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Men's Golf Plays to Sixth Place at District One Shootout

April 28, 2002

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - The Amherst men's golf team landed in sixth place at the District One Shootout, hosted by Williams College at the Taconic Golf Club on April 27th and 28th. The host Ephs cruised to a first-place, +19 win in the twelve-team field, followed by Babson College and Husson College. Middlebury College grabbed fourth place, and Skidmore College came in fifth.

Four Jeffs ended the weekend at nine strokes over par. Senior captain Mike Blaisdell (South Strafford, VT) shot a 40-40-80 over the two-day event, and junior Jude Volek (New York, NY) came up with a 38-42-80 showing. First-years Justin Sharaf (Danvers, MA) and Mike Valentine (Topsfield, MA) played to a 41-39-80 and a 40-40-80, respectively. Senior Steve Collins (Beverly Hills, MI) shot a 40-44-84 to round out the weekend.

District One Shootout - Taconic G.C.

Team Scores
1. Williams College - 303 +19
2. Babson College - 309 +25
3. Husson College - 315 +31
4. Middlebury College - 316 +32
5. Skidmore College - 319 +35
6. Amherst College - 320 +36
7. St. Lawrence University - 322 +38
7. UMass-Dartmouth - 322 +38
9. Worcester State College - 324 +40
10. Western New England College - 328 +44
11. New York University - 331 +47
11.Hamilton College - 331 +47

Individual Scores
21) Mike Blaisdell - 40-40-80 +9
Jude Volek - 38-42-80 +9
Justin Sharaf - 41-39-80 +9
Mike Valentine - 40-40-80 +9
50) Steve Collins - 40-44-84 +13