Golf Places 11th at Hampton Inn Collegiate Invite

Golf Places 11th at Hampton Inn Collegiate Invite

North Dartmouth, Mass. - April 14, 2018 - The Springfield College golf team wrapped up its first competition of the spring season on Saturday at the Hampton Inn Collegiate Invite at Allendale Country Club.

Among the 18 teams in the tournament, the Pride totaled the 11th-best team score with a 647, highlighted by Friday's effort of 316 strokes.  Trinity won the event with a 606, followed by Babson (620), Rhode Island College (621), Middlebury and Husson (623). 

Mike Strong (Newington, Conn.) followed up his opening round score of a 77 with a 79 on Saturday to finish tied for 19th with a 156.  Jake Raichle (Bethlehem, N.H.) finished the two-day event with a 159, also registering a 79 on Saturday, while Travis Price (Reading, Mass.) notched an 88 to give him a two-day total of 167.  Doug Shane (Hamden, Conn.) scored an 85 on Saturday and Matt Gazaille (Palmer, Mass.) posted an 89 for the Pride.

Springfield is back in action next weekend at the Johnson & Wales Invitational.