VESTAL, NY — Binghamton golf kicks off the fall season Saturday morning at the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Tournament, hosted by Colgate. Saturday’s action will see 36 holes of golf played by each competitor followed by a final round of 18 on Sunday. The two-day event will feature 14 teams competing and will be held at Seven Oaks Golf Club.

“We’re really looking forward to the start of our season,” said head coach Bernie Hercig. “With the loss of four seniors last year, it’s like having a new team and I’m really excited that our freshmen are growing, gaining experience and becoming a big part of this program. We have some new tournaments on the schedule that we have I haven’t competed in a while so I’m really looking forward to competing at some of these venues.”

BU fire five players, including key contributors Evan Sitt, Shawn Collella and tynan jones. Sitts, a senior, placed 13th at the Big Sky Championships in 2021. His final lap 70 moved him up six places on the final day.

Second year Shawn Collella showed promise in his rookie season and will be considered a key player for the Bearcats in 2022. The Marcellus native posted a 69 round at the Towson Invitational and had the team’s fourth-best stroke average there. has a season. He also finished a top 10.

Second year tynan jones will also slip into a bigger role. He competed in six events in 2021. Freshman Harrison Blech impressed early on and will launch his career this weekend.

Other returning players on the roster include Ryan Millevoi and Ryan Lovelass.

Freshmen Brandon Conner and Sean Shen join Blech as newcomers to the roster.

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