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.

Josephson, fresh off his first collegiate victory last week at the CCSU Fall Invitational, shot a 72 in both of the first round on Monday to tie for second place. Teammate Eric Hawerchuk shot 76-73 (149) and is tied for 13th place overall.

Central Florida leads the tournament with a two-round total of 581, nine shots better than West Florida. The Blue Devils shot 300-298 and sit 17 shots behind the leaders in third place. UConn (599) and Rhode Island (603) round out the top five.

Daniel Morgan is tied for 24th place (75-77), while Sam Pelletier (77-79) and Justin Hughes (82-76) round out the scoring for the Blue Devils.

The Adams Cup is a 54-hole tournament and is being contested at Newport National G.C. (par 72 - 7244 yards). The 17-team field (88 golfers) will complete play with Tuesday's 18-hole final round.