Mohan Fires A Final Round 72 To Tie For Second Overall
BREWSTER, Mass.—First-year Pranav Mohan (Fremont, Calif.) carded an even-par round of 72 to tie for second place overall, helping the Babson College men's golf team post a team score of 310 on its way to finishing second at the 80th annual New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship at the Captains Course on Monday afternoon.
Mohan, who shot an opening round 77 on the Port Course in Sunday's first round, recorded a 36-hole total of 5-over 149 to finish just two shots behind tournament medalist Austin Teal of Endicott College (147) along with Greg Pike of Husson University. The round was the best of Mohan's short career and was tied for the low round of the day on the 6,767-yard Starboard Course.
Rhode Island College, which entered the final round three shots off the lead, posted a team score of 299 to win the tournament by 14 shots. The Beavers, who started the day tied for third, finished with a two-day score of 629 to edge third-place Western New England University by one stroke. First-round leader Husson finished fourth at 637, while Elms College came in fifth with a score of 642.
Junior Vijay Vasandani (Cebu, Philippines) tied for the 16th position with a 36-hole total of 13-over 157 after backing up his first round 79 with a 6-over par 78 on Monday. First-year Andrew Neal (Chevy Chase, Md.) fired an 8-over par 80 in the final round and tied for 29th overall with a two-day total of 161, while junior Chris Maguire (Waltham, Mass.) matched him with a final round 80 and came in tied for 36th at 162.
First-year Kyle Alexander (Brewer, Maine) moved up 11 spots with an 80 on Monday and tied for 41st overall with a two-round score of 163.
Babson, which posted five top-five results in seven events this fall, will resume its schedule in early April in preparation for the 2015 NCAA Championship.