Warwick, R.I. – June 8, 2017: the CCRI Knights golf team continued play in the Division III Golf National Championship at Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua, NY. The Knights shot a 365 in the second round after shooting a 350 in the first round to give them a two day total of 715. Georgia Military College leads the Nationals with an impressive 607 two day total after shooting a 300 on the first day and 307 on the second day.
The Knights were led by Tyler Boisclair (West Warwick, RI) on the second day shooting a team low 85 on the second day to give him a two day total of 173. Tri-Captain Matt O’Brien (Portsmouth, RI) shot a 90 on the second day following up his first day 81 to give him a two day total of 171 which leads the Knights. Freshman Aaron Bento (Seekonk, MA) shot a 93 on Wednesday after shooting an 87 on day 1 to give him a two day total of 180. Tri-Captain Sam Caron (Cumberland, RI) shot a 97 on Wednesday after shooting a 84 on Tuesday to give him a two day total of 191. Tri-Captain Meghan Rocheleau (Warwick, RI) shot a 118 on Wednesday which was one stroke better than her Tuesday score of 119 to give her a two day total of 237 but her scores were not used towards the team total either day.
The individual leader in the tournament is Mitchell Steiner from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College who shot a 72 on Wednesday following-up his 68 on Tuesday to give him a two day total of 140 which is four under par. Steiner is followed closely by defending individual champion Dante Migliore from Mohawk Valley CC who shot a 71 ion Wednesday after shooting a 7o in his first round putting him at 141 after two days just one stroke behind Steiner at three under par. Floris Veth of Georgia Military, Ross Moore of Nassau and Ashton Denton of Georgia Military are all tied at 146 just two over for the tournament to round out the top five.
The Knights tee off today beginning at 10:20 with Matt O’Brien and concluding with Meghan Rocheleau at 10:52. To follow all the action and get the latest scores and tournament statistics click here.
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The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 16,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.