April 19, 2014



Cranston, R.I.-Sophomore Jonathan Cooper (Berkley, MA) earned individual medalist honors to lead the Rhode Island College menís golf team to a third place finish at the 2014 Wildcat Spring Invitational, hosted by Johnson & Wales University, on Friday and Saturday at the Cranston Country Club.


Rhode Island College took home the Spring Series Championship, placing first among the 13 schools that competed in the RIC Invitational, Hampton Inn Invitational and the Wildcat Spring Invitational.



 Sophomore Jonathan Cooper


The Anchormen fired a two-day score of 622 (312, 310; +54), but finished four strokes behind Endicott, who won the meet with a score of 618 (313, 305; +50). Husson (314, 304; +50) took second place on the weekend after the Gulls won the tiebreaker.  


Cooper posted a score of 151 (76, 75; +9) to finish in a tie for first place with RIC junior Ryan Butler (Windham, NH), who also scratched a 151 (73, 78; +9). Cooper, however, took home the individual title by winning the second hole of the playoff between the two teammates.




Rhode Island College senior Tim Leigh (Somerset, MA) finished in a tie for 20th after firing a 158 (81, 77; +16).


Junior Patrick Ford (Halifax, MA) finished in a tie for 34th (82, 81; +21), while sophomore Peter Camerlengo (Pembroke, MA) finished in a tie for 63rd (93, 80; +31).


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the 2014 Blazers Invitational, hosted by Elms College, on Tuesday, April 22 (10 a.m.).