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Golf Closes Out Opening Weekend at Turning Stone

Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics
Release: 09/03/2012
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The Canisius College golf team finished in 10th place overall and senior Michael Carrig tied for 24th in the field as the Golden Griffins wrapped up their two-day event at the Fourth Annual Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate, hosted by the University of Missouri in Verona, N.Y.. The host Tigers won the team title for the second time in four years with a team score of 842, which was 22-under par for the event.

Freshman Hunter Sagar shot 78 for Canisius in the final round, as the Blue and Gold posted a third round score of 318 as a team. Senior Mike Spiotta carded a 79, while freshman Andrew Romano posted an 80. Carrig shot an 81 for the Griffs, who posted a 54-hole team score of 920.

Missouri's Jace Long posted his third-straight round under par at the Kaluhyat Course at Turning Stone after he fired a three-under score of 69. Louisville took second in the event with a team score of 861, while Memphis (866), Central Connecticut State (890) and IPFW (891) rounded out the top five.

Canisius will return to the course Wednesday, Sept. 5, when the team hosts local rivals Niagara and St. Bonaventure in the 58th Little Three Golf Championship at Harvest Hill Golf Course in Orchard Park, N.Y. The 36-hole event will begin at 8 a.m.

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