GRANBY, Mass. – Elms College senior Henry Fall (Harpswell, Maine) shot a two-over par 74 and the Blazers carded a team score of 314 to tie for third in Tuesday's Blazers Spring Golf Invitational at Westover Golf Course in Granby, Mass.
Castleton 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.
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, Conn.) finished tied for fifth with a round of 76, while freshman Chris Miele (South Hadley, Mass.) and sophomore Brian Benson (Agawam, Mass.) registered rounds of 80 and 84. Senior Tyler Cudnik (Hampden, Mass.) added a round of 88.
Elms completes its 2013-14 season at the NCAA Division III Championship tournament on May 13-16 at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.