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Salem State University Golf History

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Cumulative Scoring


Career Scoring 

Salem State Golf All-Americans

1970 Greg Gurry - HM 1995 Mike Chizauskas - 3rd
1973 Peter Bruni - HM 1995 Jay Ruschioni - HM
1974 Robert Dyer - HM 1997 Gary Scanlon - 3rd
1975 Robert Dyer - 3rd 2005 Matt Baran - 3rd
1976 David Corindia - HM 2006 Matt Baran - 3rd
1977 Paul Littlejohn - HM 2007 Matt Baran - 3rd
1978 Paul Littlejohn - HM 2009 Jeffrey Santora - 3rd
1979 Chuck Tryder - HM 2010 Nick Antonelli - 3rd
1979 Bill Lynch - 1st 2011 Nick Zolotas - 3rd
1980 Brian Martin - 3rd 2012 Nick Zolotas - 3rd
1980 Chuck Tryder - HM  
1981 Bill Lynch - 3rd  
1981 Chuck Tryder - HM  
1981 Steve Salah - HM  
1984 Tom Dyer - HM  
1985 Tom Dyer - HM  
1985 Scott Lumb - 2nd  
1986 Tom Dyer - HM  
1986 Mark Delaney - HM  
1987 Mark Delaney - 2nd  
1988 Tom Tobey - HM  
1989 Tom Tobey - HM  
1990 Kevin Daly - 1st  
1991 Kevin Daly - 3rd  
1992 Jay Ruschioni - 3rd  
1993 Jay Ruschioni - HM  
1993 Mike Chizauskas - HM  
1994 Jay Ruschioni - HM  


New England State College Athletic Conference Championships
1963 - Head Coach James Sullivan
1964 - Head Coach James Sullivan
1968 - Orleans Country Club, Orleans, VT - Head Coach George Jacobson
1969 - Orleans Country Club, Orleans, VT - Head Coach George Jacobson
1970 - Orleans Country Club, Orleans, VT - Head Coach George Jacobson
1971 - Orleans Country Club, Orleans, VT - Head Coach George Jacobson


MASCAC Men's Golf Championships (with Host - Site)
1971-72 - Salem St. (Salem State - Essex Country Club)
1972-73 - Salem St. (MCLA - Waubeeka Springs)
1973-74 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Mt. Wachusett Country Club)
1974-75 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Mt. Wachusett Country Club)
1976-77 - Salem St. (Westfield State - Tekoa Country Club)
1979-80 - Salem St.
1980-81 - Salem St. (Salem State - Essex Country Club)
1981-82 - Salem St.
1982-83 - Salem St.
1983-84 - Salem St. (Salem State - Beverly Golf/Tennis)
1985-86 - Salem St. (Mass Maritime - Wareham Country Club)
1989-90 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Sterling Country Club)
2009-10 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Blackstone National)
2010-11 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Blackstone National)
2011-12 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Blackstone National)
2013-14 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Blackstone National)
2015-16 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Blackstone National)
2016-17 - Salem St. (Worcester State - Blackstone National)
2017 (Fall) - Salem State (MCLA - Berkshire Hills)

Overall Titles
Salem State - 19

All-Time MASCAC Men's Golf Championship - Medalists
1971-72 - Stephen Campbell - Salem State                                                      2018 (Fall) - Eric Powers (co-medalist)
1972-73 - Peter Bruni - Salem State
1973-74 - Robert Dyer - Salem State
1974-75 - Kevin Lane - Salem State
1976-77 - Paul LittleJohn - Salem State
1977-78 - Jack Crowley - Salem State
1978-79 - William Lynch - Salem State
1979-80 - Chuck Trydor - Salem State
1980-81 - Chuck Trydor - Salem State
1981-82 - John Hogan - Salem State
1982-83 - Scott Fairbanks - Worcester State
1983-84 - Scott Fairbanks - Worcester State
1984-85 - Jim Bombard - Worcester State
1985-86 - Bob Cotter - Salem State/Tom Tobey - Salem State
1989-90 - Suspended Tournament
2009-10 - Bob Bruso - Worcester State/Jeff Santora - Salem State
2010-11 - Nick Zolotas - Salem State
2011-12 - Nick Zolotas - Salem State
2012-13 - Thomas Grant - Salem State
2013-14 - Thomas Grant - Salem State
2015-16 - Tom MacPherson - Salem State
2017 (Fall)- Chad Alibozak - Salem State

