2010-11 Men's Golf News

May 19, 2011
Morgan Named NEC Men's Golf Rookie of the Year, Josephson Named to Second Team
Central Connecticut freshman Daniel Morgan was named the Northeast Conference Men's Golf Rookie of the Year on Thursday afternoon. His teammate, junior Kevin Josephson earned a spot on the All-NEC Second Team. Both golfers played every round for the Blue Devils this season and contributed to Central's New England Championship.

May 17, 2011
Junior Kevin Josephson Named to All-New England Division I First Team
Central Connecticut junior golfer Kevin Josephson has been named to the All-New England First Team on Monday. Josephson earns the honor after a great 2010-11 year in which he posted five top-10 finishes and captured a pair of individual titles.

May 1, 2011
Men's Golf Finishes Fourth at NEC Championship
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished fourth at the Northeast Conference Championship with a team score of 915 strokes. The Blue Devils improved in each round of the tournament by shooting a 304 on Sunday. Senior Eric Hawerchuck was the top Blue Devil finisher on the 6,937 yard, par-72 Champions Gate Golf Course in Orlando, Florida. Hawerchuk improved every round and finished with a team-best round of 69 on Sunday to tie for 10th.

April 30, 2011
Men's Golf Improves Score, but Falls to Seventh in the Team Standings
The Central Connecticut men's golf team improved their team score by one stroke to 305 for the second round of the Northeast Conference Championship. The CCSU squad shot a 306 during round one of the 54 hole event. The Blue Devils 611 stroke performance drops them to seventh in the team standings. The NEC Championships are being played on the 6,937 yard, par-72 Champions Gate Golf Course in Orlando, Florida.

April 29, 2011
Men's Golf Tied for Fifth After Day One of NEC Championships
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished day one of the 2011 Northeast Conference Golf Championships in a three way tie for fifth place. The Blue Devils posted a team score of 306 strokes tying with St. Francis (PA) and Long Island. Pacing the Central team was senior Justin Hughes who shot an opening round 75 on the 6,937 yard, par-72 Champions Gate Golf Course in Orlando, Florida.

April 10, 2011
Men's Golf Tied for Third at New England Division I Championships
Kevin Josephson and Eric Hawerchuk each shot a day-one 74 and are tied for fifth place as the Central Connecticut men's golf team is tied for third after round one of the New England Division I Championships on Saturday. The tournament is being plated at the Newport National Country Club in Middletown, RI.

April 10, 2011
Men's Golf Wins New England Division I Golf Championship
The Central Connecticut men's golf team shot an incredible day two score of 289 and claimed the New England Division I Men's Golf Championships on Sunday. The tournament was played at the Newport National Country Club in Middletown, RI. The course is a par-72 and is 7,244 yards long. The Blue Devils had four golfers shoot 73 or better on the second day of the tournament to claim the title.

April 4, 2011
Men's Golf Finishes 13th at Wildcat Invitational
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished 13th at the Villanova Wildcat Invitational. The Blue Devils totaled 622 strokes good for a final score of 54-over par. Central was led by sophomore Dan Fanion who posted 152 strokes for the two rounds. He finished tied for 32nd.

April 3, 2011
Men's Golf Tied for 14th After Round One of Wildcat Invitational
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished their first round of play at the Wildcat Invitational, but several teams did not as the round was stopped because of darkness. The Blue Devils were tied for 14th when play was halted. Sophomore Dan Fanion was the Blue Devils top performer shooting a +3 in the first round. The Wildcat Invitational is being played on par-71 7,009 yard White Manor course in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

March 23, 2011
Hawerchuk Earns NEC Weekly Honor
Central Connecticut senior Eric Hawerchuk was named Northeast Conference Co-Golfer of the Week on Wednesday afternoon. Hawerchuk was one of three Blue Devils to tie for 20th at the C & F Bank Intercollegiate Invitational. Teammates Daniel Morgan and Justin Hughes also finished with 147 strokes to join Hawerchuk in 20th.

March 22, 2011
Men's Golf Tied for Sixth After Day One
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished day one of the C & F Bank Intercollegiate Invitational in a three way tie for sixth place with a total of 294 strokes. The Blue Devils were led by freshman Daniel Morgan who is currently tied for fourth place. Morgan shot a two-under 70 on the 6,659 yard par-72 course. The event hosted by the College of William and Mary.

