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March 23, 2012

Men's Golf Finishes 14th at Barona Cup

The Central Connecticut men's golf team fell to 14th place on the final leader board Friday at the Barona Collegiate Cup.  Reigning tournament champion San Diego State University claimed victory placing first with a final team score of 1051, -29 to par.  The Blue Devils shot a third round 392 in the tournament's finale (364/385/392/1141).

San Diego State University played host to the tournament which was held at the Barona Creek Golf Club (Par 72, 7,088 yards) in Lakeside, CA.  The event scheduled 54 holes of golf to be played, 36 on Thursday and 18 on Friday.  Round two of the tournament went unfinished on Thursday but was played out on Friday.

Junior Ashley Crawford finished tied for 72nd on the individual leader board shooting an 82 on Friday (69/75/82/226), +10 to par.  Crawford's round one 69 marks his season low round score.  He was one of two Blue Devils to break 70 in the tournament.

Sophomore Daniel Morgan led the Blue Devils on Friday shooting a 73.  Morgan wrapped up the three round event +15 and finished tied for 85th in the individual field (80/78/73/231).

Freshman Monte Mullen tied his season best round score shooting a 71 in the first round.  The freshman shot a 74 in round two and an 82 in the final round (71/74/82/227).  Mullen tied for 74th individually, +11 to par.

Along with Crawford, senior Kevin Josephson broke 70 on day one posting a 69, the only other Blue Devil to do so.  Josephson finished tied for 79th on the individual leader board (69/80/80/229).  Junior William Finnerty finished tied for 97th (78/84/75/237) and junior Dan Fanion finished tied for 100th (77/78/84/239).

The Blue Devils will return to tournament action on March 30th at the Towson Fireline University Invitational.

Team Results
1 San Diego State 348 350 353 1051 -29
2 Southern California 352 354 347 1053 -27
3 North Texas 344 363 353 1060 -20
4 Georgia Tech 352 366 348 1066 -14
5 Kent State 343 367 357 1067 -13
6 TCU 349 366 363 1078 -2
7 Northwestern 358 365 356 1079 -1
8 St. Mary's (CA) 355 368 360 1083 +3
9 Illinois 358 376 356 1090 +10
10 Pepperdine 360 372 360 1092 +12
11 Arizona 360 373 361 1094 +14
12 Pacific 364 376 367 1107 +27
13 Hawaii 361 377 387 1125 +45
14 Central Conn. St. 364 385 392 1141 +61
15 Utah 371 402 369 1142 +62
16 Loyola Marymount 373 387 386 1146 +66