Morrisville State men’s golf finishes fifth at NEAC Championships; Young named All-Conference

Morrisville State men’s golf finishes fifth at NEAC Championships; Young named All-Conference

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men's golf team shot a 685 across two days of North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship action hosted by Rutgers-Camden at the Pennsauken Country Club in Pennsauken, New Jersey. The course was a par-70, 6,250 yard venue.

Morrisville State's Darren Young (Woodstock, Ontario) turned in a total score of 156 across the two days, shooting a 79 and 77, respectively to finish sixth overall for the Mustangs, earning second team All-Conference accolades. Last year, Young was named to the third team.

Zac McMichael (Bancroft, Ontario) turned in a personal best performance at the championship, shooting 168 on combined scores of 85 and 83, to earn a 16th overall finish in the field of 39, while teammate Brandon Davis (Fayetteville, N.Y.) finished 22nd with is combined score of 174 (83-91).

Cody Holmes (Fort Ann, N.Y.) and Tim Vara (Rochester, N.Y.) rounded out team scoring tied for 32nd with a combined score of 192.

Rutgers University-Camden won the championship title, finishing +60 across the two-day event, and as followed by Penn State Abington who finished +96.

The Mustangs return to competition Tuesday, traveling to the Skenandoa Club in Utica for a match with the Pioneers.

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