June 24, 2014
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - A total of 32 foursomes enjoyed a fun day of golf with Siena Athletics' coaches, administrators and student athletes at the 18th Annual Saints Alive! Shootout held Monday, June 16th at Shaker Ridge Country Club in Albany. The annual fundraising event, which benefits the Sports Medicine Department, included an online auction which remains open for bidding through Thursday, June 26th at noon.
To place a bid on the online auction, click the "bid now!" button at the top of the release which includes a detailed description of each item. Auction items include: a twosome of golf with men's basketball head coach Jimmy Patsos and assistant coach Greg Manning at Saratoga National, the Ultimate Saints Experience, dinner with Patsos and staff at 677 Prime, an autographed CBI Champions framed jersey, four tickets to the New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers, a framed painting of the Black Course at Bethpage and two tickets to Demi Lovato's World Tour at Times Union Center.
At the Saints Alive! Shootout, the foursome of Kip Kirby, John Smith, Tom Huerter and Tim Robillard won the annual shootout on the 18th hole. The foursome represented the cross country team which had $1,000 added to its budget.
The lowest gross score of 54 was held by the foursome of Andrew Kinley, Ray Kinley, Jim Ryan and Matt Ryan. Three foursomes tied for the lowest net score - Amy George, Tricia George, Kim Skiba and Michelle Brown, Kirby, Smith, Huerter and Robillard and Jay Singh, John McCann, Ryan Smith and Arthur Smith.
Each hole was administered by coaches and student athletes from all of Siena's athletic programs. Multiple holes included special promotions including "Beat the Coach" on the fourth hole against Patsos.
Ryan Kelley was the men's winner for being closest to the pin on the fourth hole and the women's winner was Michelle Brown. On the 16th hole the men's winner was Sheremata Paul and the women's was Laura Remia. Remia was also the women's winner for the longest drive, while Mike Schreiner held that distinction for the men. Kip Kirby had the straightest drive.