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Sage golfers finish strong at Knight Invitational

Sage golfers finish strong at Knight Invitational

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Newburgh, NY – The Sage Colleges' men's golf team travelled to the Knights' Invitational hosted by Mt. St. Mary College at the Powelton Club, a par 70, 6193 yard course. Farmingdale State took home the championship title with a score of 292 for the day and had the medalist as well in Adam Larkin's round of 71 after winning the title on the second hole of a playoff.

Sage finished in third place with a 312 for the day in a six-team field. Sage had five players finish in the Top 25 on Friday afternoon paced by the play of Sage's senior captain Richie Christman (Johnstown, NY/Johnstown) and senior Zach Sullivan (Ballston Spa, NY/Burnt Hill-Ballston Lake) as the pair tied for seventh place with a score of 75 on the day, just five over par.

Team Standings

 Rank    Team                         Total    Par

1          Farmingdale State      292       +12

2          St. Joseph's College     309       +29

3          The Sage Colleges       312       +32

4          Purchase College        316       +36

5          Mt. St. Mary College              323       +43

6          Old Westbury              363       +83


 Player Standings

 Rank    Player                                   Team                          Total    Par

1          *Adam Larkin              Farmingdale State      71         +1

t2         Scott Sessions              Farmingdale State      71         +1

t2         Tony Siguil                   Purchase College        71         +1

4          Christian Bleck            St. Joseph's College     72         +2

5          Owen Heath    Mount Saint Mary College     73         +3

6          Rich Kelly                   Farmingdale State       74         +4

t7         Richie Christman        The Sage Colleges       75         +5

t7         Zachary Sullivan          The Sage Colleges       75         +5

t9         Chris Brosi                  Farmingdale State       76         +6

t9         Matt Pollock               Farmingdale State       76         +6

t11       Mike Allar                  Purchase College         77         +7

t11       Robbie Bray               St. Joseph's College      77         +7

13        James Sullivan            Old Westbury             78          +8

t14       Zac Campanelli           St. Joseph's College     79         +9

t14       Steven Etherton          Mount Saint Mary College     79         +9

16        Kevin Johnston            The Sage Colleges       80         +10

17        John Melandro            St. Joseph's College     81         +11

t18       DJ Ioele                      The Sage Colleges        82         +12

t18       Jeff Stopera                The Sage Colleges        82         +12

t18       Keith Zorn                  St. Joseph's College      82         +12

t21       Stephen McGrory        Mount Saint Mary College     83         +13

t21       Mike Wyckoff              Purchase College        83         +13

23        Camden Fix                Purchase College         85         +15

24        Anthony Bolella           Mount Saint Mary College     88         +18

t25       Kyle Bitsco                  Mount Saint Mary College      89         +19

t25       Brian Jordan               Old Westbury  89         +19


Rounding out the Gators competing on the day, rookie Kevin Johnston (Gloversville, NY/Gloversville) finished with a round of 80 to take 16th, while sophomore D.J. Ioele (Johnstown, NY/Johnstown) and senior Jeff Stopera (Scotia, NY/Scotia Glenville) tied for 18th place with an 82.

The Gators return to action on October 11 and 12 at the Saint Rose Fall Shootout at the Pinehaven Country Club (Guilderland, NY).