No. 22 Men's Golf at the Tim Brown Invitational
Saturday, April 13 | 1 p.m. / Sunday, April 14 | 8 a.m.
Ballston Spa Country Club | Ballston Spa, N.Y.
• The Babson men's golf team heads to upstate New York to compete in the Dr. Tim Brown Invitational hosted by Skidmore for the second year in a row on Saturday and Sunday. The 36-hole event will be played at the par-71, 6,310-yard Ballston Spa Country Club.
LAST TIME AT THE TIM BROWN INVITATIONAL
• Junior Chris Bornhorst closed with a 4-under 67 to take medalist honors and the Beavers rallied from a two-shot deficit with a final round team score of 292 to post a one-shot victory over Division II St. Thomas Aquinas last spring.
• Bornhorst posted a 36-hole total of 5-under 137 to finish first by nine strokes, and Kyle Alexander '18 tied for 10th place as the Green and White finished the weekend with a team score of 598.
SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• No. 22 Babson claimed six of the top nine spots on the individual leaderboard on the way to winning the NYU Invitational in its spring debut back on March 30-31 at Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, N.J.
• Sophomore Nicholas Gianelos claimed medalist honors with a 36-hole total of 3-over 145, sophomore Lane Bohman was third at 7-over 149 and first-year Burt Gesner grabbed a share of fourth with rounds of 77-73 for the Beavers.
• Gianelos, who has a first and a second in his last two starts, leads the team with a 74.07 scoring average, Bornhorst (74.14) has four top-10 finishes in seven starts, and Bohman (74.71) has recorded six top-15 showings on the year.
BEAVERS DEBUT AT NO. 2 IN NCAA REGIONAL RANKINGS
• Babson came in second in the initial when the NCAA released its initial Mid-Atlantic regional rankings on Thursday.
• The Beavers, who joined the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) back in July, are joined by fellow conference members Christopher Newport (fifth) and York (eighth). Carnegie Mellon, which is eighth in the national poll, sits atop the regional rankings.
STRONG FIELD DESCENDS ON BALLSTON SPA
• If the Beavers are going to win their fifth consecutive tournament they will have to do it against a tough field that includes Williams and Trinity, which are ranked first and second, respectively, in the NCAA Northeast Regional Rankings.
• Babson will playing alongside Williams and St. Thomas Aquinas on Saturday, while Trinity is joined by Skidmore and Middlebury in another first-round pairing.
GIANELOS COLLECTS CONFERENCE HONORS
• Following his one-shot victory at the NYU Invitational back on March 31, Gianelos was tabbed as the CAC Player of the Week. He joins Bornhorst as one of just two Babson players to win the award this season.
WHAT'S UP NEXT
• The Beavers will travel to Williamsburg, Va., to compete in the three-day CAC Championship beginning on Thursday afternoon at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club.