WATERVILLE, Maine – Freshman Cam Letourneau (Hebron, Maine) carded a 73 (36-37) to earn the first medalist honor of his NCAA career and lead Saint Joseph's College to a top finish in the Thomas College Invitational at Waterville Country Club on Wednesday. The Monks produced a 297-team card, 10 strokes better than runner-up Maine Maritime Academy, to clinch their third win of the season.
For Saint Joseph's, freshman Adam Hachey (Winthrop, Maine) shot a 74 (35-39) and finished in a tie for second overall with teammate Adam Batchelder (Portland, Maine/Cheverus), who posted a 37 card on the front and back nines.
Maine-Farmington (327), Colby College (336), Thomas (352) and Maine-Presque Isle (361) also competed in the event.
Saint Joseph's will participate in the Husson University Invitational at Bangor Municipal Golf Course this weekend.
BEYOND THE SCORECARD:
- Today's top finish marks the first time in the last 16 years that the SJC Golf program has won more than two events in the same season
- St. Joe's has now captured three Thomas College Invitational titles (2000, 2007, 2015)
- Batchelder posted a personal-best score in today's tourney – four strokes better than his previous top card
Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 474-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the College offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit www.sjcme.edu.