Holy Cross Men's Golf Takes 15th At MacDonald Cup

Andrew Wong

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Freshman Steve Zychowski (Mendham, N.J.) shot a team-best 221 as the Holy Cross men's golf team to 15th at the MacDonald Cup at the Course at Yale in New Haven, Conn., in its second competition of the fall. Zychowski improved his score in each round, shooting a 75 in the first round and following it up with scores of 74 and 72. He tied for 44th individually.

Junior co-captain Colin Andrade (Assonet, Mass.) came in second for the Crusaders, tying for 56th with a 226 on rounds of 74, a personal-best 70 and 82. Junior James Widman (Middlebury, Conn.) was third for Holy Cross with a 232 (66th place), followed by freshman Michael McCarthy (Tolland, Conn.) with a 237 (71st) and sophomore Andrew Wong (Wailuku, Hawaii) with a 239 (72nd).

Yale won the team title shooting a 2-over-par 842 in the tournament. Iowa State was second, three strokes off the lead. St. Edward's, Rhode Island and Central Connecticut rounded out the top five. Holy Cross finished 14 strokes behind Fordham.

The Crusaders return to action next weekend with two events. Some members of the team will participate in the Nichols Invitational at the Green Hills Golf Course in Worcester, Mass. on Oct. 11. Others will travel to the Passaconway Country Club in Litchfield, N.H. for the Southern New Hampshire Invitational on Oct. 11-12.