Men’s Golf Falls to RIC in “The Cup”

Men’s Golf Falls to RIC in “The Cup”

WARRICK, RI – The annual men's golf competition known as "The Cup" between Johnson & Wales University and Rhode Island College was held on Sunday at the Valley Country Club. The Anchormen came away with a 9 ½ to 6 ½ victory. 

With the victory, Rhode Island College leads the all-time series 4-3.

The day started with a best ball format. The duo of Dawson Campbell (Newport, NH) and Antonio Cuoco (Wilbraham, Mass.) was the only JWU team to win their best ball match.

JWU fared much better during the alternate shot competition as the Wildcats won three of the four matches and split the fourth to take a 5-3 advantage. Seniors Jon Nelson (Pembroke, Mass.) and Alan Ferrara (Pawtucket, RI) teamed up for a victory as did freshmen Christian Maselli (Exeter, RI) and Alex Parente (North Kingstown, RI). The third win came from sophomore Kyle Newcomb (Foxboro, Mass.) and freshman Chase Cavanaugh (Phoenix, N.Y.).

However, Johnson & Wales only picked up 1 ½ points during the singles competition. Ferrara won his match over Steven Letterle and Nelson picked up a half point versus Austin Cilley.

Best Ball
Steven Letterle/Austin Cilley (RIC) Over Jon Nelson/Alan Ferrara (JWU)
Nathan Patterson/John Roderick (RIC) Halved Alex Parente/Christian Maselli (JWU)
Thomas Sheran/Mike Caparco (RIC) Over Kyle Newcomb/Chase Cavanaugh (JWU)
Dawson Campbell/Antonio Cuoco (JWU) Over Josh Macera/Greg North (RIC)
Score: RIC 2 ½, JWU 1 ½ 

Alternate Shot
Nelson/Ferrara (JWU) Over Letterle/Cilley (RIC)
Parente/Maselli (JWU) Over Patterson/Roderick (RIC)
Newcomb/Cavanaugh (JWU) Over Caparco/Marcera (RIC)
Connor Fillmore/North (RIC) Halved Campbell/Cuoco (JWU)
Score: JWU 5, RIC 3 

Cilley (RIC) Halved Nelson (JWU)
Ferrara (JWU) Over Letterle (RIC)
Patterson (RIC) Parente (JWU)
Roderick (RIC) Over Maselli (JWU)
Macera (RIC) Over Newcomb (JWU)
Caparco (RIC) Over Cavanaugh (JWU)
Fillmore (RIC) Over Campbell (RIC)
Sheran (RIC) Over Cuoco (JWU)
Final Score: RIC 9 ½, JWU 6 ½