 



North Atlantic Men's Golf Championships
2014 - Salem State

North Atlantic Men's Individual Golf Championships
2013 - Cameron Daley - Salem State


Nick Zolotas competed as an individual at the 2012 NCAA Championships finishing in 56th place after two-days.


Eastern Athletic Conference Championships (ECAC)
1974 Ferncroft Country Club, Danvers, MA - James Lane, Bob Dyer, Bruce Morrison (Tied Medalist)
1979 Eastman Golf Club, Grantham, NH - Brian Halloran (Medalist)
1982 Essex Country Club, Manchester MA
1985 Beverly Country Club, Beverly, MA - Todd Gagnon (Medalist) Tom Dyer (Runner-Up)
1987 Myopia Country Club, Hamilton, MA

New England Intercollegiate Golf Association Championships
1977 (Fall) Paul Littlejohn (medalist) Hampden Counrty Club, Hampden, MA (Salem State 4th)
1979 (Fall) Waubeeka Golf Club, Williamstown, MA
1987 (Spring) Mark Delaney (medalist) New Seabury Country Club, Mashpee, MA (Salem State 2nd)
1989 (Spring) Tom Tobey (medalist) New Seabury Country Club, Mashpee, MA (Salem State 3rd)
1993
1997
2007 (Captains Course on Cape Cod)
2009 (Captains Course on Cape Cod)
2011 (Captains Course on Cape Cod)


Tournament Championships: 
Western Connecticut Invitational - 1973
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament - 1979
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament - 1980
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament -1981

New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship - 1993

Korzec Invitational - 1997

Western New England Invitational- 1997

New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship - 1997 

UMass Dartmouth Invitational - 1998

WPI Invitational Championship - 1999

WPI Invitational Championship - 2000
ECAC New England Championship (New England Country Club) - 2005
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament (Stow Acres Country Club)- 2006
Skidmore Invitational (Saratoga Springs, NY) - 2006
Williams Invitational (Williamstown, MA) - 2006
ECAC New England Championship (New England Country Club) - 2006
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament (Stow Acres Country Club) - 2007
Williams Quad Challenge (Taconic Golf Club) - 2007
New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship (Captains Course on Cape Cod) - 2007
Babson College Spring Invitational (Atlantic Country Club, Plymouth, MA) - 2007
Babson College Spring Invitational (Atlantic Country Club, Plymouth, MA) - 2009
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament (Stow Acres Country Club) - 2009
Worcester State Invitational (Sterling National Country Club) - 2009
Duke Nelson Invitational (Middlebury, VT) - 2009
New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship (Captains Course on Cape Cod) - 2009
Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament (Stow Acres Country Club) - 2010
MASCAC Championship (Blackstone National Golf Course) - 2010
UMass Dartmouth Fall Invitational (Dartmouth, MA) - 2010
UMass Dartmouth Hampton Inn Invitational (Allendale Country Club) - 2011
Johnson & Wales University Wildcat Invitational (Cranston Country Club) - 2011
MASCAC Championship (Blackstone National Golf Course) - 2011
Williams Invitational (Williamstown, MA) - 2011
ECAC New England Championship (Hampden Country Club) - 2011
New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship (Captains Course on Cape Cod) - 2011
MASCAC Championship (Blackstone National Golf Course) - 2012
MASCAC Championship (Blackstone National Golf Course) - 2014
North Atlantic Men's Golf Championship (Black Swan Country Club) - 2014
MASCAC Championship (Blackstone National Golf Course) 2015-16
MASCAC Championship (Blackstone National Golf Course) 2016-17
MASCAC Championship (Berkshire Hills) 2017 (Fall)


