Warwick, R.I. – June 13, 2016: The CCRI Knights golf team concluded play in the 2016 NJCAA Division III golf National Championship at Chautauqua golf Course in Chautauqua, NY on Friday. On the final day the Knights shot a 337 which gave them a four-day total of 1,352 to finish 12th. The overall team winner was Vincennes University from Vincennes, IN who shot a 300 on the final day for a four-day total of 1,198. Individually Champion was Dante Migliore from Mohawk Valley who defeated Chase Cole in a play-off both finished the final day with a 68 and total score of 289 for the tournament.
The Knights were led by Captain Josh Macera (Cranston, RI) who shot an 83 on the final day for a total of 326 to place him 54th individually. Macera was followed by Dan Hayes (Pawtucket, RI) who shot the best round on the final day for the Knights with an 80 to finish with a total of 334 to place him tied for 65th individually. Also shooting well on the final day was Eric Carlos (Newport, RI) who shot an 83 to give him a total of 338 to finish in 72nd place individually. Matt O’Brien (Portsmouth, RI) shot a 94 on the final day for a total of 363 for an 84th place finish. Rounding out the Knights golfers was Sam Caron (Cumberland, RI) who shot a 91 on the final day for a total of 365 to finish 85th overall individually. For a complete list of the final results follow this link to the NJCAA Division III Golf Championship results page: https://static.psbin.com/v/p/nwnggs2xr7tld0/2016_DIII_MGOLF_Champ_-_Results.pdf
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.