HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. -- The Babson College golf team opened up its eight appearance at the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament on the Las Colinas course at the Mission Inn Resort on Tuesday. The Beavers posted a team score of 338 to rank 40th overall after day one of the competition.
Leading the Beavers in the opening round of Nationals were junior Wesley Tryhane (Stamford, Conn.) and senior captian Joe Young (Westwood, Mass.). Tryhane shot a nine-over 81 to place 141st after day one, while Young battled through a wrist injury to put up a solid round of 82 (+10) to rank 155th overall. First-year Andrew King (Marlborough, Mass.) added a 15-over 87 to place 186th after the opening round, sophomore Will Weimar (Nesconset, N.Y.) ranked 191st after a 16-over 88, and first-year Andrew Lepine (Litchfield, N.H.) rounded out the Babson lineup with a 21-over 93 to come in 203rd.
All 41 teams will hit the links again for round two on Wednesday, with the top 15 squads advancing to the final two rounds on Thursday and Friday. This is the Beavers' first trip to the NCAA Championships since 2002, when Babson placed 23rd overall.