Croteau Low Medalist with a 74
CASCO, Maine -- Led by senior Brendon Croteau (Lewiston, Maine), the University of Southern Maine golf team successfully defended its team title at the 2019 John Queenan Memorial Tournament played Tuesday at the Point Sebago Golf Resort. The Huskies finished first among the five teams competing at the annual event hosted by Saint Joseph's College at Point Sebago.
Led by Croteau who carded a 2-over par 74, the Huskies won the team title with a four-man aggregate score of 310. Host Saint Joseph's was runner-up posting a score of 316. The University of New England took third place with a 328. The team title was the Huskies fourth in the last six years.
Croteau went out in an even par 36 on the front side, then came home with a 2-over 38 on the back to finish two strokes clear of Saint Joseph's freshman Cody Rizzo (West Gardiner, Maine/Gardiner Area). Croteau's score was his career best round in competition.
USM senior Greg Kalagias (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy) and SJC freshman Trevor Flanagan (Monmouth, Maine/Monmouth Academy) tied for third with 5-over par 77's. Freshman Marcus Costa (North Attleboro, Mass.) from the University of New England was fifth with a 78, and USM senior Tristan Dundas (Abbotsford, B.C.) overcame a tough start to finish sixth with a 79.
Sophomore Brogan Kane (Scarborough, Maine) completed the Huskies' four-man aggregate score with an 80. Senior Parker Sanderson (Bangor, Maine), USM's fifth player, carded an 82 to finish in a three-way tie for 10th place.
Southern Maine returns to the links this weekend to play in the Bowdoin Invitational at Brunswick GC. The invitational is a two-day, 36-hole event to be played Saturday and Sunday.