FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 27, 2015

 

COOPER NAMED GNAC MENíS GOLFER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College senior Jonathan Cooper (Berkley, MA) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week for his performance at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships on Oct. 25.26.

 

Cooper, who picked up his second career All-New England honor (2014), was the Div. III NEIGA Individual Champion. He carded a two-day score of 147 (73, 74; +3) to finish first among a field of 110 competitors.

 

 

 

Rhode Island College, which won the title a year ago, started the day two strokes behind Babson, but carded a two-day score of 618 (307, 311; +42) to finish six strokes ahead of the Beavers and Salem State in a 22-team field to claim back-to-back NEIGA Div. III titles.

 

The Anchormen, who won the Great Northeast Athletic Conference title for the fifth straight time on Oct. 18, are off until the spring. Rhode Island College will also be competing at the NCAA Div. III National Championships for the fifth consecutive campaign in May.

 

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