PAUL SMITH'S, NY- The Northern Vermont University-Johnson men's golf team won the 2018 Paul Smith's Invitational on Saturday morning. The team placed first with a team score of 325. Senior David Albright (Grantham,N.H.) was the tournament medalist and lead all golfers with a personal score of 70. This is the second tournament this season where Albright has recieved medalist honors. Albright had a tremndous performance finishing 9 strokes ahead of the second place finisher.
The Badgers had four golfers finish in the top 20 for the tournament. Albright shot a 34 on the front nine. He continued to be impressive on the back nine shooting a 36. Behind Albright's stellar performance Austin Walters (Grantham,N.H.) finished in a tie for 5th place with a score of 82. Kaden Swett (Brownington,Vt.) finished with an overall score of 86 which gave him a tie for 14th place overall. To round out the Badgers was Philip Lyon (South Burlington,Vt.) and Colin Compagna (Morrisville,Vt.). Lyon finished in a tie for 17th overall with an 87 and Compagna finshed in 24th with a score of 93.
2018 Paul Smith's Invitational Team Results
1.NVU-Johnson A 325
2.SUNY Canton 330
3.SUNY Cobleskill 331
4.SUNY Potsdam 348
5.Paul Smith's A 356
6.NVU-Johnson B 411
7.Paul Smith's B 459
The Badgers will travel to the Colonie Country Club on Tuesday, October 2 to participate in the SAGE Invitational.