Rubino Win Crimson Wave Golf Preview
Crimson Wave men’s golfer Anthony Rubino took the title at the annual Crimson Wave Golf Preview today held at White Hawk Country Club in Crown Point, IN.
Rubino hit the links hard as he was the day one leader carding a 75 as the tournament saw the teams play the Grey and Red Courses each providing nine holes. On day two Rubino came out just as strong playing the Silver and Black courses posting a 74.
“Anthony has been working hard to reach the next level. I believe he has turned the corner and is focusing on his path to success now and in the future. He has the right stuff and is on track to achieve more accomplishments in his senior year. “ said head coach George Topoll
Tyler Nicol grabbed a 7th place finish overall while teammate Michael Bafia finished in a four way tie for 10th. Anthony Spalla took 19th overall for the Crimson Wave.
The Crimson Wave took 3rd overall as a team finishing behind tournament winner the University of St. Francis and Purdue University Calumet.
Nicol Places 3rd at Taylor Invite
The Crimson Wave men’s golf team competed in the Taylor University Men’s Golf Open on April 14th. Eight colleges and universities competed in the event that includes: Holy Cross College, Taylor University, Bethel College, Indiana Wesleyan University, University of St. Francis, Huntington University, Purdue University-Calumet, and Calumet College of St. Joseph. The tournament was supposed to be two rounds but was shorted to 18 holes due to inclement weather.
Overall, CCSJ would go on to finish 6th scoring 334 after 18 holes. Tyler Nicol led the way for the Crimson Wave as he shot 77 which ended up being +5 on the course which was good enough for third overall. Anthony Rubio shot a 78 which tied for sixth overall. Michael Bafia shot an 89 which put him in 40th. Anthony Spalla and Steve Rankin shot a 90 and 93 respectively.
The Crimson Wave will next compete in the CCAC Championships on April 21st and 22nd that will complete their 2014 season.
Men Compete at Warner
The Crimson Wave men’s golf team competed in the Warner University Golf Classic Invitational held in Sebring, Florida on March 3rd. There were thirteen colleges and universities that competed in this event that include: Warner University, Thomas University, Faulkner University, Embry Riddle-University, Webber International, Webber University-Gold, Shorter University, Palm Beach Atlantic, Warner University-Royal, University of Tampa, Ave Maria University, Wheeling Jesuit University, and Calumet College of St. Joseph. CCSJ would go on to finish 12th overall in this two day event.
Anthony Rubino led the way for CCSJ scoring a 159 and ended with a +15 on the day. Tyler Nicol finished 62nd with a 173. Anthony Spalla, Steve Rankin, and Michael Bafia shot 179, 192, and 204 respectively. Overall it was a great trip for the young men as they are getting into the heart of their Spring schedule.
The men’s team will return to action this Spring on Saturday March 22nd and 23rd when they travel up to Moravia, Iowa to compete in the Iowa Intercollegiate Championships.