Men's Golf Fifth at NESCAC Qualifier

Phin Choukas tied for eighth overall.
Phin Choukas tied for eighth overall.

The Middlebury men's golf team finished one spot shy of qualifying for the NESCAC Championship, placing fifth overall at the fall qualifier. Middlebury shot a 300 on day one and a 304 on Sunday for a two-day total of 604. Williams won the event and the right to host the spring championship with a 586, followed by Tufts (588), Hamilton (595) and Trinity (597). Action took place at the Sandy Burr Country Club and was hosted by Tufts. Middlebury returns to action on October 12-13 at the Saratoga Invitational.

Phin Choukas (74-75) and Jordan Bessalel (76-73) both finished in a tie for eighth place, each coming in with a 149. Jeffrey Giguere was one spot back in a tie for 12th place, earning a score of 150 (71-79). Sean McGarrity was next for the Panthers with a 156 (79-77), followed by David Packer (79-81).