De La Garza shot even par in his final round of the fall (Gregory Carroccio).
CARLSBAD, Calif. – The Harvard men's golf team concluded its fall schedule with a 13th-place showing at the Gifford Collegiate.
Played at the La Costa Legends Course and covering 6,996 yards, Harvard finished the tournament at plus-40 (892). The Crimson opened at plus-14 (298) and improved in the second round with a plus-9 (293), but could not continue its upward trajectory as it carded a plus-17 (301) in the final round.
Washington took home the team title at minus-6 (846) with Stanford (+3, 855), San Diego State (+13, 865), UCLA (+14, 856) and Arkansas (+16, 858) rounding out the top five.
Harvard was paced by the duo of Robert Deng and Daniel De La Garza who tied for 24th place at plus-6 (219). Deng was steady early in the week with back-to-back 72's (+1) before turning in a 75 (+4) on Wednesday. De La Garza, meanwhile, showed steady improvement shooting 75 (+4), 73 (+2) and 71 (E).
Harvard will now begin preparations for the spring championship season, which will culminate with the Ivy League Championships in late April.