Oct. 9, 2012
The Siena men’s golf team could not make up any ground in the final round of the Connecticut Cup as they finished the tournament in 14th place in the 15-team field.
The Saints did shoot five shots better as team than their second round score with a 306, matching their best performance in the three round tournament. Louis Walsh led the way for Siena shooting a final round 74, which put his total to 230, which was tops on the team and 53rd overall.
Other notable finishers for Siena included John Van Vrenker who finished two strokes shy of the team lead and 59th overall after shooting a final round of 78. David Gushee and Riley McGraw finished in a tie for 63rd overall with a total of 233.
Three other MAAC schools participated in the fourth annual tournament. Fairfield University had the best finish with a share of third place overall, five strokes back from champion Hartford. Iona also placed well with an eighth place finish, led by Dylan Newman who finished second overall, one stroke behind individual champion Zack Zaback of Connecticut. Canisius College also competed, besting the Saints by 11 strokes and tying for 12th in the field.
The men’s golf team will next take the links for their last tournament of the fall at the Lehigh Invitational Oct. 20.