Johnson Ties for 14th as Saint Rose Fall Shootout Concludes

Johnson Ties for 14th as Saint Rose Fall Shootout Concludes

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. - Saint Michael's College men's golf senior Matt Johnson (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury Regional) tied for 14th as the two-day The College of Saint Rose Fall Shootout came to an end on Saturday at Pinehaven Country Club.

TEAM RESULTS

  • As a team, the Purple Knights tied for eighth among nine programs with 621 strokes (311-310), matching Roberts Wesleyan (N.Y.) College, which qualified for the 2019 NCAA Atlantic/East Regional Championship. Le Moyne College won with 587 shots.
  • Of the teams the Purple and Gold trailed, four were regionals qualifiers last spring, among them fourth-place Assumption College, which won the Northeast-10 Conference Championship earlier this week.
  • The Purple Knights were within four strokes of Bentley University, which competed in the 2019 NCAA regional, and two shy of Chestnut Hill (Pa.) College.

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Senior Matt Johnson (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury Regional)
    • 8-over 75-75--150
    • Tied for 14th among 60 golfers
    • 44th career round in the 70s
    • Shot in 70s during last 19 rounds
  • First-year Brendan Locke (Marblehead, Mass./Marblehead)
    • 75-78--153, tied for 23rd
    • Sixth career round in the 70s
  • Junior Connor Morse (Westford, Mass./Kimball Union Academy)
    • 81-76--157, tied for 33rd
    • 18th career round in the 70s
    • Moved up nine spots between rounds
  • Sophomore Owen O'Malley (Marshfield, Mass./Marshfield)
    • 80-81--161, tied for 38th
  • First-year Kevin Mannion (Boston, Mass./Boston Collegiate Charter School)
    • 83-81--164, tied for 46th

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S MEET

  • Monday at Post University Eagles Invitational at Watertown (Conn.) Golf Club