September 7, 2010
Men's Golf Team Tees Off Season In Two Events
Schedule: Tuesday, Sept. 7 at Assumption
Shootout, Blackstone, Mass., 8:00 a.m.
Sunday-Monday, Sept. 12-13 at Blue Devil Invitational,
Wethersfield, Conn., 8:00 a.m.
- The Holy Cross men's golf team begins the 2010 fall season at
the Assumption Shootout, held at the Blackstone Country Club in
Blackstone, Mass. on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Tee time is set for 8:00
a.m. The squad last played in the shootout back in 2008, placing
fourth out of seven teams. Senior captain Colin Andrade
(Assonet, Mass.) led the Crusaders with a round of 75 and
tied for third place individually.
- The Crusaders will also participate in the Blue Devil
Invitational, hosted by Central Connecticut on Sunday-Monday, Sept.
12-13. The competition will be held at the Wethersfield Country
Club in Wethersfield, Conn. The squad last played in the Blue Devil
invite back in the 2006 fall season, finishing sixth out of 11
- The 2010 Holy Cross men's golf team will feature a hefty
14-deep roster, providing the squad a lot of depth. This year's
team is the largest head coach Bob Molt has carried in his 35 year
tenure. Leading the way for the second straight year will be senior
captains Colin Andrade (Assonet, Mass.),
McGovern (Oradell, N.J.) and James Widman
(Middlebury, Conn.). Andrade was a first team All-New
England selection after playing a career-high 17 rounds in his
junior campaign. He also marked a career-low round of 68 at the New
England Championship. McGovern returns after playing in eight
rounds his junior season, finishing with a stroke average of 83.
Widman tied for the most rounds played on the team (20) and was the
low scorer for the team at the Yale Spring Open.
- There will also be five new faces on the Crusaders roster, as
four golfers qualified for the team after this past weekend's
qualifier. The newcomers include senior Mitch
Sumner (Milton, Mass.) and freshman Matt
Campbell (York, Maine), Tim
DiStefano (Albany, N.Y.), Brodie
Stone (Concord, Mass.) and Stephen
Winslow (Concord, Mass.).
- Bob Molt returns for his 35th season as head coach of the Holy
Cross men's and women's golf teams in 2009-2010. A graduate of
Arizona in 1972, Molt took over the head coaching duties in 1976
from Holy Cross Hall of Famer Gerry Anderson. Last season, six of
Molt's golfers were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor
- Also receiving honors for their performances from last season
were sophomores Michael
McCarthy (Tolland, Conn.) and Steve Zychowski
(Mendham, N.J.). McCarthy was named first team All-New
England and second team All-Patriot League while Zychowski was
selected to the first team All-Patriot League. Zychowski also made
headlines this summer as he qualified for the 2010 U.S. Amateur