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Red-Hot Sharaf Paces Jeffs at District Shootout

April 25, 2004

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - Behind a ninth-place individual showing by junior captain Justin Sharaf (Danvers, MA), the Amherst College menís golf team posted a seventh-place team finish at the District 1 Shootout, hosted by Williams College at the Taconic Golf Club over the weekend.

Sharaf, who claimed individual medallist honors for the first time in his collegiate career last week at the Skidmore College Palamountain Invitational, shot a two-day total of 77-78-155 at Williams, 13 strokes behind St. Lawrence Universityís Kyle Rank, who won the individual title at even-par (71-71-142).

Amherst rookie Sean Jules (Chicago, IL) fired a 79 on Sunday to tie for 30th individually. He was followed by sophomore teammate David Litt (Bethesda, MD), who tied for 43rd, rookie Drew Russ (Maui, HI), who tied for 50th and junior Mike Valentine (Topsfield, MA), who tied for 52nd.

Skidmore College won the team championship at 47 over par (312-303-615).

Amherst returns to action with the Little Three Championships, hosted by Wesleyan University, this Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.

Sat-Sun, April 24-25, 2004 - Taconic Golf Club - Williamstown, MA
TEAM RESULTS
1) Skidmore College (312-303-615) +47
2) St. Lawrence (318-300-618) +50
3) Williams College (324-310-634) +66
4) Hamilton College (321-315-636) +68
5) Mass.-Dartmouth U of (319-324-643) +75
6) Salem State College (323-326-649) +81
7) Amherst College (334-328-662) +94
8) Worcester State Col. (338-329-667) +99
9) Babson College (338-337-675) +107
10) Trinity College (CT) (344-335- 679) +111
11) Middlebury College (349-332-681) +113
12) Clarkson University (361-337-698) +130

AMHERST INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
T-9) Justin Sharaf (77-78-155)
T-30) Sean Jules (85-79-164)
T-43) David Litt (84-85-169)
T-50) Andrew Russ (88-86-174)
52) Mike Valentine (89-86-175)