Golf Finishes 3rd at NAC Championship

Golf Finishes 3rd at NAC Championship

BANGOR, Maine - University of Maine at Farmington golf team finished with a 313 on day two of the North Atlantic Conference Championship.  The score gave the Beavers a 616 total in the two-day event, good enough for a third-place finish.

Eric Aguiar (Thornton, N.H. / Plymouth Regional) lead the way for UMF over the two-day tournament, shooting rounds of 75 (+4) and 75 (+4) to finish tied for sixth place overall.

Trevor Hisler (Skowhegan, Maine/ Skowhegan) fired a 74 (+3) on day one and followed it up with an 81 (+10) on day two to finish tied for 12th place overall.

Gavin Brickley (Plymouth, N.H. / Plymouth Regional) improved by five shots on day two shooting 75 (+4) and giving him a two-day total of 155 (+13).  The junior moved up eight spots into a tie for 12th place.

Michael Richard (Turner, Maine / St. Dominic Academy) rounded out the scoring for UMF.  After an impressive 74 (+3) on day one, the junior finished with a two-day total of 156 (+14) tied for 17th place.

Husson was the runaway winner, as the host institution was 26 strokes better than the second-place team with a score of 584 (+16) over the two-day tournament. Salem St. finished second with a total of 610 (+42) over two days. Maine Maritime (641, +73) finished in fifth place, while Johnson St. (647, +79), MCLA (654, +86) and Green Mountain (772, +204) rounded out the tournament.

Husson's Daulton Wickenden turned in the best score of the tournament with a 141 (69,72), while Castleton's Zachary Temple was just three strokes behind for a total score of 144 (71, 73).

UMaine-Farmington was slated to finish fifth in the NAC preseason poll and placed third in the final standings.  This was the Beavers best finish since 2010 when they also finished in third place.