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.

Morgan shot 75-77 in his first two rounds and is tied for 15th place on the par-72 course. He is +8 entering the final round on Sunday. Hughes shot a two-round score of 153 followed closely behind by Hawerchuk (154) and Kevin Josephson (155).

Central's first round score of 305 was good for the first round lead, two strokes ahead of Purdue. But the Boilermakers improved by 21 strokes in their second round and shot 286 as a team, taking a 12-shot lead over second place Bowling Green. Central shot a 309 in the second round to stay within striking distance, 21 shots behind Purdue. The Blue Devils shot a two-round scored of 614, four shots back of Kansas, five behind UConn and just nine shots out of second place (BGU, 605).