CRANSTON, R.I. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior Jared Fadding (Lenox, Mass.) closed out his Corsair career with a 75 (+3) in round two and a 159 overall to nudge the Blue and Gold to a tenth place finish in the Wildcat Spring Invitational this weekend at the Cranston Country Club.
Score: 649 (10th) of 19 teams | 328 First Round, 321 Second Round
How it Happened
The Corsairs finished just a hair behind Roger Williams University, as the Hawks carded a 648 to UMass Dartmouth's 649. Fadding, who turned in an 84 after Saturday's action, returned to shave nine off of his previous score to submit a team-best 159. The senior finished tied for 29thoverall alongside the likes of Salem State's Nick Stone and Eric Powers. Trailing close behind Fadding were junior teammates Tom Sheran (Marstons Mills, Mass.), Jackson Mitchell (Marion, Mass.) and fellow classmate Bryce Mitchell (Greenwich, Conn.). Sheran and (Bryce) Mitchell mirrored each other's performances during the weekend, each carding an 82 and 83 per round for a 165. (Jackson) Mitchell improved on his 82 from day one with an 81 this afternoon, completing his day with a 163.
The team victors stood within Husson University, who completed the event with a 602 (+34) following a 309 and 293 between Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The individual winner was Western New England's John Abbot, whose 73's (+1) in each round remained atop the leaderboard for a 146 (+4). Worcester State University Lancer Michael Jezierski was responsible for the best single-round performance of the weekend, as his 70 (-2) on Sunday earned himself a top-five finish.
T29 - Jared Fadding (159)
T48 - Jackson Mitchell (163)
T53 - Tom Sheran (165)
T53 - Bryce Mitchell (165)
T75 - Ben Bedarian (175)