GORHAM, Maine – The Castleton University men's golf team saw a pair of records fall Monday at the University of Southern Maine Fall Classic at Gorham Country Club in Gorham, Maine.
The Spartans posted a total score of 293 on the afternoon to finish the day +9 as a team—the best score relative to par in program history for a single round. Jacob Erwin also torched the program record for a single-round score by firing off a 67 to finish the day -4. The previous single-round record was 69, shared by three different golfers. Erwin finished the tournament in second place, posting a two-day total of 147.
Castleton finished second as a team with a two-day total of 615. The host Huskies were victorious, carding a two-day score of 597 as a team, while the University of New England was third at 631.
Nicholas Ojala shot back-to-back rounds of 75 to finish with a total of 150 to tie for fourth place, while Tripp Norris carded a career-low 74 to finish the tournament in a tie for 15th place with teammate Tom Kingsley at 159. Kingsley shot a second-round 77 after an opening-round 82.
USM's Tristan Dundas claimed individual medalist honors after shooting 75-70 (145), while teammates Parker Sanderson (149) and Greg Kalagias (150) finished third and fourth.
Castleton is back in action Saturday at Waterville Country Club for the North Atlantic Conference Championship in Waterville, Maine. The tournament will be hosted by Thomas College.