Crusaders Set To Compete In Patriot League Championship

Connor Burfeind

Scoreboard: Assumption Shootout, 1st of 7 teams, Heritage Country Club, Charlton, Mass., 4/16
Schedule: Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, Patriot League Championship, Saucon Valley Country Club, Bethlehem, Pa., 8:00 a.m. 

  • The Holy Cross men's golf team won its first tournament of the 2012-2013 season as it claimed the Assumption Shootout on Tuesday, April 16 at Heritage Country Club in Charlton, Mass. The Holy Cross "Purple" team shot a team score of 301 (+17), while the Holy Cross "White" team finished in fourth place with a combined score of 314 (+30).
  • This week, the Crusaders will compete in the 2013 Patriot League Men's Golf Championship held at the Saucon Valley Country Club on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28.
  • At the Assumption Shootout, senior co-captain Steve Zychowski (Mendham, N.J.) claimed medalist honors as he shot an even-par 71 to lead the purple team. The win was his second medalist honor of the season as he leads the Crusaders with an 18-hole average score of 75.4
  • In addition to Zychowski for the purple team, junior Tim DiStefano (Albany, N.Y.) placed in fourth as an individual with a plus-four, 75, as senior co-captains Roberto Machado (Miami, Fla.) and Michael McCarthy (Tolland, Conn.) shot a 77 (+6) and 78 (+7), respectively.
  • Holy Cross junior John Reali (Searingtown, N.Y.) led the white team with a scorecard of 77 (+6). Crusaders junior Ryan Kessler (Garden City, N.Y.) and sophomore Craig Norton (Foxboro, Mass.) shot scores of 78 (+7).
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