STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Following a tournament record opening round of five-under-par 283, St. Mary of the Woods followed with two-under-par 286 to capture the first USCAA Men's National Championship in school history on Tuesday with a tournament record of seven-under-par 569.
SUNY Delhi shot 292 on Tuesday to finish second with a seven-over-par 583, while Cleary University and Mississippi University for Women were tied for third at 14-over-par 590. Cleary recorded its second round of 295, while Mississippi University for Women dropped eight strokes on Tuesday coming in with a 291.
Rounding out the top five was Georgia Northwestern Technical College with a 293 on Tuesday for a 593 tournament total.
Sean Barron on SUNY ESF captured the individual championship with a tournament record seven-under-par 137 after his three-under-par 69 on Tuesday. Colton Kuppler of St. Mary of the Woods was second with a 138, while teammate Ben Myers was third with a 139. All three of those broke the previous tournament record by Tommy Stirling of Southern Maine CC who shot a four-under-140 in the 2011 tournament.
The women's individual championship was won by Alison Agoglia of SUNY Delhi who shot an 85 on Tuesday for a tournament total of 166. Her teammate Erin Schowerer was second with a 172 tournament score.
Top seven, and ties, were named first team All-Americans, while the next seven, and ties, were second team honorees. Congrats to the 2018 USCAA All-Americans.
Sean Barron (SUNY ESF)
Colton Kuppler (St. Mary of the Woods)
Ben Myers (St. Mary of the Woods)
Alex Fisher (SUNY Delhi)
Mike Kee (Cleary)
Brandon Walker (Mississippi Univ. for Women)
Nathan Higbie (St. Mary of the Woods)
Brady Scola (Mississippi University for Women)
Lewis Stefanik (Carlow)
Daniel Christy (SUNY Delhi)
Austin Saylor (Apprentice School)
Austin Green (Penn State Mont Alto)
Jonathan Wilson (Penn State Wilkes-Barre)
Chrsitian Galdeano (Bluefield State)
Noah Hawkins (Georgia Northwestern Technical)
After day one of the event, the annual Skills Competition was held and the winners were:
Long Drive: Russel Herbert (SUNY Delhi)
Chipping: Alex Fisher (SUNY Delhi)
Putting: Christian Galdeano (Bluefield State)