BREWSTER, Mass. – Endicott closed out their fall campaign
this week by placing eleventh at the 77th annual New
England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship. The
event featured 168 golfers from 35 colleges and universities and
was held on the 36-hole Captains Course on Cape Cod.
Endicott golfers over two days shot a 628, 52 strokes over par, and tied for eleventh place with Western New England and Franklin Pierce University.
Endicott co-captain Jackson Wyman (Falmouth, Maine) was the Gulls’ top scorer, tying for 3rd overall with a four-over-par 148 across two days. Wyman shot a 73 on day one and was tied for fourth and then followed it with a 75 on the second day of competition.
Brett Malboeuf (Shrewsbury, Mass.) improved on a first day 81 with a 76 to finish +13, in a large tie for 48th place, while Jack Carroll (West Hartford, Conn.) shot a 161 to tie for 92nd place. Carroll also had a better second, following an 82 with a 79. Sophomore Nick Erlichman (Shrewsbury, Mass.) was the final scorer for Endicott, shooting a 163 to tie for 104th place.
The New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) has been in existence since 1934, includes 44 member colleges and universities in New England and is considered to be the oldest and largest college golf tournament. It is unique in that Divisions I, II and III compete together.
Division 2 school Bentley won the event with a 606, 30 over par on the weekend. Bryant University was a stroke behind while UMass Lowell was three strokes back in third place.
The NEIGA Invitational was the final event on the men’s golf team fall season. The Gulls will get ready for the ECAC Division III Championship, which they have qualified to compete in next spring.