March 22, 2011
Blue Devils Finish Sixth at William and Mary
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished sixth at the C & F Bank Intercollegiate Invitational hosted by the College of William and Mary. The Blue Devils finished with a team score of 589 strokes, just one behind Towson University for fifth place. Central was led by a trio of golfers who finished tied for 20th at the event.

March 13, 2011
Men's Golf Finishes 10th at Mission Inn Spring Fling
The Central Connecticut men's golf team has completed its first tournament of the Spring. The Blue Devils finished 10th at this weekend's Mission Inn Spring Fling in Howey-in-Hills, Florida. The Blue Devils posted their lowest score of the tournament on Sunday with a 305 stroke performance on Sunday. The team finished with a 62 over-par 926 for the three rounds.

March 12, 2011
Men's Golf in Ninth After Day Two at Mission Inn Spring Fling
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished round two of the Mission Inn Spring Fling on Saturday. The Blue Devils finished the round in ninth place with a total score of 621 strokes. Central is one of 13 teams in the field this weekend on the par-72 Las Colinas course.

March 11, 2011
Men's Golf in Ninth Place at Mission Inn Spring Fling in Florida
The Central Connecticut men's golf team has started its spring season with a trip to Howey-in-Hills, Florida, to play in the Mission Inn Spring Fling beginning on Friday. The Blue Devils are in ninth place overall after the first day of the 13-team tournament. Central shot a team score of 315 (+27) on the par-72 Las Colinas course.

February 17, 2011
Men's Golf Selected as NEC Preseason Favorite
The Central Connecticut men's golf team was selected as the 2011 Northeast Conference Preseason favorite. The Blue Devils earned the top spot in a preseason poll of the leagues 10 coaches. Coach Kevin Giancola's squad finished fifth at last year NEC Championship, but a strong Fall season has the conference's coaches viewing the Blue Devils as the favorite.

October 20, 2010
Josephson Named NEC Golfer of the Week for the Third Time This Fall
Junior men's golfer Kevin Josephson earned his third Northeast Conference Golfer of the Week honor on Wednesday, it was announced by the conference office. Josephson, who has earned medalist honors twice this fall, tied for the top spot at the 76th Annual NEIGA Championship on Monday and Tuesday. He finished second in the tournament after falling in a playoff.

October 19, 2010
Men's Golf Finishes Third at NEIGA Championship; Josephson Second Following Playoff
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished third at the 76th Annual NEIGA Championship which completed on Tuesday. Junior Kevin Josephson shot a day-two 71 (-1) and advanced to a playoff to determine the individual champion. Josephson lost on the second playoff hole to finish second in the tournament. The Blue Devils shot a two-day total of 593 to finish third, eight strokes behind Rhode Island who claimed the championship.

October 18, 2010
Men's Golf Tied for Second Place at 76th Annual NEIGA Championship; Josephson Tied for Third
The Central Connecticut men's golf team is tied for second place at the 76th Annual NEIGA Championship following action on day one. The Blue Devils shot a day one score of 300, just three strokes behind tournament leader Rhode Island. Junior Kevin Josephson is tied for third place after the first round, shooting a 72, good for even par. Josephson led all Blue Devil golfers on the day, and trails the pair of players tied for first place by only one stroke. The NEIGA Championship is being held at the par-72 Captains Course in Brewster, MA.

October 12, 2010
Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at Connecticut Cup
The Central Connecticut men's golf team shot a team total 304 today to hold onto seventh place at the Connecticut Cup. The event was held at Ellington Ridge Country Club and was hosted by the University of Connecticut. Freshman Daniel Morgan was the top finisher for the Blue Devils tying for 10th place.

October 11, 2010
Men's Golf in Seventh After Day One of the Connecticut Cup
The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished day one of the Connecticut Cup in seventh place. Dan Fanion is tied for 11th to lead the Blue Devils after two rounds. The match is being hosted by the University of Connecticut at Ellington Ridge Country Club.

