Golf Places 12th at UMass Dartmouth Hampton Inn Invitational

Golf Places 12th at UMass Dartmouth Hampton Inn Invitational

North Dartmouth, Mass. - April 8, 2017 - The Springfield College golf team finished 12th in its first competition of the spring season at the UMass Dartmouth Hampton Inn Invitational on Saturday at Allendale Country Club.

As a team, the Pride totaled 683 strokes over the two-day event to place 12th out of a 17-team field.

A day after shooting a team-best 82, Mike Strong (Newington, Conn.) carded an 80 to lead Springfield's efforts.  Greg Allen (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) registered an 86 for the second-straight day, while freshman Matt Gazaille (Palmer, Mass.) totaled an 87 for a two-day total of 175.  Travis Price (Reading, Mass.) recorded an 88 for the second-consecutive round, and Doug Shane (Hamden, Conn.) rounded out the scoring with a 90.

Springfield will hit the links again on April 20 when it competes in the Western New England Invitational at nearby Veterans Golf Course.