Men's golf ties for eighth place at Williams Fall Invitational

Jack Habeeb '22 (Josh McKee photo)
Jack Habeeb '22 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals finished in a tie for eighth place out of 20 teams at the 2018 Williams Men's Golf Fall Invitational in Williamstown, Mass., on Sunday.

The two-day tournament was held at Taconic Golf Club. Hamilton recorded a four-man team score of 308 on Saturday and followed it up with a 314 on Sunday for a tournament total of 622. Williams captured the team title at 588, Husson University was runner-up at 605, and Trinity was close behind in third place at 607.

Jack Habeeb '22 paced the Continentals as he ended up in a tie for 12th place out of 103 golfers. Habeeb fired a 1-over-par 72 in the final round and finished with a 36-hole total of 152. His 72 tied a season best.

Andrew Watson '19 tied for 28th place at 155 (78-77). Watson has shot in the 70s all eight rounds this fall. Jeremy Benjamin '19 led Hamilton with a 74 on Saturday and tied for 41st place at 158. Milan Matneja '22 carded a 77 in the first round and ended up one shot back of Benjamin in a tie for 48th place. Sam Vogel '22 posted a 79 on Saturday and tied for 62nd place at 162.

The Continentals compete in the NESCAC Championship Qualifier at Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, Conn., on Sept. 29 and 30.