O'Malley Named NE10 Rookie of the Week, Johnson Grabs Honor Roll Nod

O'Malley Named NE10 Rookie of the Week, Johnson Grabs Honor Roll Nod

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College men's golf first-year Owen O'Malley (Marshfield, Mass./Marshfield) was named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 2. Junior Matt Johnson (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury Regional) landed the lone spot on the Weekly Honor Roll.

O'Malley shot a 6-over 78 on Sunday to tie for fifth place in a dual match with 2018 NCAA Tournament qualifier Franklin Pierce University. He was one stroke behind Johnson for fourth place while coming within five strokes of second. O'Malley debuted with the best score by a Saint Michael's first-year since Tim Donnelly '20 shot a 77 in his collegiate debut on Sept. 9, 2016.

Johnson shot a 5-over 77 on Sunday to take fourth in the same match. He was the top Purple Knight finisher and came within four strokes of second place. This is the 22nd time Johnson has broken 80 in his collegiate career.

Next on the schedule for the Purple Knights is the Franklin Pierce Fall Invitational at Keene (N.H.) Country Club on Sunday and Monday. Sunday's tee time is at 1:30 p.m.