WESTFIELD, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College men's golf team placed fifth at the Westfield State Invitational Wednesday at Tekoa Country Club.
The Lions posted a team score of 336 to finish ahead of Rhode Island College, MCLA, and Albertus Magnus.
Michael Dietz (North Charleston, S.C.) finished in a three-way tie atop the individual leaderboard with a 75. The sophomore came up short in a three-man playoff as Westfield State's Ryan Koczela outlasted Dietz and Austin Walters from Northern Vermont-Johnson to claim the title.
Looking ahead, Eastern Nazarene will host Wentworth and Roger Williams September 25 at South Shore Country Club in Hingham, Massachusetts.