HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Freshman Chris Tanabe carded a 1-under-par 71 on Sunday and the Bucknell men's golf team finished with a 300 team score en route to an eighth-place finish at the Colgate's Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational at Seven Oaks GC. Tanabe ended up in a tie for 16th place with a 7-over 223 total for his first career top-20 finish.  

Bucknell started the final round in a tie for ninth place after posting 306-299 on Saturday. The Bison got four scores of 77 or better on Sunday, and they moved up a spot in the standings. North Dakota State closed with a 290 to come from behind and win the team title with an 884 total for 54 holes. Cornell, the 36-hole leader, finished two shots behind, while Penn, Seton Hall and Lehigh rounded out the top five. Bucknell was just three shots behind the Mountain Hawks for a top-five finish, as the standings were tightly bunched. 

Tanabe had four birdies, three bogeys and 11 pars in his third round. He played a nine-hole stretch from holes 5 through 13 in 4-under-par. Tanabe shot 77-75 on Saturday. 

Also for Bucknell in round three, J.P. Raftery and Jubal Early both carded 76s, Peter Bradbeer shot 77, and Ashton Radvansky closed with an 80.

Josh Goldenberg of Penn won the individual title with a 1-under 215 (74-71-70). He bested Mike Graboyes of Cornell by two shots. 

The Bison will play in upstate New York for the third straight week next Saturday and Sunday at the Cornell Invitational.