GRANBY, Mass. — Elms College senior Henry Fall shot a two-over par 74 and the TrailBlazers carded a team score of 314 to tie for third in Tuesday's Blazers Spring Golf Invitational at Westover Golf Course in Granby.
Castleton (Vt.) State College won the event with a combined score of 307 to lead the 11-team field. The Spartans' Zachary Temple earned individual medalist honors with an even-par 72. Teammates Josef Ralbovsky shot a 77 and Daniel Hogan and Kyle Osborne each notched rounds of 79 to lead Castleton State in victory.
Temple shot a one-under-par 35 on the front nine, and was one over on the back nine with a 37 to post his round of 72.
Taylor Dunn paced MCLA with an 85 which placed him 32nd overall. Mitch Mullett shot an 89 while Padraig Dougherty was next with a 95. The Trailblazers finished in 11th place.
Rhode Island College finished second with a 309, followed by Elms and UMass-Dartmouth with total scores of 314. NCAA Division II Concordia College (N.Y.) finished fifth with 320, Westfield State University and Babson College tied for sixth with a combined score of 334, Emmanuel College placed eighth with 355, The Sage Colleges followed in ninth with a score of 358, Worcester State University collected a score of 367 and MCLA rounded out the field with a mark of 372.
Fall finished second with a 39 on the front nine and a 35 on the back nine (74) , while anchorman Jonathan Cooper and corsair Ryan Boldy secured third place rounds of 75. Another highlight of the day was MCLA's Chris Merriman who aced the par 3 eighth hole.
Blazers' junior Nick Smith (Enfield) finished tied for fifth with a round of 76, while freshman Chris Miele (South Hadley) and sophomore Brian Benson (Agawam) registered rounds of 80 and 84. Senior Tyler Cudnik (Hampden) added a round of 88.
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