October 23, 2014



Providence, R.I.-Junior Jonathan Cooper (Berkley, MA), senior Patrick Ford (Halifax, MA) and Head Menís Golf Coach Greg Gammell were recognized by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) for their success in the fall season.


Cooper earned medalist honors at the GNAC Championship on Oct. 18-19, shooting a two-day total of 142 (70, 72, +2). By virtue of his win at the event, Cooper was named GNAC Player of the Year and earned First Team All-GNAC honors. He was also named to the GNAC Menís Golf Sportsmanship Team for gentlemanly play. Cooper is averaging a score of 74.4 in five events this season. In addition to his win at  the GNAC Championships, Cooper was the medalist in RICís victory at the Elms Blazersí Invitational on Sept. 24.



 Junior Jonathan Cooper


Ford joined Cooper on the First Team All-GNAC squad. He finished in second place at the GNAC Championships, shooting a 143 (74, 69, +3). His second day score of 69 marks the first under-par round for any Anchormen golfer this season. On the year, Ford has tallied one victory (MCLA Invitational on Sept. 18) and two second place finishes and is averaging a score of 75.



 Senior Patrick Ford


Gammell was selected as the GNAC Menís Golf Coach of the Year award for the fourth consecutive season. The Anchormen shot a 587 (292, 295) to take first place at the GNAC Championship on Oct. 18-19 to win the title for the fourth straight year and secure a berth in the 2015 NCAA Div. III Menís Golf Championships. The first day score of 292 and the total of 587 are a GNAC championship record. As a team, the Anchormen have earned victories in four of the five events this fall.



 Head Coach Greg Gammell


The Anchormen resume action on Sunday and Monday, Oct. 26-27 when they compete at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships at Captains Country Club in Brewster, Mass.