Mammoths Shoot 316 in Opening Round of Duke Nelson Invite

Mammoths Shoot 316 in Opening Round of Duke Nelson Invite

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.

Cameron Clark '20 matched Lonnquist's 79 card while Nick Sullivan '20 and Brian Aslanian '22 each shot an 81 through the opening 18 holes.

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.