June 17, 2010

Men’s Golf Names 2010-2011 Captains

WORCESTER, Mass. The Holy Cross men's golf program has named seniors Colin Andrade (Assonet, Mass.), Tim McGovern (Oradell, N.J.) and James Widman (Middlebury, Conn.) as 2010-2011 team captains. This will be the second straight season in which all three seniors will lead the Crusaders.

With an average of 77.4 strokes this past season, Andrade ranked third on the team in this category and lowered his career average to an 80.2. Andrade won the Lou Flumere Invitational, as he was the first Crusader to win a tournament since 2007. Following that win in April, Andrade totaled 148 strokes over two rounds to finish 10th at the New England Division I Championship, and was named the AT&T Crusader of the Week.  Andrade was fifth on the team his sophomore season with an 82.5 average. In 2008, he led the Crusaders at the Assumption Shootout with a round of 75 which was good for a third place finish. His round of 75 tied for the third best round of the season on the team. As a freshman he ranked fourth on the team with an 80.6 average and had the best score on the team at the NEIGA Championship with a two-round total 155 and at the Lou Flumere Invitational with a 79. As a sophomore he was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

This past season, McGovern finished ninth on the team with an average of 83.0 strokes.  McGovern finished second on the team his sophomore season with an 80.9 average as he led the team four times in nine tournaments. His first round score of 74 at the Dartmouth Invitational was the second best round all season on the team. In the 2008 season, he finished first overall against St. Anselm with an 82. At the Patriot League Championship he tied with Widman for the best score on the team with a 238, to finish in a tie for 32nd place overall. McGovern shot a 78 in the first round, followed by a 77 in the second round and an 83 in the final round. As a freshman he was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

James Widman

Widman ranked fourth on the team this season with a 78.6 average.  In April, he was the top Crusader finisher at the Yale Spring Open, finishing eighth out of 12.  He led the team his sophomore season with an 80.7 average. He posted the lowest score on the team four times in nine tournaments that season as his second round score of 70 at the MacDonald Cup was the best round on the team all season. He tied with McGovern in 2008 for the best score on the team at the Patriot League Championship with 238, to finish in a tie for 32nd place overall. He shot a 77 in the final round, after carding a 79 in the second round and an 82 in the opening round. As a freshman he led the team with a 17th place finish and a score of 151 at the New England Division I Championship. For the season he had an 82.4 average. As a sophomore he was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.