John Abbott Named CCC Golfer of the Week

John Abbott Named CCC Golfer of the Week

CCC Release

Higganum, Conn. native finished fifth at season-opening Bill Detrick Invitational

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (September 11, 2017) – Senior John Abbott (Higganum, Conn.) of the Western New England University men's golf team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Golfer of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.

Abbott earns this honor for the third time in his career after finishing fifth overall in the 63-player field at the season-opening Bill Detrick Invitational over the weekend. Abbott, who was tied atop the leaderboard following Saturday's opening round with a one-over par 73, carded a 77 on Sunday and finished with a two-day score of 150.

A two-time All-CCC first team selection, Abbott helped the Golden Bears finish third of ten teams at the event.

Western New England will be right back in action next weekend at the Duke Nelson Invitational, hosted by Middlebury College at Ralph Myhre Golf Course in Middlebury, Vt.