Bornhorst Ties For Fifth in First Collegiate Tournament
NEWINGTON, Conn.—First-year Chris Bornhorst (West Newton, Mass.) carded a 4-over par 76, while classmate David Choi (Dallas, Texas) and sophomore Lukas Linemayr (Hampton, N.H.) both shot 77 to help the Babson College men's golf team finish third at the Trinity College Bill Detrick Invitational on Sunday afternoon at Indian Hill Country Club.
The Beavers posted a team score of 310 on Sunday to finish with a 36-hole total of 614. The host Bantams recorded a two-day total of 588 to finish 19 shots clear of runner-up Williams College (607). The Trinity "B" team came in fourth at 617, while Tufts University (620) rounded out the top five.
Bornhorst, who fired an even-par round of 72 on Saturday, tied for fifth on the individual leaderboard at 4-over 148. Linemayr finished in a tie for 12th position at 153 (+9), while junior Ian Notkin (Caldwell, N.J.) followed up his first-round 75 with an 80 on Sunday to tie for 16th at 11-over par 155.
Choi moved up 16 spots to tie for 26th place with a 36-hole total of 160 and junior Kyle Alexander (Brewer, Maine) shot 81-82 over the weekend to tie for 35th place at 163. Classmate Pranav Mohan (Fremont, Calif.), who tied for 52nd, rebounded from a tough opening round to shoot 80 on Sunday.
Babson returns to action next Saturday when it travels to the Duke Nelson Invitational on the campus of Middlebury College.
• The Beavers' team score of 614 was 11 shots better than their total of 625 in 2014 at Indian Hill C.C. The Green and White tied for fourth at the Detrick Invitational that season.
• Bornhorst's opening round 72 and 36-hole total of 148 matched the scores posted by three-time all-conference selection Vijay Vasandani at the 2014 Detrick Invitational.