BRASELTON, Ga. - The Woodlands Course at the Elan Resort was not as kind to the Williams men's golf team on Wednesday as the Chateau Course was on Tuesday, as the Ephs finished tied for 24th place with Washington & Jefferson after day two at the 2008 NCAA Golf Championship. Williams missed the cut as the top 23 teams advance after the first two days of the tournament.
BRASELTON, Ga. - Williams College, the 2008 NESCAC Golf Champions, is in sole possession of 13th after day one at the 2008 NCAA Golf Championship at the Chateau Elan Resort hosted by Emory University and the Gwinnett Sports Commission. The Ephs posted a day one score of 313 (+29).
KENSINGTON, Conn. - First-year Drew Murray (Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.) and Jack Killea (Ridgefield, Conn.) each carded a score of 145 to lead Williams College to victory in the the 2008 NESCAC Golf Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington, Conn. The Ephs had a two-day score of 590, 13 strokes ahead of second place Hamilton. The Continentals finished tied with the Panthers of Middlebury with a score of 603, however Hamilton had the tie-breaker advantage.
KENSINGTON, Conn. - Williams College holds a 12-stroke lead over defending champion Middlebury after day one at the 2008 NESCAC Men's Golf Championship at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington, Conn. Hamilton sits in third place with 306, just three strokes behind Middlebury, and host Trinity is fourth with a score of 318.
HADLEY, Mass. - Trinity College, the winner of the NESCAC Fall Qualifier, will look to earn its first conference title in program history this weekend when the Bantams host the 2008 NESCAC Golf Championship. The Bantams will be joined by Hamilton, Middlebury and Williams for the two-day, 36-hole event at the Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington, Conn. The first group will tee off on Saturday, April 26, at 12:15 p.m. with the championship concluding on Sunday, April 27.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Middlebury College mens hockey and golf coach Bill Beaney has been listed among the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators by the Institute for International Sport. Other notables joining the schools 21-year veteran on the list were UCLA legend John Wooden, Duke mens basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and Tennessee womens basketball coach Pat Summitt.
HADLEY, Mass. Spurred by an even-par 72 on the second day of the NESCAC Golf Championship Qualifier, Trinity sophomore Josh Grossman (Great Neck, N.Y.) has been named the 2007 NESCAC Player of the Year. Grossman helped the Bantams earn the right to host the 2008 NESCAC Golf Championship in April by finishing atop the field of 50 with a two-day total of 146. Grossman is the third consecutive Trinity linksman that has earned NESCAC Player of the Year honors, after George Boudria received the award in 2005 and sophomore Reid Longley (Atlanta, Ga.) claimed it in 2006.
CLINTON, N.Y. - Trinity sophomore Josh Grossman (Great Neck, N.Y.) led the Bantams to a first-place finish at the two-day NESCAC Golf Championship Qualifier at The Skenandoa Club. Grossman finished with a 36-hole total of 146, including an even-par 72 in Sunday's final round, as Trinity ended up with a team score of 606. The Bantams earned the right to host the championship round in April of 2008.
CLINTON, N.Y. - Day one of the NESCAC Golf Qualifier at the Skenandoa Club witnessed the Bantams of Trinity College hold the lead over the field with a team score of 301 as sophomore Reid Longley (Atlanta, Ga.), the 2006 NESCAC Player of the Year, finished the day one stroke under par at 71. Trinity is followed closely by 2006 NESCAC Golf Champion Middlebury, as the Panthers are just one stroke behind. Hamilton sits in third 307, while Williams is fourth with 309. Day two of the NESCAC Golf Qualifier begins tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. The top four teams from the qualifier will earn the right to compete for the NESCAC Golf Championship during the last weekend in April at the top finisher from this weekend's action.
HADLEY, Mass. - Middlebury College, the 2006 NESCAC Golf Champions, will begin its title defense this weekend when the Panthers join the rest of the conference for the NESCAC Golf Championship Qualifier. The two-day, 36-hole qualifying event will be hosted by Hamilton College at the Skenandoa Club in Clinton, N.Y., with the top four teams advancing to the championship round in the spring. The first group will tee off on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11:00 a.m., and the qualifier will conclude on Sunday, Sept. 30.