Mersch Leads Mariners at Hampton Inn Collegiate Invite

Mersch Leads Mariners at Hampton Inn Collegiate Invite

NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Maine Maritime Academy golf finished 18th out of 18 teams at the two-day Hampton Inn Collegiate Invite hosted by University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth with an overall team score of 705.

Connor Mersch (Holderness, N.H.) carded an 85 on day one and an 83 on day two, for a total of 168, to finish tied for 67th place overall and lead the Mariners. Joey Moir (Bangor, Maine), the Mariners' leader after day one, carded an 84 on Friday and a 90 on day two to place 78th. Chance Whittemore (Skowhegan, Maine) tied for 89th place (93-88), Logan Peacock (West Gardiner, Maine) finished 92nd (95-88) and Zachary Foss (Saco, Maine) rounded out the team, tied for 94th (100-97).

Trinity College took the team victory, placing four golfers in the top 10, with a team score of 606. Rhode Island College's Austin Cilley claimed individual medalist honors with a two-day total of 146 (69-77).