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Wesleyan Returns to Action at Wildcat Spring Invitational

Photo by Steve McLaughlin
Photo by Steve McLaughlin

CRANSTON, R.I – The Wesleyan University golf team returned to competition at the Wildcat Spring Invitational hosted by Johnson and Wales University at the Cranston Country Club. This was the first outing for the team since September's NESCAC Championship Qualifier, as the Cardinals finished in a tie for 16th in the 20-team field with a final score of 663.

Amherst College finished the final day of the invitational in first place with a score of 596, the only team to score below 600 over the two days. They were followed closely by Providence College and host team Johnson and Wales who scored 600 and 605, respectively. Husson University (613) and Springfield College (619) rounded out the top five finishing teams.

Amherst's Cole Vissicchio finished in first place as an individual, shooting a 143 which was one over par. Finishing just behind him was Gavin Dugas of Husson University who shot a 144. Mike Strong and Hunter DiLorenzo of Springfield College and Johnson and Wales, respectively, tied for third place at 147.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Freshman Noah Cate impressed at his first spring invitational, earning an individual tie for seventh place, with a two-day score of 151.
  • Fellow freshman Eli Epstein-Lubow finished in a tie for 76th by shooting a 168 over the weekend.
  • Captain Elliott Witdorchic '20 shot a 171 in the tournament which earned him a tie for 82nd.
  • Bryan Chong '21 finished in a tie for 86th with a final score of 173 after the second day.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals will next compete at the Williams Spring Invitational on April 20th and April 21st at the Taconic Golf Club.

-- Recap by Dom Vazquez '20 --