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No. 20 Men's Golf Set to Conclude Fall Schedule at The Atlantic Invitational

No. 20 Men's Golf Set to Conclude Fall Schedule at The Atlantic Invitational

No. 20 Men's Golf at The Atlantic Invitational
Monday-Tuesday, October 28-29 | 8 a.m.
Jupiter Country Club | Jupiter, Fla.

THE SETUP
• The 20th-ranked Babson men's golf team will wrap up the fall portion of its schedule at a first-year event, The Atlantic Invitational, hosted at the par-72, 6,800-yard Jupiter Country Club.
• The four-team tournament includes Johnson & Wales, Allegheny (Pa.) and Central (Iowa), as well as seven individuals.

THE SETUP
• No. 20 Babson enters its fall finale after a dominating 15-shot victory at the NEIGA Championship last Monday on Cape Cod.
• Sophomore Nicholas Gianelos took medalist honors at 1-over after firing rounds of 73-72 as the Beavers posted a team score of 589 and grabbed the top four spots on the individual leaderboard.
• First-year Sean Fitzgerald came in second with a 3-over 147 total, junior Reed Wilson was third at 4-over 148 and junior Chris Bornhorst posted a 5-over 149 total to come in fourth.
• Gianelos, who has posted four straight top-10 finishes, leads the Green and White with a 72.00 scoring average, while Bornhorst, who owns five top-five results in six starts is just behind him at 72.17.
• First-year Jackson Rothwell (74.67) boasts three top-10 finishes, Wilson (74.88) has recorded back-to-back top-10 showings, and Fitzgerald (75.13) has posted a pair of top-five results in four starts this fall.

BABSON IN THE GOLFSTAT RANKINGS
• The Beavers are ranked 18th in the most recent Golfstat Division III rankings. They are the top-ranked squad in New England and are third in the northeast behind fellow CAC member Carnegie Mellon (12th) and NYU (13th).
• Bornhorst is 28th on the Division III individual rankings, while Gianelos is currently 40th.

ABOUT THE FIELD
• Allegheny, which is currently 29th in the Golfstat rankings, has won all five of its tournaments this fall and boasts a 297.80 team scoring average.
• Johnson & Wales, which finished second to Babson at the NEIGA Championship, and Central are ranked 78th and 79th, respectively, by Golfstat.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• The Beavers own a 290.17 first round scoring average this fall.

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