Middlebury, Vt. -- September 18, 2011 -- The Springfield College men's golf team had a more than respectable finish this past weekend at the 28th Annual Duke Nelson Invitational in Vermont. The Pride placed fourth of 24 teams with a score of 609, just two strokes out of second place.
Skidmore College placed first with a score of 588, followed by Williams at 607. RPI finished third at 608, followed by Springfield at 609 and host Middlebury at 611.
The second five found Salem State and Manhattanville tied for sixth at 618, Trinity at 621, St. Lawrence at 622, and Amherst at 624.
The remainder had it at Elms and Babson (628), Hamilton (629), Western New England (632), Clarkson (639), Nichols (644), Johnson & Wales (647), St. Michael's (648), UMass Dartmouth (651), Castleton State (658), SUNY-Potsdam (661), Tufts (669), Wesleyan (694), and Worcester State (787).
Anthony Diliseo of Skidmore was the medalist with a score of 72-70=142. Nicholas Koh of Amherst placed second at 73-72=145.
For Springfield, senior Thomas Sangeloty (Unionville, Conn.) finished tied for 10th at 74-76=150. Up next was junior Kyle DiFranco (East Longmeadow, Mass.) at 74-77=151 in a tie for 14th. Junior Ryne McEvoy (Accord, N.Y.) was tied for 26th at 74-80=154. Junior Chris Vincent (Norwich, Conn.) was next at 78-78=156 in a tie for 39th. And sophomore Mike Nowakowski (East Hampton, Conn.) was tied for 72nd at 163.