Golf Finishes Tied for 10th at Middlebury's Duke Nelson Invitational

Justin Feldman's two-over 73 led Tufts on Sunday

MIDDLEBURY, VT – The Tufts University golf team moved up one spot to finish in a tie for 10th at the 35th annual Duke Nelson Invitational hosted by Middlebury College on Sunday.

The Jumbos had been tied for 11th among the 22 teams following Saturday's first round when their four best scores totaled to 305. Tufts was two strokes better on Sunday with a 303 score. The 608 two-day total tied for 10th with Springfield (306-302-608).

Senior Justin Feldman was Tufts' top scorer on Sunday with a two-over par 73. Sophomore Henry Hughes shot 74 (+3), freshman Mac Bredahl came in at 77 and junior Brandon Karr was the fourth Tufts scorer with a 79.

For the tournament, Hughes had a 149 including Saturday's 75 to lead the Jumbos and tie for 20th individually. Bredahl's 73-77-150 tied for 26th among the 111 total players in the tournament.

Williams College won the Duke Nelson Invitational with a 293-291-584 score. Trinity (296-292) was the runner-up and New York University, which led after one round, took third at 291-299-590.

Sam Goldenring from Williams was the leader after Saturday and held on to win medalist honors with a 70 on Sunday for a tournament score of 139. He defeated Babson College's Lane Bohman (71-71-142) by three strokes.

Play was held at Middlebury College's par-71 Ralph Myhre Golf Course.

Tufts plays at Williams College's Fall Invitational next weekend (Sept. 22-23) prior to the NESCAC Qualifier coming up in two weeks.