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Golf takes 5th at Regionals; Baumeister and Engel qualify for National Tournament

The Genesee Community College golf team took fifth place at the Region III Tournament hosted by Mohawk Valley Community College on May 13-14.

The Cougars were in third place after day one and fell to fifth after the final round.

Adam Baumeister (78/83), Alec Engel (83/84), Trevor Leach (85/86) and Andrew Steinbrenner (93/98) combined to shoot a 690 during the two-day event which was won by Monroe Community College (635). Jamestown Community College (644), Onondaga Community College (668) and Jefferson Community College (684) rounded out the top-five teams.

In addition to being named to the All-Region team, Baumeister, along with Engel, has qualified to participate in the NJCAA National Tournament which will be held at the Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautaqua, NY. The tournament will run from June 4-7.

Leach, who missed the cut for the national tournament by two strokes, will be first alternate.