Men's Golf's Svensson 2nd at Monroe Invitational

Men's Golf's Svensson 2nd at Monroe Invitational
Barry's Adam Svensson was the runner-up at the Monroe Invitational Championship. Photo by Joel Auerbach

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Barry University men's golfer Adam Svensson finished second at the prestigious Monroe Invitational Championship.

Svensson shot a 9-under 69-67-69-66 -- 271 to finish two strokes behind champion Taylor Pendrith of Kent State. Auburn's Daniel Stringfellow and Elmira, Ontario native Garrett Rank tied for third at 8-under 272. Guelph's Chris Hemmerich and Virginia's Derek Bard tied for fifth at 7-under 273. 

Svensson had 14 birdies and an eagle in the four-day tournament on the par-70, 6,915-yard Monroe Golf Club course.

Past Monroe Invitational champions include PGA Tour players Dustin Johnson (2007) and Erik Compton (2001). 

Svensson, a two-time All-American for the Buccaneers and this year's winner of the Jack Nicklaus NCAA Division II National Player of the Year award, will compete in the Tour's Nova Scotia Open July 3-6 on an amateur exemption.