WATERBURY CENTER, Vt. – Junior Chance Whittemore (Skowhegan, Maine) carded an 83 on day one and shaved five strokes off that for a 78 on day two to finish in a tie for 10th place overall, at the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship at the Country Club of Vermont.
The Mariners placed ninth out of the 11 teams competing, with a team score of 708 (356-352). Husson University claimed the team championship for the fourth year in a row with a scored of 619 (307-312), followed closely by SUNY Delhi in second with a 622 (318-304).
SUNY Delhi's Daniel Christy earned individual medalist honors with a 148 (+4), while Salem State's Justin Serowik and Husson's Taylor Morang tied for second place with a score of 150.
Senior Joey Moir (Bangor, Maine) tied for 32nd overall with a score of 176 (87-89). Freshman Tyler McKenney (Castine, Maine) improved eight strokes from his day one score to finish in a tie for 41st place (98-90-188) and sophomore Connor Mersch (Holderness, N.H.) and junior Elliott Sibley (Lincoln, Maine) tied for 43rd with a two-day total of 189.
The Mariners will return to action in the spring at the McDaniel Invitational in March.