Miranda Leads Spartans to 2nd Place Finish at Penmen Invitational

Miranda Leads Spartans to 2nd Place Finish at Penmen Invitational

Senior Mike Miranda led the men's golf team to a second place finish behind host SNHU in the Penmen Invitational. During the first round of play, junior Jack Phillips shot his low collegiate round firing a stellar 69. Miranda had a solid round carding a 70, while Hamish Houston posted 71. Shkelqim Kukaj shot 73 while Tom Holmes posted 77 in his first round ever as a Spartan. After a 284 on day 1, the Spartans found themselves in 5th place out of 14 teams.

In Tuesday's second round the Spartans fired the day's low round with a 1-under par 275 propelling them over 3 teams for a second place finish. Miranda was able to card a round of 67 good for a 2nd place finish. Hamish Houston broke par for the first time as a Spartan, shooting a solid round of 68 while Shkelqim Kukaj carded the best round of his young career with a 69. Tom Holmes bounced back nicely with a round of 71 while Jack Phillips shot 74.

The Spartans are back in action this weekend at the Dominican Charger Challenge at Spook Rock Golf Course.