Central Moves Up To Fourth At NEC Men's Golf Championships

Central Moves Up To Fourth At NEC Men's Golf Championships

The Central Connecticut men's golf team moved up to fourth place after second round action at the Northeast Conference Championships on Saturday. The Blue Devils were tied for first after day one, but shot a team score of 305 today and are 11 strokes back of the lead. Sophomore Kevin Josephson led CCSU for the second straight day, coming in at three over par 75 on Saturday.

Central improved on its team score by five strokes from first to second round competition and now has a total score of 615. Robert Morris leads the way with a two-round score of 604, while Sacred Heart's 300 was the best team score on Saturday. The Pioneers are second with a total of 606 and St. Francis (PA) is third recording a score of 608.

Josephson is tied for sixth overall heading into final round action. The sophomore is five strokes behind Sacred Heart's Josh Salah, who tops the leaderboard with an even par 144 after two rounds. Junior Justin Hughes recorded the second best score for a Blue Devil on Saturday. He was one stroke back of Josephson, carding a 76 to total 158 for the tournament. Hughes is tied for 25th place.

Sophomore Greg Beloin and junior Eric Hawerchuk recorded identical scores of 77 on Saturday. The former is in 15th with a total of 153, while the latter is tied for 17th after two days with a score of 155. Freshman Dan Fanion rounds out the CCSU golfers. He improved on his first round score by four strokes (81) and is currently in 43rd with a total of 166.