MIDDLEBURY, Vt.—Sophomore Lane Bohman (Chatham, Mass.) closed with an even-par 71 and first-year Nicholas Gianelos (West Chester, Mass.) shot a 72 to help the Babson College men's golf team finish fourth at the Middlebury College Duke Nelson Invitational at Ralph Myhre Golf Club.
Williams College recorded the day's low score (291) and rallied from a two-shot deficit to post a four-shot victory over Trinity College with a 36-hole total of 584. First round leader NYU came in third at 590 and the Beavers, who won the 2017 Duke Nelson Invitational title, were two shots behind them with a two-day total of 592. Johnson & Wales University rounded out the top five at 595.
Bohman, who won last year's event, posted consecutive rounds of 71 to finish second at even par, three shots off the pace of Williams' Sam Goldenring. Gianelos grabbed a share of 10th place at 5-over 147, while junior Chris Bornhorst (West Newton, Mass.) tied for 14th position at 6-over 148 after carding back-to-back rounds of 74.
Babson returns to action next Saturday when it travels to Taconic Golf Club for the opening round of the Williams Invitational beginning at 1 p.m.
• Since 2015, the Beavers own three top-four finishes at the Duke Nelson Invitational, which includes last year's victory and a second-place showing in 2015.
• Bohman owns four rounds at level-par or better and a 70.5 career stroke average at Ralph Myhre GC.
• Babson, which had not broken 300 at Middlebury in over a decade until last season, boasts a 291.00 team scoring over in four rounds over the last two seasons.