GRASONVILLE, Md. – Competing against a strong field of golfers primarily from NCAA Division I, the men's golf team from Saint Anselm College opened its spring slate of matches at the Towson Spring Invitational on Saturday.
After the first day of competition, the Hawks sit in 17th place after carding a team score of 329 (+41). Saint Anselm tees off at 9:39 a.m. on Sunday to wrap up the two-day invitational. The Hawks will then head to Syracuse, N.Y. on Thursday, Apr. 11 for the Mike Bello Invitational.
Senior Billy Argus (Canton, Mass.) led the Hawks with a seven-over 79, tying for 54th place on a crowded leaderboard of 93 student-athletes. Classmate Stephen Hunt (Wilbraham, Mass.) shot an 81, nine over, to finish in a tie for 74th place while leading the Hawks with 11 pars.
Freshman James Henry (Reading, Mass.) shot an 11-over 83, logging a birdie on the par-three third hole, and was followed by classmate Peter Hudner (Canton, Mass.), who finished in 87th place with a first-round score of 86. Sophomore Alec Brunelle (Salem, N.H.) posted a 94 for Saint Anselm, rounding out the Hawks scorecard.
Brunelle leads the Hawks into second day play, teeing off at 9:39 a.m. before Hudner, Henry, Hunt and Argus hit the links in the following hour or so.