NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – Susquehanna senior John Jaques (Easton, Pa. / Easton Area) finished 13th overall out of 48 golfers at the first round of the 2011 Empire 8 Championships, held at Yahnundasis Golf Club on Sept. 17-18. As a team, SU finished the weekend in fifth place.
Jaques finished with a two-day total of 154 (80, 74) on the par-71, 5,847-yard course.
The Crusaders shot a team score of 626 (311, 315) over the two days. St. John Fisher, who hosted this year’s fall event, shot a team-best 591.
Freshman Patrick Neal (Pylesville, Md. / North Harford) finished only two strokes behind Jaques with 156 (74, 82). Sophomore Stephen Welkie (Allentown, Pa. / Allentown Central Catholic) finished with 159 (80, 79).
Senior Kevin Willet (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) (78, 87), senior Patrick DiMartino (East Hanover, N.J. / Hanover Park) (79, 86), and freshman Kevin Phelan (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte County Day School) (85, 80) all finished with 165.
|Team Results||Rd. 1||Rd. 2||Total|
|1. St. John Fisher||294||297||591|
|6. Stevens Institute of Technology||314||321||635|