Sept. 30, 1997
Boston College Finishes Seventh at BIG EAST Men's Golf Championships
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College men's golf team, under the direction of head coach Natalie Galligan, finished seventh at the 1997 BIG EAST Golf Championships, held at the Blackthorn Golf Club in South Bend, Ind.
The Eagles shot a two-round total of 636, 41 strokes off champion Notre Dame, which was a combined 19 strokes over par after the two days of competition.
Todd Vernon, a sophomore from Notre Dame, was the medalist, shooting a BIG EAST record three-under par, 141. The two top finishers for Boston College both finished tied for 12th in the field of 44 golfers. Senior Ian Rogan (Wilmington, Del.) and sophomore Pat Dunn (Milton, Mass.) each shot 158, 14 strokes over par. Rogan had rounds of 78 and 80, while Dunn finished with identical rounds of 79.
Junior Sean Lim (Los Angeles, Calif.) was next, tying two other golfers for 22nd place. Lim shot a 160, including a team-low total of 77 on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Doug Albers (Leawood, Kan.) was 26th with a 162 (81, 81), while sophomore Mike Tegnelia (Miami, Fla.) shot a 166 (81, 85) to capture 38th.
Boston College returns to action on October 2 at the ECAC Northern Region Qualifying Championship, which will be held at the White Mountain Country Club in Waltham, Mass.