BREWSTER, Mass.—Sophomore Chris Bornhorst (West Newton, Mass.) shot 74 for the second day in a row and the Babson College men's golf team posted a final round total of 294 to finish third at the 83rd NEIGA Championship at the Captains Golf Course on Monday.
Husson, which held a five-shot lead after the first round, finished with a 36-hole total of 586 to win by 11 strokes. Rhode Island College (597) came in second, while the Beavers were just two shots behind them at 599. Western New England (608) and Nichols (609) rounded out the top five.
Bornhorst tied for fifth place at 4-over par 148 to earned All-NEIGA honors for the second year in a row. Senior Kyle Alexander (Brewer, Maine) and first-year Lane Bohman (Chatham, Mass.) also shot 74 on Monday and were two of three players tied for 20th position with a two-day total of 7-over 151.
First-year Reed Wilson (Redlands, Calif.) bounced back from an opening round 82 to fire and even-par 72 on the 6,776-yard Starboard Course. He tied for 23rd place overall at 10-over 154, while junior Riley Whitham (Harvard, Mass.) closed with a 78 to tie for 26th at 11-over 155.
Babson, which put together arguably the best fall season in program history, will begin its spring season in March.
• The Beavers' final round score of 294 and their 36-hole total of 599 are the program's lowest totals at the Captains Course dating back to at least 2008.
• Wilson's even-par round marked the 10th time this fall that a Babson player has finished at level par or better.
• The Green and White, which captured its first NEIGA Championship title since 2000 last fall, has recorded four straight top-three finishes at the event.
• Bornhorst joins senior Pranav Mohan, Wesley Tryhane '13 and Jared Meyers '01 as the only players in program history to earn back-to-back NEIGA all-region honors.