Crusaders Finish Sixth at Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate
SIMSBURY, Conn. – Senior Jake Peer finished in a tie for fifth place as an individual, to lead the Holy Cross men’s golf team to a sixth-place finish out of 13 schools in the Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate at the Hop Meadow Country Club. Peer totaled 146 strokes over two rounds to finish at two-over par, while his Sunday round of two-under par (70) was the lowest of hte day and tied for the lowest of the entire tournament.
Senior Joe Egan tied for seventh place overall with 147 strokes, while sophomore Connor Phillips tied for 43rd with 156 strokes. Senior Ryan McGuirk tied for 50th with a score of 158, and sophomore Paul Carey tied for 65th with a 164.
Sacred Heart won the team title with a two-round total of 585 strokes, while Holy Cross totaled 604 strokes. Saptak Talwar captured the individual crown on the second hole of a playoff, after finishing at one-under par (143 strokes).
The Crusaders return to action when they take part in the Hartford Hawks Invitational at the Bull’s Bridge Golf Club in South Kent, Conn., from Sept. 17-18.