October 6, 2010
Josephson Earns Second NEC Golfer of the Week Award
Central Connecticut junior Kevin Josephson was named Northeast Conference Golfer of the Week for the second time this season on Wednesday afternoon. Josephson was the individual winner at the Macdonald Cup of Yale University this past weekend, the Blue Devils finished fourth. It was Josephson's second victory of the season.

October 3, 2010
Kevin Josephson Wins the Macdonald Cup at Yale University
The Central Connecticut golf team placed fourth at the Macdonald Cup at Yale University. Junior Kevin Josephson won the event by shooting a 69 in the second round today,his second individual title of the fall season. He also won the CCSU Invitational earlier this season. The Blue Devils posted a team score of 584 for the tournament.

October 2, 2010
Josephson in Second, Men's Golf Tied for Eighth at Macdonald Cup at Yale
Kevin Josephson shot a day-one round of 67 and sits in second place at the Macdonald Cup at Yale University on Saturday. As a team the Blue Devils sit in a tie for eighth place with a day one score of 295, 15 shots behind round one leader St. John's. The tournament will end with 18 more holes on Sunday at Yale.

September 21, 2010
Blue Devils Take Third Place at Adams Cup of Newport
The Central Connecticut men's golf team captured third place at the Adams Cup of Newport, with a final tournament total of 893 strokes. The Blue Devils finished third out of 17 teams, led by junior Kevin Josephson's second place finish.

September 20, 2010
Men's Golf in Third, Josephson Tied for Second After Two Rounds of Adam Cup of Newport
Kevin Josephson shot to rounds of 72 and the Central Connecticut men's golf team stands in third place after two rounds at the Adam Cup of Newport held in Middletown, RI. The Blue Devils shot a two-round total of 598 to sit in third place behind Central Florida and the University of West Florida. There are 17 teams in the tournament, and it finishes with the 18-hole final round on Tuesday.

September 15, 2010
Kevin Josephson Named Northeast Conference Men's Golfer of the Week
Junior Kevin Josephson was named the Northeast Conference men's golfer of the week, it was announced on Wednesday. Josephson and the Blue Devils completed a sweep of the CCSU Fall Invitational this weekend at Wethersfield Country Club, winning the team and individual titles. The Blue Devils placed had the top three finishers in the event.

September 13, 2010
Josephson and Men's Golf Sweep CCSU Fall Invitational at Wethersfield Country Club
Kevin Josephson shot a two-day total of 141 and the Central Connecticut men's golf team completed a sweep of the CCSU Fall Invitational at Wethersfield Country Club on Monday afternoon. The Blue Devils shot a two-day total of 576, 19 shots better than second place Sacred Heart University. Josephson beat out teammate Justin Hughes (142) for his first collegiate medalist honor.

September 12, 2010
Men's Golf Leads After First Day of CCSU Invitational at Wethersfield Country Club
Teammates Kevin Josephson and Justin Hughes are tied for the lead with one other player and the Central Connecticut men's golf team leads by eight strokes after the first day of the CCSU Invitational at Wethersfield Country Club on Sunday. Both players shot a day-one one over par 72 to share the lead with David Renski from Sacred Heart. Round two will take place on Monday with tee times starting at 8:00 a.m.

September 6, 2010
Men's Golf Moves Up One Spot to Finish Fifth at Turning Stone Intercollegiate
The Central Connecticut men's golf team shot its best round of the tournament, carding a team score of 300 in the final round, to finish in fifth place at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate on Monday. The Blue Devils moved up one spot in the final standings, finishing behind Purdue, Missouri, Bowling Green and UConn. Justin Hughes shot a final round 73 to finish in a tie for 15th place to lead the Blue Devils.

September 5, 2010
Men's Golf in Sixth Place After First Two Rounds of Turningstone Intercollegiate
Three golfers in the top-30 and the Central Connecticut men's golf team stands in sixth place out of 18 teams after the first two rounds of the Turning Stone Intercollegiate on Sunday. Daniel Morgan, Justin Hughes and Eric Hawerchuk are all in the top-30 to lead the Blue Devils. Central led following the first round in the morning shooting a 305 and followed it up with a 309. Purdue leads the field, followed by Bowling Green, Missouri, Connecticut, Kansas and then the Blue Devils. The final round of the tournament will be played on Monday.