Ferraro Leads Lancers to 4th Place Finish at Westfield State Invitational

Ferraro Leads Lancers to 4th Place Finish at Westfield State Invitational

WESTFIELD, Mass. – Worcester State University's Steven Ferraro (Leicester, Mass.) helped the Lancers to a 4th place finish at the Westfield State University Invitational men's golf tournament on Tuesday (Sep. 27) afternoon at the Tekoa Country Club.


"Steve played great all day, as he was only one shot out of first place," stated Worcester State assistant coach Zach Camarra.


Ferraro tied for second place as he carded a 38 on the front nine, and then a 35 on the back nine to score a 73 (+2) on the par-71 course.


"He's one of our co-captains this season and his performance is going to be a big boost for our entire team," said Camarra.


Worcester State's Mike Jezierski (Thompson, Conn.) carded a 78 on the day as he recorded 41 strokes on the front nine, and improved on the back nine with 37 for a 13th place finish.


Both Patrick Sharron (Boylston, Mass.) and Eddie Peladeau (Douglas, Mass.) came in tied at 27th place as they each marked 84 strokes on the afternoon (42 on the front, and 42 on the back).


Rounding up the scoring for Worcester State was Kyle Puzzo (Ludlow, Mass.) who tied at 55th place with a score of 92 (47-45).


Babson College's Martin Jensen (Bronxville, N.Y.) won the individual title and led his team, the Beavers, to the team title.


Out of the 14 teams competing in the tournament, Rhode Island College came in at second place with a score of 306, Westfield State came in just behind at with 309 and Worcester State came in at fourth with 329.


"The team played real solid today," commented Camarra. "The entire team battled through a wet golf course and some really hard pin locations. We're proud of the finish today and looking forward to the rest of the season."


The Lancers next tournament is on Oct. 8 when they host the Worcester City Championships at Blackstone National in Sutton, Mass.