Broucek, Beacham lead golfers

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Michael Broucek and Sam Funderburg both shot a 78 for the Colby College golf team in the second round of the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship Qualifier on Sunday at Ralph Myhre Golf Course.

Broucek had an 82 on Saturday and finished with a two-day total of 160. Funderburg and Andrew Beacham (pictured) tied with a 163 total. Beacham followed up his 83 Saturday with an 80.
Matt Bullock shot an 81 Sunday and finished with a 167 total for the Mules. Alden Southworth added an 87.
The Mules, playing without leading golfer Geoff Sullivan, finished ninth with a score of 653.
Williams College and Trinity College both had a 585 total, but the Ephs won the title in a tie-breaker by having the lower score Sunday among the fifth golfers. Amherst College (586) and
Middlebury College (587) were the other two teams to qualify for the four-team championship round in the spring.

Tufts finished fifth with a score of 605 and was followed by Hamilton (608), Bowdoin (608), Bates (632), the Mules, and Wesleyan (695).