Men's golf ties for 3rd at NESCAC Spring Opener
Hamilton College men's golf tied for third place out of eight teams at the 2014 NESCAC Spring Opener on April 20.
The two-day, 36-hole tournament was held at Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass. The course played to a par of 71.
Hamilton's Greg Scott '14 tied for second place out of 45 golfers at 5-over 147 in the final tournament of his collegiate career. Scott carded a 74 on Saturday and went one shot better with a 73 on the last day. He is a three-time all-region selection and earned an All-America award in 2011 after his freshman year.
Bayard Geeslin '16 tied for 14th place at 154 in his first tournament for the Continentals. Geeslin's 1-over 72 on the first day was the best round by a Hamilton player all weekend.
Chris Bousquet '16 tied for 22nd place at 157 thanks to the 77 he posted on the final day. Gipper Gailor '15 and Matthew Yung '16 tied for 27th place at 160. Gailor recorded a 78 on Saturday and Yung fired a 74 on Sunday.
The Continentals were in second place after the opening round with a four-person team score of 304. Hamilton did just one shot worse in the final round at 305 but fell to third place and ended up with a total of 609 strokes. This was the final event for the Continentals in 2013-14.
Trinity College's Greg Palmer was the individual medalist at even-par 142. Williams College captured the team title at 593 and Middlebury College was runner-up at 601.