Individual Medalists:
Tom Dyer - Bowdoin Tournament -1982
Tom Dyer - Toski Tournament - 1982
Chuck Tryder - Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament - 1980
Chuck Tryder - Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament - 1981
Chuck Tryder - Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament - 1982
Tom Dyer - Massachusetts Intercollegiate Tournament - 1985
Thomas Tobey - MCAC co-medalist - 1986
Thomas Tobey - Toski Tournament co-medalist - 1987
Thomas Tobey - New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship - 1989
Kevin Daly - New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship 1990
Jay Ruschioni New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship 1993
Jason Potty New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship 1995
Mark Bono UMass Dartmouth Invitational 1998
Mark Bono Mass Intercollegiate 2000
Mark Bono UMass Lowell Invitational 2000
Matt Baran (72) - Western New England Inviational - 2002
Matt Baran - ECAC Division III Championship - 2004
Matt Baran - Duke Nelson Invitationall - 2004
Matt Baran - Williams Spring Challenge - 2005
Matt Baran - Mass Intercollegiate Championship - 2005
Ken Haskell - Korzec Invitational - 2007
Matt Baran - Williams Quad Challenge - 2007
Matt Baran - Viking Open - 2007
Sean LaBelle (141) - Skidmore Invitational - 2006
Brian Cawley (144) - New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championship - 2007
Jeff Santora (68) - Worcester State Invitational - 2009
Jeff Santora (138) - Tim Brown Invitational - 2009
Jeff Santora (135) - Williams Invitational - 2009
Nick Antonelli (145) - Duke Nelson Invitational -2009
Nick Antonelli (143)- Division III NEIGA Tournament - 2009
Jeff Santora (74) MASCAC Championship - co-champion - 2010
Matt Sebet (75) UMass Dartmouth Fall Invitational - 2010
Matt Sebet (149) New England Intercollegiate Golf Association - co-champion - 2010
Nick Zolotas (148) Johnson & Wales University Wildcat Invitational - 2011  
Nick Zolotas (69) MASCAC Championship - 2011
Nick Zolotas (143) Williams Invitational - 2011
Nick Zolotas (70) ECAC New England Championship - 2011
Chris Berry (152) UMass Dartmouth Hampton Inn Invitational (Allendale Country Club) - 2012
Nick Zolotas (66) MASCAC Championship - 2012
Nick Zolotas (73) Western New England Invitational - 2012
Thomas Grant (77) MASCAC Championship - 2013
Cameron Daley (145) North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championships - 2013
Thomas Grant (39) MASCAC Championship - 2014
Tom MacPherson (74) MASCAC Championship - 2016
Chad Alibozek (73) - MASCAC Championship (Fall) - 2017


Division III Ping Northeast All-Region
Jeff Santora - 2010
Nick Antonelli - 2010
Nick Zolotas - 2011
Nick Zoltas - 2012
Chris Berry - 2012

Coaching Honors:
George Jacobson - 1973-1989 Division III NCAA Golf Coach of the Year seven times (Coached Salem State to 23 consecutive NCAA appearances)
George Jacobson - 1990 Salem State University Hall of Fame inductee
George Jacobson - 1996 Dick Gordon Collegiate Classic Honoree
George Jacobson - 1997 Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame
George Jacobson - 2006 Gordon McCullough Award
George Jacobson - 2009 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Distinguished Service Award

Steve Campbell - 2007 NCAA Northeast District 1 Coach of the Year
Steve Campbell - 2013 Gordon McCullough Award


Guy Tedesco Award
Jeff Santora - 2009
Jason Ruschioni - 1995
Kevin Daly - 1991

Scholasctic Awards

Charles Tryder Presidents Award - 1982
John Hogan Presidents Award - 1984
Jason Ruschioni Presidents Award - 1995
Kevin Daly President's Cup - 1991
Jason Ruschioni Academic All Amercian - 1995
Jeff Santora (Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar, President's Cup) - 2010
Nick Antonelli, (Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar, Galaris Scholar Award) - 2010
Matt Sebet (Galaris Scholar Award) - 2013
Ryan Swart, (NAC Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year, Galaris Scholar Award) - 2017

