UMass Dartmouth Golf Shoots Spring-Best 317 to Close Season

UMass Dartmouth Golf Shoots Spring-Best 317 to Close Season

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth golf team closed its year on a high note, registering its lowest single-round team score of the spring at 317 and placing junior Jared Fadding (Lenox, Mass.) and senior Michael Byron (Bourne, Mass.) in the top 10 individually at Elms College's Blazer Invitational on Monday.

The Basics
Score: 4th (317) out of 10 teams

How it Happened
Fadding posted his lowest score of the spring at 74 (+3), narrowly missing a four-way playoff in the top spot at 72 (+1) and tying for fifth overall. Closely behind was Byron at +4 (75), who shot his sixth sub-80 round of the spring season and tied for 8th overall.

Junior Nick Lombardo (Medway, Mass.) was the third of the five Corsairs to register below 80 on the day. Lombardo turned out his lowest score in competition this season at 79 (+8), placing 16th.

Both scoring in at 89 (+18) and tying for 41st were junior Bryce Mitchell (Beverly, Mass.) and freshman Jonathan Soule (North Easton, Mass.)

Inside the Numbers

  • Monday marks UMass Dartmouth's second fourth-place finish of the spring and third for the year, the second-best finish for the team on the 2016-17 year.
  • The Blazer Invitational was held at The Orchards Golf Course in South Hadley, Mass., playing at 6,187 yards and par 71.
  • Trinity (Conn.) took the team title at 300 (+16), and the Bantams' Will Rosenfield claimed three-hole, four-way playoff for the individual title.