FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 22, 2012

 

HARPER TIES FOR SIXTH AS ANCHORMEN NARROWLY MISS WINNING THE WILDCAT INVITATIONAL

Cranston, R.I.-Junior Kyle Harper (Rehoboth, MA) tied for sixth (73 golfers) as Rhode Island College finished second (14 teams) at the Johnson & Wales Wildcat Invitational played at Cranston Country Club on April 21-22.

 

Husson finished one stroke better than the Anchormen with a two-day total score of 468 (313, 155; +44). The tournament was played over 27 holes as Sunday's action was limited to nine holes due to inclement weather.

 

Rhode Island College fired a two-day score of 469 (309, 160; +45). The Anchormen led by one strokes over Elms, which finished third, after yesterday's 18-hole round. Husson came from third place to edge RIC.

 

 

Junior Kyle Harper

 

Harper carded a 116 (74, 42; +10) at the tournament. Sophomore Tim Leigh (Somerset, MA) tied for 10th with a score of 117 (79, 35; +11).

 

Freshmen Patrick Ford (Halifax, MA) and Ryan Butler (Windham, NH) each tied for 12th. Ford (77, 41; +12) and Butler (79, 39; +12) each finished with a score of 118.

 

Freshman Ryan Sutherland (Rehoboth, MA) tied for 38th with a score of 119 (83, 42; +19).

 

Southern Maine’s Josh Hogan took home medalist honors for the tournament, carding a 110 (72-38; +4).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will be back at Cranston Country Club to play its annual "Ryder Cup" format match with the Wildcats on Friday, April 27.

 

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