New England Intercollegiate Golf Association
Spring 1973 - Scott Pryor, Runner-up to medalist @ Kirkbrea CC RI
Fall 1974 - James Lane, 6 th of 248 finishers
Fall 1976 - Mark Shanley, 9 th of 190 finishers
Fall 1977 - Paul Littlejohn, (Medalist) @ Hampden CC Hampden MA
Fall 1977 - Team Championship ( Paul Littlejohn, Charles Tryder, Bill Lynch, Brian Martin, Barney Halloran) Waubeeka Spring Taconic CC Williamstown MA
Fall - 1981 - Bill Lynch Honorable Mention, All New England Team New Seabury CC Fall - 1981 - John Hogan Honorable Mention, All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1983 - John Hogan, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1983 - Tom Dyer, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1984 - Tom Dyer, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1984 - Mike Chase, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1985 - Tom Dyer, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1985 - Todd Gagnon, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1986 - Tom Dyer, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1986 - Mark Delaney, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1987 - Mark Delaney, (Medalist) New Seabury CC
Spring - 1987 - Bernie Doherty, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1987 - Wayne Leal, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1987- Steve Serino, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1988 - Tom Tobey, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1988 - Kevin Daly, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1988 - John Silvestro, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Spring - 1989 - Tom Tobey, (Medalist) New Seabury CC
Spring - 1989 - Kevin Daley, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC

Fall - 1991 Kevin Daly, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1992 Scott Guild, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1993 Jason Ruschioni, (Medalist) New Seabury CC
Fall - 1993-Team CO-Champions ( Jason Ruschioni, Mike Chizauskis, Gary Scanlon, Kenny Gaetz ,Scott Guild) New seabury CC
Fall - 1994 Jason Ruschioni, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1994 Gary Scanlon, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1995 Jason Potty,(Medalist) New Seabury CC
Fall - 1995 Jason Ruschioni, HM ALL New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 1997 Jason Potty, HM All New England Team New Seabury CC
Fall - 2000 Mike Kraft, HM All New England Team Captains GC Brewster MA
Fall - 2004 Chris Anderson, HM All New England Team Captains GC Brewster MA
Fall - 2006 Chris Anderson, HM All New England Team Captains GC Brewster MA
Fall - 2007 Brian Cawley, ( Medalist) Captains GC Brewster MA

Fall - 2007 Jeff Santora, HM All New England Team Captains GC Brewster MA
Fall - 2010 Matt Sebet , HM All New England Team Captains GC Brewster MA
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Recognition as outstanding New England Intercollegiate Student Golfer ( Guy Tedesco Award)
1991 Kevin Daly, Salem State
1995 Jason Ruschion, Salem State
2010 Jeff Santora, Salem State


Salem State University Hall of Fame inductees
Class of 1969 Gerald Driscoll
Class of 1974 Robert Dyer
Class of 1976 Peter Bruni
Class of 1981 William Lynch
Class of 1982 Charles Tryder
Class of 1987 Tom Dyer
Class of 1987 Mark Delaney
Class of 1991 Kevin Daly
Class of 1996 Jason Ruschioni

Class of 2006 Mike Chizauskis


Salem State Recognition at Athletic Banquet
1982 Charles Tryder Presidents Award
1984 John Hogan Presidents Award
1995 Jason Ruschioni Presidents Award

 
 

Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC)
1971 North East Qualifying Round @ Burlington CC Vermont
1972 North East Qualifying Round @Hanover CC New Hampshire
1973 James Lane & Robert Dyer Qualified @ Hickory Ridge CC MA
1973 James Lane 3rd place Finish @ Finals @ Pleasant Valley CC Sutton MA
1974 First Place Qualifing Round @ Ferncroft CC Danvers MA ( James Lane, Bob Dyer, Bruce Morrison, Tied for Medalist)
1975 David Corindia & Patrick Scally Qualifyed @ Hickory Ridge GC Amherst MA
1976 North East Qualifing Round @ Portland CC Portland ME
1976 4th place tie with West Point @ Finals Horsham PA
1976 Paul Littlejohn ( Medalist) @ ECAC Finals Commonwealth National CC Horsham PA
1977 North East Qualifing Round @ Hanover CC Hanover NH
1977 - 6th place finish @ Colgate GC Hamilton NY
1978 - North East Qualifying Round @ Hanover CC Hanover NH ( Steve Hogan 4th individual
1979 - Won Team Qualifing Round @ Eastman GC Grantham NH ( Brian Halloran Medalist)
1979 - Co Champions @ Finals Penn National GC Fayetteville PA ( Brian Halloran, Paul Littlejohn. William Lynch, Charles Tryder, Brian Martin)
1980 - Charles Tryder, Qualified as individual 5th place.
1981 - Won Qualifying Round @ Stowe CC Stowe VT ( Steve Hogan runner up Individual)
1982 - Won Qualifying Round @ Essex CC Essex MA,
1983 - North East Qualifying Round ( Tom Dyer 3rd individual)
1984 - Scott Lumb 6th place individual Essex CC Essex MA
1985 - Won Qualifying Round @ Beverly G&T Beverly MA ( Todd Gagnon Medalist)
1985 - Tom Dyer Runner up @ Penn National GC Fayetteville PA
1986 - North East Qualifying Round @ Hanover CC, Hanover NH
1986 - Mark Delaney & Wayne Leal 11th place individual @ Seven Oaks CC Hamilton NY
1987 - Won North East Qualifying Round @ Bay Point CC Onset MA ( Tom Tobey & Bernie Doherty)
1988 - North East Qualifying Round @ Penobscot Valley CC @ Orono Me ( John Silvestro medalist)

1988 - Final 3rd place team @ Hershey CC Hershey PA ( John Silvestro Runner up)


NCAA Championship Invitations
(Note) 1969 through 1974 comprised of teams from Div. II & Div. III as of 1975 Div. III held its own.
1969 - @ Albuquerque NM finished 11th of 22 teams.
1970 - @Warren Ohio finished 12th of 36 teams.
1971 - @Chico California finished 17th of 34 teams.
1972 - @ Williamstown MA finished 18th of 36 teams.
1973 - @Riverside California finished 17th of 25 teams.
1974 - @Tampa Florida finished 18th of 31 teams.
1975 - @ Ft. Campbell Kentucky finished 8th of 20 teams.
1976 - @ Springfield Ohio finished 9th of 21 teams.
1977 - @ Gambia Ohio finished 10th of 20 Teams.
1978 - @Wooster Ohio finished 13th of 20 teams.
1979 - @Brandermill Virginia finished 6th of 20 teams.
1980 - @ Des Moines Iowa finished 6th of 20 teams.
1981 - @Pinehurst NC finished 8th of 18 teams.
1982 - @ Springfield Ohio finished 14th of 19 teams.
1983 - @ Wooster Ohio finished 12th of 19 teams.
1984 - @ Baldwinsville NY finished 10th of 21 teams.
1985 - @ Rochester NY finished 10th of 19 teams.
1986 - @ Exeter PA finished 6th of 20 teams.
1987 - @ Mansfield Ohio finished 8th of 120 teams.
1988 - @ Greensboro Ohio finished 13 of 21 teams.

1989 - @ Panora Iowa finished 8th of 22 team.
2007 - @ Hawthorns Golf and Country Club 22nd of 35 teams.
2015 - @ Grandover Resort 39th out of 41 teams.


Nick Zolotas competed as an individual at the 2012 NCAA Championships finishing 56th after two days.


Thomas Tobey won the NCAA III Long Drive Championship in 1987




2014 North Atlantic Conference Championship

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