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.

DAY ONE TEAM RESULTS

DAY ONE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

CCSU DAY ONE SCORECARDS

Sophomore Dan Fanion paced the Blue Devils and is tied for 16th place after shooting a 76 (+4) in Friday's first round. Junior Kevin Josephson (78, +6) is tied for 28th place, following by senior Eric Hawerchuk (80, +8), freshman Dan Morgan (81, +8) and senior Justin Hughes (83, +11).

Stetson University leads the tournament after a team score of 297 on the first day. Laval University (298), Appalachian State (300), Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne (300) and Western Kentucky (301) round out the top five.

Lehigh (309), St. Leo (311) and Boston College (312) lead Central. Morehead State (317), Bethune Cookman (319) St. Thomas Aquinas (321) and Adelphi (339) round out the scoring.

The tournament will have two more round on Saturday and Sunday. The Blue Devils are playing their first tournament of the spring season, after a tremendously successful fall.