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