Golf Moves Up Two Spots To Finish 38th At NCAA Division III Championships
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. -- The Babson College golf team finished up the program's eighth-ever appearance a the NCAA Championships with a strong second round on the El Campeon course at the Mission Inn Resort on Wednesday, as the Beavers carded a team score of 328 to move up two spots to 38th place in the field of 41 Division III teams. As one of the 26 schools to miss the cut after day two of the four-day competition, Babson finishes with a final team score of 666.
For the second straight day, the Beavers were led by a strong performance from junior Wesley Tryhane (Stamford, Conn.), who followed up Tuesday's round of 81 by carding a 78 to finish 124th overall with a two-day total of 159. He was followed by senior captian Joe Young (Westwood, Mass.), who concluded his remarkable Babson career by firing a second-round 80 to place 147th in the country with a combined score of 162.
Rounding out the Beavers' scoring four were sophomore Will Weimar (Nesconset, N.Y.) and first-year Andrew Lepine (Litchfield, N.H.), who each turned in rounds of 85 on Wednesday. As a result, Weimar finished 192nd overall with a score of 173, while Lepine came in 201st with a 178. First-year Andrew King (Marlborough, Mass.) shot 90 on day two for a tournament total of 177, placing him 200th in the final individual standings.
This was Babson's eighth national tournament appearance overall and first since 2002.