ERIE, PA: The Humber Hawks rallied from six strokes down on day 2 in the toughest of conditions at the Mercyhurst Invitational to defend their 2017 team title on Monday afternoon at Lakeview Country Club.
The Hawks, who put up a team score of 300 on day 1, sat in third place behind host Mercyhurst (294) and Indiana University of PA (296). Scoring a 299 on Monday, they were six strokes better than Indiana U and 12 better than Mercyhurst.
Conner Watt was outstanding, who led all Humber players, finished five strokes behind the leader. Watt entered the event as the defending individual champion.
FINAL TEAM RESULTS
1 Humber College 300 299 599 +23
2 Indiana University of PA 296 305 601 +25
3 Mercyhurst University 294 311 605 +29
FULL TEAM SCORING
NIAGARA COLLEGE INVITATIONAL RECAP
Niagara Falls, ON - The Humber Hawks men's B and women's golf teams played at Grand Niagara today. It was a struggle for the golfers today playing through high winds. In addition to tough pin placements, fast greens and a slow pace overall.
The men's team finished with a score of 316. Brock University won with a team score of 300. Individually, there was a two way tie between a golfer from Brock and Georgian for first with a score of 71. It was Kyle Corrigan once again with the best score for the men's team, shooting a 77.
On the women's side, veterans Nadia Marrast and Olivia Banton were put up to the task of competing for Humber as freshman Hayley McCallum withdrew before the tournament due to an injury. The vets put together a team score of 199.
As for OCAAs next week, Coach Shelby Madden hopes "the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and putts are dropping next week" in London, Ontario.
Men's Individual Scores -
Kyle Corrigan (77)
James Parsons (78)
Sean O'Hara (81)
Graeme Edwards (80)
Nick Valiquette (83)