Herd golfers finish second in No. Carolina tournament
HUNTINGTON -- Nathan Kerns led the Marshall University men's golf team to a runner-up finish at the 11-team Davidson College Invitational.
Davidson won the 36-hole tournament at River Run Country Club with a 20-over-par total of 596. Marshall shot 600.
Sam Echikson from the Davidson Wildcats took medalist honors with a 72 in the final round Tuesday and a 1-over total of 145.
Kerns tied for third place with rounds of 71 and 76 for a 3-over 147.
Other Thundering Herd players were Brian Anania 73 -- 150, Jeremy Rogers 77 -- 150, Logan Lagodich 76 -- 152 and Jake Miller 81 -- 166.
Marshall's next event is the Pinehurst Intercollegiate beginning Sunday in Pinehurts, N.C.