BANGOR, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy golf finished day one of the North Atlantic Conference Championship with an overall team score of 320 to tie for fifth place overall with Johnson State.
Joseph Moir (Bangor, Maine) led the Mariners after day one, shooting a 77 on the afternoon, tying for 15th place overall, while teammate Erich Klopfer (Palm Harbor, Fla.) was just one-shot off Moir with a 78 to tie for 17th place. Karson Eaton (Mapleton, Maine) carded an 81 to sit in 24th place, Chance Whittemore (Skowhegan, Maine) carded an 84 to rank 28th and Chase Whittemore (Skowhegan, Maine) shot an 87 on day one to sit in 32nd place.
Husson University (289) holds a two-stroke lead over Salem State (291) after day one. Salem State's Chad Alibozek sits atop the leaderboard after carding a 68 (-3), followed by Husson's Daulton Wickenden who shot a round of 69. Ryan Swart from Salem State placed third with a 70, while Castleton's Zachary Temple and Husson's Mackenzie Clow rounded out the top five with scores of 71 and 72 respectively.
The second round of the 2016 NAC Championship will get underway on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. when Green Mountain and MCLA tee off first. Those two schools will be followed by Johnson, Maine Maritime and Castleton before UMaine-Farmington, Salem State, and Husson pair up for the final rounds of the day.