Men's Golf Claims Top Spot In NESCAC Qualifier

September 29, 2008

Middlebury earned the top spot at the 2008-09 NESCAC Golf Qualifier hosted on campus at the par 71 Ralph Myhre Golf Course. With the first place finish, the Panthers have earned the right to host the four-team NESCAC Championship on Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th. Middlebury held a two-shot lead over Trinity after one day of play and saw their lead cut to one as they captured the event with a two-day total of 593. The Bantams shot a 594, followed by Hamilton (606) and Williams (611) to round out the top four qualifiers.

Reid Longley of Trinity was the lone player to shoot under par, as he came in with a two-day total of 141. Hamilton's Jeff Corbett was next with an even par 142, followed by sophomore Jimmy Levins (Rutland, Vt.) (145) and senior Mike McCormick (Oak Park, Ill.) (146) of Middlebury. A foursome followed in a four-way tie for fifth place, each shooting a 150. Jeff Cutter of Bowdoin, Jack Killea of Williams, Trinity's Jay Driscoll and Lee Smith of Bates comprised the group. Senior Harrison Bane (Marblehead, Mass.) and sophomore Brian Cady (Rye, N.Y.) each shot 153 for the Panthers, while senior Kyle Perez (Upper Saddle River, N.J.) came in with a 155.
. Men's golf finishes first in NESCAC Qualifier
. Up next: 10/4-5 @ Hamilton