Men's Golf

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 2 NESCAC TITLES: 8 (1988-'89, '91-'95, '97)

Pair of Top-Five Golfers Lead Mammoths on Day 1 at Elms

Pair of Top-Five Golfers Lead Mammoths on Day 1 at Elms

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. -- Will Lonquist '20 and Nicholas Kumamoto '20 both carded +1 73's and are currently tied for fifth after the first day of play at the 2018 Blazers Fall Invite at Ledges Golf Club.

With Lonquist and Kumamoto leading the way, Amherst sits in third place out of 17 competing teams. The Mammoths shot 305 as a team, and trail Western New England by five strokes and leaders Husson University by just six strokes.

In the 87 golfer field, Amherst boasts four golfers in the top-25 after the first day of competition. Nicholas Sullivan '20 is tied for nineteenth overall with a +7 score of 79, while Jack Burlison '19 was one shot back of his teammate and is tied for twenty-third.

Cameron Clark '20 (+14, 86) rounds out the scoring for the Amherst squad who will look to challenge for the tournament crown on Sunday as the final round gets underway.