Posted by Skidmore Athletics
SANDESTIN, Fl-- The Skidmore College golf team got off to a slow start in the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational being played at the par-71 Raven Golf Club at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort.
The Thoroughbreds shot an opening round 307, 17-strokes off leader Guilford College. The 54-hole event features 18 of the nation's top NCAA Division III schools.
Texas Tyler is second with 291, five ahead of third place Rhodes College. Illiniois Wesleyan (298) and St. John Fisher College (297) round out the top five.
Guilford's Noah Ratner is the early leader with a five-under 66.
Anthony Dillisio was Skidmore's first-round leader with a three-over 74, one stroke ahead of Garett Colgan '13. Zack Grossman '15 (77), Scott Pinder '14 (81) and John McCarthy '13 (87) round out the Thoroughbred scoring.