FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 8, 2017

 

RIC FINISHES THIRD AFTER FIRST ROUND
OF ELMS BLAZERS FALL INVITATIONAL

Amherst, Mass.--Senior Austin Cilley (Westerly, RI) carded a 72 and is currently in a tie for second place to help lead the RIC men’s golf team to a third place finish (302) after the first round of the 2017 Elms Blazers Invitational played at the Hickory Ridge Golf Course on Sunday afternoon.

 

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College (Team Score: 302) is currently in 3rd place (16 teams), while Babson (Team Score: 294) is currently in first place.

 

 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Sophomore Nathan Patterson (Conway, MA) is in a tie for seventh place (74), while junior Mike Caparco (Johnston, RI) is tied for 18th (76).

• Sophomore Connor Fillmore (Killingly, CT) is currently tied for 42nd (80).

• Freshman Connor Liebscher (Danielson, CT) is tied for 58th (84).

 

BY THE NUMBERS
• The par-72 Hickory Ridge Golf Course measures 6,427 yards and the tournament featured 16 teams with 80 golfers.

 

WHO'S NEXT
Rhode Island College will tee off in the second round of the Elms Blazers Invitational on Monday, October 9 (10 a.m.).

 

-end-