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.
Daniel Morgan and Kevin Josephson both finished in a tie for 20th place overall to help pace the Blue Devils. Morgan shot a day three 77 and Josephson shot a 74 to finish the three-round tournament with a score of 229 (+13). Hughes finished with a 226 (+10) and was the top finisher for the Blue Devils.
Greg Beloin and Eric Hawerchuk each shot a 238 to help the Blue Devils to the fifth place finish out of 18 total teams. Central's three-day total of 914 was only 17 strokes behind Purdue, who won the team title with a score of 897. Missouri (900), Bowling Green (903) and UConn (908) were also in the top five with the Blue Devils. As a team the Blue Devils finished +50.
Central will return to action hosting the CCSU Invitational at Wethersfield Country Club on Sept. 12 and 13. It is the lone tournament the Blue Devils will host this fall.