April 26, 2013



Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College defeated Johnson & Wales, 10-6, in the third annual “The Cup” event, held at Triggs Memorial Golf Course on Friday afternoon. The event is between the only NCAA Division III golf teams in Rhode Island and mirrors the Ryder Cup format.


RIC senior Kyle Harper (Rehoboth, MA), junior Tim Leigh (Somerset, MA) and freshman Jonathan Cooper (Berkley, MA) each won three events on the day for the hosts.


Harper highlighted the Anchormen’s performance with an eagle on the par four, fifth hole (327 yards), by holing his second shot from 96 yards outs.




It is the last regular season competition for Rhode Island College, which will head to The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, Fla., for the 2013 NCAA Division III Championships on May 14.



R.J. Soares/Eddie Francis (RIC) Halved Nicholas DiBello/Ryan Boland (JWU)

Jonathan Cooper/Peter Camerlengo (RIC) Def. Pat Paulson/Brandon Kwok (JWU), 1 Up

Patrick Ford/Ryan Butler (RIC) Def. Jeffrey Piraino/Juan Fernandez (JWU), 3 & 2

Kyle Harper/Tim Leigh (RIC) Def. Mike Bubolo/Sam Parella (JWU), 1 Up



Tom Dunn/Brandon Kwok (JWU) Def. Brian Fitzgerald/R.J. Soares (RIC), 3 & 2

Jonathan Cooper/Peter Camerlengo (RIC) Def. Jeffrey Piraino/Jake Connor (JWU), 2 Up

Patrick Ford/Ryan Butler (RIC) Halved Same Parella/Mike Bubolo (JWU)

Kyle Harper/Tim Leigh (RIC) Def. Pat Paulson/Juan Fernandez (JWU), 2 Up



Ryan Boland (JWU) Def. Brian Fitzgerald (RIC), 3 &2

Jake Connor (JWU) Def. Eddie Francis (RIC), 5 & 3

Brandon Kwok (JWU) Def. Peter Camerlengo (RIC), 1 Up

Jonathan Cooper (RIC) Def. Jeffrey Piraino (JWU), 2 & 1

Mike Bubolo (JWU) Def. Ryan Butler (RIC), 2 & 1

Patrick Ford (RIC) Def. Sam Parella (JWU), 2 & 1

Tim Leigh (RIC) Def. Juan Fernandez (JWU), 3 & 2

Kyle Harper (RIC) Def. Pat Paulson (JWU), 2 & 1