MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Senior Nicholas Kumamoto '20 led Amherst men's golf in the opening round of the Duke Nelson Invitational, carding a 77 which tied him for 32nd overall at Ralph Myhre Golf Course on Saturday.
Kumamoto, who shot a 73 in last weekends fall opener, led Amherst by two strokes ahead of Will Lonnquist '20 who finished with a 79 and t-58th overall.
New York University and hosts Middlebury College lead the 23-team field, finishing with a combined score of 291.
Babson's Jackson Rothwell and Western New Englands Ryan Zogby lead all golfers with a 69 on day one.
Day two action will commence tomorrow morning to determine the 2019 Duke Nelson Invitational winners.