Men’s and women’s golf has had a busy two weeks of play on the green. Men’s golf continued their schedule first at the McDaniel College Mason-Dixon Invitational on the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29.
The team finished with a score of 627, an acceptable score to place 11 out of 18 teams, with the hosts taking the top spot. Lucas Artigilere (’22) led the team with a 151, tying in position 10 on the leader border of the 96 golfers. Brandon Talaska (’21) shot a 157 for a tie at spot 48, Luis Ng Tang (’22) added a 160 and Jack Strippoli (’23) carded a 161.
The following weekend the men’s team participated at the Landmark Conference Fall Preview where they earned a fourth-place finish among the seven teams with a team card of 325. Strippoli anchored the team with a 77 card, securing a four-way tie for fourth place, just six strokes behind the winner. Rounding out the team score was Artigilere carding a 78, Ng Tang shooting an 80 and Talaska at 90.
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Drew’s women’s golf also competed on the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29 at the Cortaca Northeast Invitational where the team carded a 720. Kristine Masseria (’21) earned the top finish at 11 and a card of 171. Adding to the team score was Cathy Bi (’22) at 172 for place 14; Cassidy Conklin (’22) shot a 180, and Jenna Du Plooy (’22) shot a 197.
Women’s golf hosted the Drew Spring Brook Invitational on Tuesday, Oct. 8. They beat the University of Scranton with a final card of 389. Masseria notched top honors with a 95, beating out Abigail Haven (’23) by one stroke. Alexandra Artigilere (’23) and Conklin tied for the third position with each carding a 98.
Women’s golf will return the weekend of Oct. 12 and 13 at the NYU Invitational, while the men will compete on Monday, Oct. 14 at the Franklin and Marshall College Invitational.