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Hamilton College Hamilton Continentals
Men's Golf Program
198 College Hill Rd.
Clinton, New York 13323
Organizations: NCAA Div III
Conferences: ECAC, New Eng. Small Coll. (NESCAC)

Golf Scholarships: No No
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
Under 5K Private 1812 1,950 48% M - 52% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 54,620 $ 54,620 $ 13,870
Hamilton Continentals 2017 - 2018 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Hamilton College Invitational 09/02/2017 season The Yahnundasis GC New Hartford,NY 1
2 SLU Men’s Invitational 09/09/2017 season St Lawrence G.C. Canton NY 2
3 34th Duke Nelson Invitational 09/16/2017 season Ralph Myhre G.C. Middlebury VT 13
4 Williams Fall Invitational 09/23/2017 season Taconic G. C. Williamstown MA 10
5 Utica College Invitational 09/23/2017 season Yahnundasis G.C. New Hartford,NY 2
6 NESCAC Fall Qualifier 09/30/2017 conf Indian Hill G.C. Newongton CT 5
7 Hamilton vs. SUNY Delhi 04/14/2018 season Rome C.C. NY 1
8 Williams Spring Invitational 04/21/2018 season Taconic G.C. Williamstwn, MA 4
Hamilton Continentals 2018 - 2019 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Hamilton College Invitational 09/01/2018 season The Yahnundasis GC New Hartford,NY 1
2 SLU Men’s Invitational 09/08/2018 season St Lawrence G.C. Canton NY 2
3 35th Duke Nelson Invitational 09/15/2018 season Ralph Myhre G.C. Middlebury VT 8
4 Williams Fall Invitational 09/22/2018 season Taconic G. C. Williamstown MA 8
5 NESCAC Fall Qualifier 09/29/2018 conf Lyman Orchards Middlefield CT 3
6 Dr. Tim Brown Invitational 04/13/2019 season Ballston Spa CC Ballston Spa NY 8
7 Williams Spring Invitational 04/20/2019 season Taconic G.C. Williamstwn, MA 4
8 2019 NESCAC Men’s Championship 04/27/2019 conf Ralph Myhre G.C. Middlebur VT 2
Head Coach: Lauren Cupp
Office Phone: 315-859-4594
Fax: 315-859-4117
Email: lcupp@hamilton.edu

Lauren Cupp was promoted to Hamilton head coach from associate head coach in 2017. Cupp started her Hamilton golf coaching career as an assistant in the fall of 2012 when women's golf was added as an intercollegiate varsity sport. She was promoted to associate head coach in June 2015. Cupp is one of the top women's golfers in Central New York. She won the 2017 New York State Golf Association Women's Mid-Amateur Championship after finishing in the top 10 five times in the event. Cupp qualified for the 2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship and then made the cut for match play competition. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Hamilton and she earned her master's degree in childhood education from Utica College.

Hamilton College finished second of four teams in the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship played at Ralph Myhre Golf Course in Middlebury, VT. Unseasonably cold, wet weather shortened the tournament to 27 holes. Trinity shot a 430 total to win by four strokes over the Hamilton Continentals at 434. Middlebury placed third, and Tufts was fourth. Those were the four teams to advance from the NESCAC Fall Qualifier.

Sam Vogel (36-70=106) took second, and Milan Matneja (35-72=107) was a shot back in third to pace the Continentals

Hamilton opened with 292 and held on to claim third place in the fall 2018-19 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Qualifier at Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, Conn. Middlebury edged Trinity by one stroke for the title, and Tufts was fourth. Those top four teams qualified for the spring NESCAC championship competing for the berth to the NCAA D-III Championship. The course was par 72, measuring 6,614 yards and produced an average 18-hole score of 77.8 strokes.

Hamilton's Thomas Graham (73-69=142) took second, and Milan Matneja (71-75=146) tied for fourth.

Hamilton placed fifth in the fall 2017-18 NESCAC Qualifier and did not advance with teams finishing 1-2-3-4.

Hamilton College tied for sixth and did not advance in the fall 2016-17 NESCAC Qualifier.

The top four teams from the fall 2015-16 NESCAC qualifier advanced to the spring 2016 NESCAC Championship. Hamilton took fourth for the year.

Hamilton tied with Amherst for third place in the fall 2015-16 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Qualifier.

Hamilton finished second in the fall 2014-15 NESCAC qualifier.

The Continentals placed fourth in the 2015 NESCAC Championship.

Hamilton tied for seventh in the fall 2013-14 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Qualifier.

The Continentals tied with Middlebury for third place at the 2013 NESCAC Championship.

Hamilton placed third behind Trinity and Williams in the fall 2012-13 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Qualifier. Hamilton finished fourth in the fall 2011-12 NESCAC Qualifier.

 Hamilton qualified for the 2004 NCAA Division III Championships.

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Clinton’s Skenandoa Club and Yahnundasis Golf Club
Practice Facilities: The Bob Simon Golf Practice Facility was built in 2018-19 and has a practice green, short game area, full driving range and covered hitting bays.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1470
SAT 25-75 Percentile 1430 - 1520
Average ACT 33.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 42.0 - 34.0
Application Deadline 1/1
Acceptance Rate 26%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
African/Asian and International Studies, Art, Classics, Communications, Dance, Drama, Economics, Liberal Arts, Music, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Religion, ROTC - Air Force, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Mathematics)
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