Thompson has strong round for Colby golf

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 29, 2007
CLINTON, N.Y. --- Gus Thompson tied for the third-best round of the day for Colby College after the opening round of play at the New England Small College Athletic Conference Golf Championship Qualifier on Saturday at Skenandoa Club near Hamilton College.

Trinity College's Reid Longley earned medalist honors with a 71. Middlebury's George Baumann was second with a 72 and was followed by Thompson and Hamilton's Brad Roche with rounds of 73.

John Wagner added an 84 for the Mules and Hans Noering carded an 85.

Heading into Sunday's final round, Colby is in 10th place out of 10 schools. However, the Mules are just nine strokes out of sixth place. The top four teams will play in April for the league title.

2007 NESCAC Championships Qualifier

Skenandoa Club (Clinton, N.Y.), Par - 72; Yards - 6,563


1. Trinity 301; 2. Middlebury 302; 3. Hamilton 307; 4. Williams 309; 5. Tufts 317; 6. Amherst 320; 7. Bates 321; 8. Bowdoin 322; 9. Wesleyan 326; 10. Colby 329

Leader and Colby results only: Reid Longley, Trinity, 71; Gus Thompson 73; John Wagner 84, Hans Noering 85, Nick Spillane 87; Sam Rouleau 90

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