October 8, 2012

MEN’S GOLF PLACES FOURTH AT DOMINICAN’S CHARGER CHALLENGE

Suffern, N.Y. – Sophomore Dan Molter (Port Crane, N.Y./Chenango Forks) tied for ninth place to lead the Le Moyne College men's golf team to a fourth-place finish at the sixth annual Charger Challenge hosted by Dominican College at the par-72, 6894-yard Spook Rock Golf Course.

St. Thomas Aquinas won the team competition with a 603. The Spartans registered a 303 in the first round and posted a 300 on Sunday. Concordia finished in second place with a 608 on rounds of 312 and 296, while Nyack placed third with a 623 on rounds of 317 and 306. After tallying a 319 on Saturday to place sixth, the Dolphins climbed the standings on day two for the second straight week with a 309. The host Chargers rounded out the top-five with rounds of 318 and 322 for a 640. Kai Rastetter from St. Thomas Aquinas earned medalist honors with a one-over par 145 on rounds of 73 and 72.

Molter landed in the ninth-place tie after carding a season-best 152. He posted a 77 on Saturday, his top opening-round score of the season, while registering a 75 in the second round. Freshman Aidan Fuller (Syracuse, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy) finished in a tie for 12th place after recording a season-best 155 on rounds of 80 and a season-best 75. Freshman Alex Kinkaid (Ballston Lake, N.Y./Shenendehowa) recorded back-to-back rounds of 78 for a 156 and a tie for 14th place. Sophomore Sam Eno (Dennis, Mass./Dennis-Yarmouth Regional) landed in a tie for 29th place after posting a 165 on rounds of 84 and 81, while classmate Dan Edwards (Elmira, N.Y./Elmira Free Academy) totaled a 170 on rounds of 86 and 84 to place in a tie for 40th place. Junior Jeff Brown (Cortland, N.Y./Cortland), playing individually, recorded a 174 (89-85) to place in a tie for 46th.

Le Moyne returns to action on Saturday and Sunday at the Saint Rose Fall Shootout at Pinehaven Country Club in Guilderland, N.Y.

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Le Moyne Scores

t9. Dan Molter 77-75 – 152, t12. Aidan Fuller 80-75 – 155, t14. Alex Kinkaid 78-78 – 156, t29. Sam Eno 84-81 – 165, t40. Dan Edwards 86-84 – 170, t46. Jeff Brown (Ind.) 82-93 – 175.

Team Scores
1. St. Thomas Aquinas 303-300 – 603, 2. Concordia 312-296 – 608, 3. Nyack 317-306 – 623, 4. Le Moyne 319-309 – 628, 5. Dominican 318-322 – 640, 6. UMass Lowell 318-323 – 641, 7. Felician 322-330 – 652, 8. Saint Rose 334-319 – 653, 9. Holy Family 340-332 – 672, 10. Chestnut Hill 344-343 – 687.