Monks Finish Fifth at Southern Maine Fall Classic

Monks Finish Fifth at Southern Maine Fall Classic

GORHAM, Maine – Saint Joseph's College placed fifth with a 642 team score in the USM Fall Classic at the Gorham Country Club on Sunday and Monday.

Featuring three of the top four finishers overall, Southern Maine won the annual event with a 597 (303-294) team card, well ahead of runner-up Castleton University (615, 322-293) and third-place University of New England (631, 306-325).

USM senior Tristan Dundas (Abbotsford, B.C.) carded a 1-under par 70 on Monday to take low medalist honors while senior Parker Sanderson (Bangor, Maine) finished third with a 149, and classmate Greg Kalagias (Saco, Maine) was fourth with a 150 card.

For the Monks, freshman Trevor Flanagan (Monmouth, Maine) finished in a tie for eighth with a 152 (74-78) score, freshmen Cody Rizzo (West Gardiner, Maine) and Sean McDonough (Concord, N.H.) tied for 22nd (164, 80-84), senior Brendan Donovan (Auburn, Maine) placed 25th (165, 85-80), and senior Tyler Johnson (Windham, Maine) was 28th (172, 91-81).

Saint Joseph's will host the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship at the Biddeford-Saco Country Club this coming Saturday and Sunday. The winner of the conference crown earns an automatic berth into the NCAA DIII Championship, which will be played in the spring.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at