CHARLESTOWN, R.I. – Sophomore Michael McCarthy (Tolland, Conn.) led the Holy Cross men's golf team for the first time this season with a two-round score of 150 as the squad finished 15th at the Northeast Invitational, held at the Shelter Harbor Golf Club in Charlestown, R.I. As a team, the Crusaders finished with 623 strokes for the two-day event, while McCarthy finished tied for 19th individually.
McCarthy would collect his low round of 72 on the second day after marking a 76 in the first round. The 72 was his lowest round of the fall season. Fellow sophomore Steve Zychowski (Mendham, N.J.) finished next, scoring a 151 to tie for 27th. Senior Colin Andrade (Assonet, Mass.) followed with a 156 while seniors James Widman (Middlebury, Conn.) and Tim McGovern (Oradell, N.J.) finished the scoring for Holy Cross with tallies of 168 and 169 respectively.
Columbia won the invitational with 588 strokes. Hartford's Matt Smith took the individual crown, finishing with 143 strokes, winning the playoff.
The Crusaders will wrap up the fall portion of their season on Oct. 18-19 at the NEIGA Championship. The event will be held at The Captain's Golf Course in Brewster, Mass.