Athletics

Koh Paces Men's Golf at Trinity Invitational

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Nicholas Koh '14 paced the Jeffs at the Trinity Invitational, finishing tied for sixth in a field of 70 golfers.

HARTFORD, Conn. - Nicholas Koh ’14 carded a two-day total of 114 to lead the Amherst men’s golf team at the Trinity Invitational. Tied for sixth in a field of 70 golfers, the junior shot a four over par 40 during a weather shortened first round before turning in a two over par 72 on the second day of competition.

As a team, Amherst finished tied for seventh with a two-round tally of 485 (162-323). Host Trinity took home the top two spots in the 27-hole tournament with scores of 446 (149-297) and 461 (154-307), respectively, while Elms (470), Western New England (472) and Nichols (473) rounded out the top five.

Springfield College came in sixth (474), followed by Amherst and Manhattanville in a tie for seventh. Babson (493) and Anna Maria (507) placed ninth and tenth, respectively, with Worcester State (510) and Wesleyan (528) rounding out the field of 12.

Nichols’ Colin Whitney and Elms’ Nicholas Smith finished tied atop the individual standings with a two-day total of 111, while Anna Maria’s Nathan McNamara and Trinity’s Don Hunt and William Burchill finished one shot behind the pace with a two-round 112.

Ben Johnston ’13 shot an 82 on day two to finish second among Amherst golfers with a tournament total of 124, while Jarvis Sill ’15 finished with a two-round 125 (41-84). Alex Butensky ’13 and James Line ’16 each turned in a two-day 126, while Mark Colp ’13 rounded out the list of Jeff competitors with a 128 (43-85).

Amherst returns to action on Sept. 15-16 at Middlebury’s Duke Nelson Invitational.

Team Standings
1. Trinity (CT) (446-149-297)
2. Trinity (CT) (461-154-307)
3. Elms (470-153-317)
4. Western New England (472-159-313)
5. Nichols (473-157-316)
6. Springfield (474-163-311)
7. Amherst (485-162-323)
    Manhattanville (485-159-326)
9. Babson (493-168-325)
10. Anna Maria (507-184-323)
11. Worcester State (510-179-331)
12. Wesleyan (528-177-351)

Amherst Results
T6. Nicholas Koh (114-40-74)
T34. Ben Johnston (124-42-82)
T37. Jarvis Sill (125-41-84)
T42. Alex Butensky (126-43-83)
T42. James Line (126-39-87)
T47. Mark Colp (128-43-85)