AUSTIN CILLEY WINS HAMPTON INN INVITATIONAL

Austin Cilley
Austin Cilley

North Dartmouth, Mass.—Rhode Island College senior Austin Cilley (Westerly, RI) earned medalist honors with a first place finish after shooting a 146 (69, 77) at the Hampton Inn Collegiate Invitational, hosted by UMass Dartmouth at Allendale Country Club on Friday and Saturday.

 

THE BASICS

• Rhode Island College took home third place with a team score of 621 (311, 310) over the 36-hole tournament. Trinity won the team title with a score of 606 (299, 307). The course was a par-72 that measured 6,764 yards and the tournament featured 18 teams from throughout New England.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Cilley finished first with a 146 (67, 77) in the field of 98 golfers.

• RIC junior Mike Caparco (Johnston, RI) (81, 76) and sophomore Nathan Patterson (Conway, MA) (80, 77) finished tied for 23rd with matching 157's.

• RIC senior Josh Macera (Cranston, RI) was tied for 39th with a 161 (80, 81)

 

WHAT'S NEXT

• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Worcester State Invitational on Tuesday, April 17.