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Men's golf ties for second place at Colby Invitational





WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Bates men's golf team tied for second place among five squads on Sunday at the Colby Invitational. The event was scored in scramble format, with two three-person teams combining for two scores.

Colby White (Colby Blue finished fifth) won the event with a 63 from Team 1 and a 58 from Team 2 for a combined 121.

Bates came next at 131, tied with UMaine-Presque Isle for second place.

The Bates 2 team, comprising junior Jared Quenzel (West Hartford, Conn.), sophomore Sean Thomas (Mississauga, Ontario) and first-year Garret Bonney (Sudbury, Mass.) combined to shoot a 64. The Bates 1 team -- sophomore Garrett Johnson (Lexington, Mass.), sophomore Zach Abbott (Rangeley, Maine) and junior Corey Gingras (Eastford, Conn.) -- shot a 67.

Bates next competes at the NESCAC Men's Golf Qualifier, to be played Oct. 1-2 at Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, Conn.