FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

October 27, 2007

 

 

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE MENíS GOLF
PLACES FIFTH AT LITTLE EAST/GNAC
ALLIANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Providence, RI Ė The Rhode Island College menís golf team took part in the annual Little East Conference/Great Northeast Athletic Conference Alliance Championships, hosted by Johnson & Wales on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27.

 

The Anchormen placed fifth overall and third among Little East institutions with a two-day total of 647. The Anchormen compiled a score of 319 on Friday and 328 on Saturday. RIC was 28 strokes behind first place Johnson and Walesí total of 619.

 

RIC freshman Derek Jensen (Cumberland, RI) was the medalist, shooting a two-day total of 146, which was six over par and two strokes better than Southern Maineís Greg Mitchell. Jensen logged a score of 72 in the first round and shot a 74 in the second round. He finished first among a field of 39 golfers.

 

Freshman Kevin Smith (West Hartford, CT) placed 15th with a two-day total of 161 (82, 79). Sophomore Barrett Kern (Pawtucket, RI) tied for 21st overall with score of 167 (80, 87).  Freshman Tim Davis (Rochester, NY) placed 25th with a score of 173 (85, 88). Freshman Steve Zahn (West Warwick, RI) placed 26th with a score of 179 (90, 89).

 

Head Coach Greg Gammellís Anchormen are done for the fall and will resume action in the spring.

 

 

 Freshman Derek Jensen and RIC Head Men's Golf Coach Greg Gammell

 

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