NEWRY, Maine -- First-year Bennett Saltzman finished sixth to pace the Bates men's golf team to sixth place out of eight teams on Thursday at the UMF Invitational.
Making his college golf debut, Saltzman (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.) took 78 strokes to complete the par-72, 6,558-yard Sunday River Golf Club, placing sixth overall among 39 players.
Sophomore Alex Stekler (Avon, Conn.) carded an 82 to tie for 10th place. First-year Matt Marcus (Newton, Mass.) scored an 84 to tie for 16th, and sophomore Sam Mellert (Hanover, N.H.) rounded out the scoring in 37th place, at 105.
The Bobcats will compete in the Maine State Championships Saturday and Sunday at Bangor Municipal Golf Course.
November 25, 2014 49 Bobcats named NESCAC Fall 2014 All-Academic
November 20, 2014 Eight Bobcats earn NESCAC All-Sportsmanship selection
October 27, 2014 Men's golf ties for 16th place at 80th NEIGA Championship
October 26, 2014 Men's golf in 17th place through first day of NEIGA Championship
October 12, 2014 Men's golf wins CBB Tournament at Colby
October 4, 2014 Freshmen lead men's golf at Colby Classic
October 2, 2014 Saltzman ties for second place at MMA Invitational
September 28, 2014 Women's golf places ninth at Middlebury Invitational
September 28, 2014 Men's golf places eighth out of 10 teams at NESCAC Fall Qualifier
September 21, 2014 Women's golf comes in 14th at Mt. Holyoke Invite
September 20, 2014 Men's golf finishes 6th out of 10 at Husson Invite
September 14, 2014 Rutkin, Stekler lead men's golf to third place at Maine championship
September 14, 2014 Rookie Wassarman leads women's golf over weekend at Bowdoin
September 11, 2014 Men's golf sixth at UMF Invitational
September 6, 2014 Men's golf fourth out of 12 teams on Day 1 of Bowdoin Invitational
September 5, 2014 Golf Preview: Men's, women's teams both eye competitive seasons