OSWEGO - Mike Reilly (Colton, NY), who once competed for Edwards-Knox, shot a 6-over par 77 (T-8th) to pace the SUNY Canton mens golf team to a seventh place finish out of the 12-team field Monday afternoon at the 16th annual Oswego State Invitational.
The Roos finished with a team score of 324 on the day. The Oswego State A team won the tournament with a round of 305, while SUNY Delhis A and B teams tied for second place shooting 306. Elmira College (314) and Hobart College 318 finished fourth and fifth.
This weeks Roo of the Week, Zach Meade (Tupper Lake, NY), fired a 79 good for 15th place while Nolan Reid (Champlain, NY) carded an 81. Nate Christy (Canton, NY) and Kyle Clark (Rensselaer Falls, NY) both finished with rounds of 87 to round out the scoring for the Roos.
POTSDAM PLACES EIGHTH
The SUNY Potsdam mens golf team finished eighth at the Oswego Invitational. The Bears posted a 330 on the afternoon.
All five Potsdam golfers finished within a single stroke of each other.
Junior Ryan Merriman (Potsdam, N.Y.) and sophomore Kevin Doherty (Amherst, N.Y.) each tied for 30th with scores of 82. Sophomores John Hickey (Au Sable Forks, N.Y.) and Conor Talty (Fairport, N.Y.) and senior Harrison Davenport (Auburn, N.Y.) each posted a round of 83 and finished 34.
The Bears are off the rest of this week before they head to Canton on September 27, for the SUNY Canton Invitational at 1 p.m.
SLU 10TH AT KUHN INVITATIONAL
Junior Brandon Lustig shot rounds of 75 and 78 on the par-72 6,808 yard Country Club of Meadville Course to help St. Lawrence Universitys mens golf team to a 10th place finish in the 16-team Guy W. Kuhn Invitational hosted by Allegheny College on Monday.
Lustig tied for 13th in a 93-golfer field with his 153 total with classmate Jack Whelan finishing as the second Saint golfer, tied for 27th with a 155 total. Whelan was tied for fourth, one off the lead of even par 72 after Sundays round, but shot an 82 on Monday to fall well off the pace.
Colin Izzo of Washington and Jefferson shot a two over total of 146 to take individual honors while Nick Palladino of Rochester shot even par in the second round and was tied for second at 148.
Brady Garrett shot rounds of 84 and 86 for a 170 total and was tied for 71st with teammate Nick Sinsigalli, who shot 87 on Sunday and 82 on Monday for 170. Jack Reardon was the fifth Saint golfer, shooting back-to-back 87s to finish tied for 79th.
The Saints had a 319-329 total for 648. Carnegie Mellon won the tournament with rounds of 300 and 303 for a 603 total , three strokes ahead of Rochester which shot 304 and 302 for a 606 total.
CLARKSON SECOND AT NELSON INVITATIONAL
Yesterday sophomore Matt Blair (South Glens Falls, NY) and senior Rob Wood (Westford, VT) were, relative to their teammates on the Clarkson University Golf team, on the lower end of the spectrum of scoring, but the duo scorched the course to the tune of 72s on Sunday to help the Golden Knights take second place at the Duke Nelson Invitational which concluded Sunday.
Clarkson finished second among the 22 teams at the tournament with a two-day score of 597, just one stroke behind the host institution Middlebury College (596). Williams (599), Salem State (602) and Hamilton College (603) rounded out the top five.
Neither Blair or Wood had scores to scoff at after the first day, shooting 76 and 77, respectively, but only Blair finished in the Golden Knights top four on day one. On Sunday, the duo finished in a tie for fourth for the second round among the 114 competing golfers, scoring two-over par at the par-70, 6302-yard course. Blair finished with a two-day total of 148 (76-72) to place in a tie for ninth overall. Wood, one shot behind with a 149 (77-72), placed in a tie for 13th, along with teammate Tyler Cline (Tuxedo, NY), who shot 149 (74-75) as well. Sophomore Scott Henning (Vienna, VA) had an impressive first day and slid only slightly on day two, finishing in a tie for 25th with a two-day total of 152 (74-78). Evan Cody (Malta, NY) also finished in the top third of all golfers, recording a two-day total of 154 (76-78).