Holy Cross Men's Golf Takes Second At Nichols Invitational

John Weber

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore Andrew Wong (Wailuku, Hawaii) finished fourth and junior John Weber (Branford, Conn.) tied for sixth to lead the Holy Cross men's golf team to second place at the Nichols Invitational Sunday at the Green Hill Golf Course in Worcester, Mass. Wong shot a four-over-par 76 and Weber carded a 78.

Freshman Robert Machado (Miami, Fla.) made his collegiate debut for Holy Cross, shooting an eight-over-par 80 on the day and finishing tied for ninth. Junior James Burokas (Brant Rock, Mass.) tied for 36th with an 88. Junior Meghan Doherty (Westerly, R.I.) of the Holy Cross women's golf team also participated, finishing tied for 53rd with a 93.

The Crusaders finished just one shot out of first place. UMass-Dartmouth won the team competition with a 319. Holy Cross combined for a 320, followed by Endicott and Nichols, who tied for third with a 326. Brandeis and Johnson and Wales tied for fifth with a 329. Bob Bruso of Worcester State finished first individually, shooting a 69. He was the only participant to finish under par.

The weekend continues for Holy Cross men's golf. Members of the team are participating in the Southern New Hampshire Invitational at the Passaconway Country Club in Litchfield, N.H. The first round was finished Sunday with round two on Monday, Oct. 12. The action will tee off at 9:00 a.m.