./Scranton Prep), who placed in a tie for seventh with a nine-over 81.

The University of Scranton men's golf team returns to action on Sunday, as they travel to Selinsgrove, Pa. for the Susquehanna Invitational. Tee-off is set for 1 p.m.