Holy Cross Men's Golf Finishes Fourth At Mulekicker Fall Classic

James Widman

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Freshman Mike McCarthy (Tolland, Conn.) shot a team-best 145 and junior co-captain James Widman (Middlebury, Conn.) had a two-round score of 147 to lead the Holy Cross men's golf team to a fourth place finish at the Mulekicker Fall Classic this weekend in West Point, N.Y. McCarthy finished tied for eighth overall in the weekend competition and Widman was tied for 13th. The Crusaders finished with 599 strokes for the two-day event.

Holy Cross was in fourth place after Saturday's first round. McCarthy paced the Crusaders with a first-round 71 with Widman following close behind with a 74. Junior Colin Andrade (Assonet, Mass.) added a 76 on Saturday, followed by junior Tim McGovern (Oradell, N.J.) (81) and freshman Steve Zychowski (Mendham, N.J.) (84). Widman's 73 on Sunday led the team while McCarthy was close behind with a 74. Andrade and Zychowski both posted a 75.

Army won the competition with 560 strokes and also had the top three individual finishers. Hartford, Bryant, Holy Cross and Army's Gold team rounded out the top five.

The Crusaders are next in action Saturday, Oct. 3 and Sunday, Oct. 4 at the MacDonald Cup hosted by Yale in New Haven, Conn. The start times for action both days has yet to be announced.