The Binghamton golf team opened its season at the Colgate Fall Invitational this weekend, finishing in a tie for sixth out of 14 teams. Army took first with a total team score of 873(+9), consistently scoring under 300 in each of the invitational’s three rounds.

Binghamton improved drastically through the rounds, dropping its score from an initial 318 strokes to 299 in the third round of play for a total of 924(+60). A small consolation for last year’s winner.

Senior Jack Sedgewick recorded the team’s best individual round by shooting 71(-1) in the third. On a larger scale, Sameer Kalia, who shot 73(+2) in the same round, led his team with a 15th-place individual finish. Josh Holling had led the team through the first two rounds on Saturday, but dropped from ninth to 19th after finishing six above par in the third round. The senior finished with a total of 228 strokes (+12).

Rounding out Binghamton’s weekend, Segdewick finished in 25th with a score of 232(+16), junior Jesse Perkins placed 56th and senior Stephen Mincone took 66th.

The Bearcats will look to improve at their next outing, which is the Cornell Fall Invitational set for Sept. 20 and 21.