Southern Maine Fourth After Day One at Bowdoin Invitational
BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Led by senior Brendon Croteau (Lewiston, Maine), the University of Southern Maine golf team sits in fourth place, just five strokes off the pace, after the first day of play at the annual Bowdoin College Invitational held at the Brunswick GC. The final round of the 36-hole event will be played Sunday with nine teams within a dozen strokes of the lead.
Croteau carded a 3-over par 75 to finish Saturday's opening round in a three-way tie for second place, one shot behind leader Brendan Donovan of St. Joseph's College. Croteau went out in an even par 37 on the front side before posting a 3-over 38 on the back side. He had three birdies and six bogeys on his card.
Senior Greg Kalagias (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy) is in a logjam at 6-over par after shooting a 78, Senior Tristan Dundas (Abbotsford, B.C.) posted an 81, and classmate Parker Sanderson (Bangor, Maine) had an 85 to give the Huskies a four-man aggregate score of 319.
Nichols College leads the team standings after day one with a score of 314. Host Bowdoin College and Providence College are tied for second at 317.
Final round play resumes Sunday morning.