NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University men's golf team kicked off the spring season Friday with the first round of the Hampton Inn Collegiate Invitational, hosted by UMass Dartmouth at the Allendale Country Club. The Wildcats are in 10th place with an opening-round 334.
JWU is just two shots back of Nichols for eighth place. Babson and Tufts are tied for the lead at 310.
Leading the Wildcats was freshman Alex Parente (North Kingstown, RI) as he fired a team-best 81. Two shots back of him was senior Jon Nelson (Pembroke, Mass.) Freshman Christian Maselli (Exeter, RI) and sophomore Kyle Newcomb (Foxboro, Mass.) each shot 85. Rounding out the JWU contingency was a 103 by rookie Dawson Campbell (Newport, NH).
The tournament concludes on Saturday at 1 p.m. with the final 18 holes