UMass Dartmouth freshman Curtis Merritt was named as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon for his efforts in helping lead the Corsairs to a third place team finish at the Johnson & Wales Invitational over the weekend.
A resident of Wareham, Mass. and a graduate of Sturgis West High School, Merritt fired a two-day total of 155 on the par 70 North Kingstown (R.I.) Golf Course that included an opening round score of 77. Curtis ranked third among UMass Dartmouth’s competitors on the weekend, as the Corsairs posted a two-day team score of 617.
Head Coach Joel Baptista’s squad returns to action over Columbus Day weekend, as UMass Dartmouth travels to Gorham, Maine on Sunday morning to participate in the two-day Southern Maine Invitational.