Pittsfield, MA- Husson University the top four individual spots at Berkshire Hills Country Club (Pittsfield, MA) as the Eagles cruised to the 2017 North Atlantic Conference Men's Golf championship this afternoon. The Eagles shot a solid 298 this afternoon to finish the 36 hole event with a cumulative score of 301.
Salem State finished in second place with a two day total of 327.
Husson's Gavin Dugas was medalist as he held off teammate Daulton Wickenden with a two day total of 147 (three over par). Dugas shot a second round 73 as did Wickenden. The 73's were the low round of the tournament over the par 72 layout at Berkshire Hills.
Dugas shot a one over par 36 on the front nine and BHCC and came home in even par 37 for his 73. The round included a birdied on the par 5 tenth hole against a pair of bogeys. Dugas was solid on the way in as he parred his final five holes of the day to clinch the top spot.
Wickenden matched Dugas shot for shot with his 73, however a bogey on the 16th hole ultimately paved the way for Dugas to claim the medalist. First year golfer Eric Dugas of Husson finished solo third with a two day total of 152, including a 75 this afternoon.
Rounding out the scoring for the champions were Mackenzie Clow with a 77 and Taylor Morang with a 79.
Salem State's Chad Alibozek, who started the round just three back of Gavin Dugas, finished fifth with a two day total of 154. Viking Nick Stone finished tied sixth with Husson's Morang.
Maine Farmington rallied on day two to finish in third place. The Beavers shot a 318 on day two, nine shots better than Sunday to move up the leaderboard. Eric Aguiar was the top finisher for UMF with a total of 159.
Maine Maritime Academy finished in fourth place with a two day total of 658, edging out MCLA who ended in fifth with a score of 664. Johnson State was sixth while Castleton, Green Mountain, and Maine Presque Isle rounded out the field.
MCLA's Reese Dwyer, who shot a 76 on Sunday, ended with a two day total of 162 and ended up 14th. Matt Lawrence shot an 80 today and tied 15th overall. Liam Nolan and Josh Fortier finished 23rd and 24th respectively, while Gabe Evans ended in 34th place.