Whelan 3rd, Saints golf team tie for 2nd at ECAC Championships
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 9:10 pm

Sophomore Jack Whelan tied his low collegiate score as a Saint with a second round 69 on Sunday and finished fourth overall, helping St. Lawrence University's men's golf team to a tie for second in the ECAC Atlantic Division III Golf Championship at Blue Heron Hills Golf Course in Macadon.

Whelan shot 80 in the first round, but came back with the best score of the tournament on the challenging Blue Heron course with a 69 on Sunday to claim fourth in a 45 player field.

The Saints tied with Clarkson with a two-day total of 631, shooting 321-310 to trail champion St. John Fisher which won with a best four of five score of 602.

Jeff Duggan posted a top ten finish for the Saints with rounds of 76 and 80 to finish eighth at 156 while Graham Niles tied for 12th with rounds of 80 and 70 for a 159 total. John Harris shot 85-84-169 and was tied for 24th while Brandon Lustig was the fourth Saint scorer on Sunday with an 82, trimming nine strokes off an opening 91, finishing 35th overall with a 173 total.

The Saints will conclude the fall season at the Nazareth Invitational Oct. 14-15.