MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men's golf team hit the fairways for the first time in 2014 Friday morning, finishing second overall at the SUNY Cobleskill Invitational held at the Cobleskill Golf & Country Club.
Morrisville State compiled a total 318 strokes on the day, falling short of invitational winner Cobleskill who turned in a 304 performance on the par 70 - 6,143 yard course.
Three Mustangs turned in a top 10 performance, including sophomore Darren Young (Woodstock, Ontario) who finished six over par (76) for a fourth place individual finish.
Senior Zac McMichael (Bancroft, Ontario) turned in a seventh overall finish with a score of 78 strokes on the day, while sophomore Brandon Davis (Manlius, N.Y.) finished tied for 10th turning in a score of 80.
Marc-Antoine Chaput (Mascouche, Quebec) finished 16th for the fourth scoring Mustang on the day, with a total 84, as Layne Martin (Findlay, Ohio) turned in a 27th individual place finish, shooting a 91.
Freshman Tim Vara (Rochester, N.Y.) shot 22 over par to finish in 30th for Morrisville State.
The Mustangs return to the greens Monday, traveling to SUNY Oswego for the Laker Invitational. Morrisville State will tee off at 1 p.m. in Oswego.
Morrisville State sets the world in motion for students. Curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President's Higher Community Education Service Honor Roll. The college was recognized, by U.S. News and World Report, in its top tier Best Regional Colleges list and ranked second among regional colleges nationwide for outperforming its anticipated graduation rate. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.