CHICOPEE, Mass., September 9, 2005 - Springfield College sophomore Matt McCarthy (Springfield, Mass.) tied for sixth overall out of 45 golfers, carding a five-over par, 76 (37-39) at Friday afternoon's (Sep. 9) Blazers Invitational at the Chicoppe Country Club. The Pride played well in its first match of '05, finishing in a tie for third with Worcester State out of nine competing squads in the Invitational hosted by Elms College.
SC compiled a total team score of 314, just three strokes behind the champion, Trinity College (311). Castelton finished second with a total of 312.
Andrew Wright played well for the Pride in the Invitational, shooting a 37 on the back nine for a six-over, 77 to finish 10th overall. Kyle Fijalkowski finished in a tie for 17th overall, shooting an 80 (39-41).
SC will next compete in the Middlebury Invitational from Friday-Saturday, September 17-18.Final Team Results: