WATERBURY CENTER, Vermont - University of Maine at Farmington golf team finished with a score of 340 on day two of the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship being played at the Country Club of Vermont located in Waterbury Center, Vermont. The score placed the Beavers in seventh place for the final results of the NAC Championship.
Sophomore Charles De Hass carded and team low 80 on the day, the score moved De Hass to a tie for 19th individually. Senior Eric Aguiar finished with an 87 and a two day total of 170 to finish tied for 23rd with teammate Matt Pelletier. Pelletier came in with an 84 on day two. Junior Justin Rodrigue was the fourth scorer with an 89 for a total of 175.
Husson University held onto the lead after a slow-moving day one to claim the 2018 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Golf Championship. Hitting par on 85 holes and leading the pack with 21 eagles, Husson had the low score of 619 (307, 312) by three strokes to runner-up SUNY Delhi - 622 (318, 304). The Broncos made a roaring comeback on day two, the best team round of the weekend, that nearly caught the 14-time champion Eagles. Salem State University finished in third place with a two day round of 624 (311, 323).
Castleton University finished fourth - 668 (332, 336), Northern Vermont University-Johnson fifth - 674 (340, 334) and SUNY Canton came in just behind in sixth place - 675 (337, 338). UMaine Farmington finished in seventh place - 682 (342, 340), Thomas College eighth - 703 (358, 345), and Maine Maritime Academy in ninth - 708 (356, 352).
Rounding out the field were MCLA - 777 (390, 387) and UMaine-Presque Isle - 849 (423, 426).
Husson will represent the NAC in the NCAA Division III men's golf championship this spring.
Sophomore Daniel Christy of SUNY Delhi won medalist honors with a two-day top score of 148 (75, 73), just one over par at the Country Club of Vermont (Waterbury, Vt.). The top rookie of the championship was Nick Ojala of Castleton, tying for 7th with 156 (78, 78). Both golfers earned All-Conference honors by way of their performance at the tournament.
First Team All-Conference
Daniel Christy, Sophomore, SUNY Delhi
Justin Serowick, Senior, Salem State
Taylor Morang, Senior, Husson
Mackenzie Clow, Senior, Husson
Eric Powers, Senior, Salem State
Gavin Dugas, Senior, Husson
Second Team All-Conference
Nick Ojala, Freshman, Castleton
Aaron Oliver, Junior, SUNY Delhi
Tom Rancour, Senior, SUNY Canton
Russell Herbert, Sophomore, SUNY Delhi
Chance Whittemore, Junior, Maine Maritime