April 1, 2012

Men's Golf T11th at Towson Fireline Invite

The Central Connecticut men's golf team finished tied for 11th place on the leader board after the final day of the 14th Annual Towson Fireline Invitational.  Central shot a 297 on day three and ended +36 to par (290/313/297/900).  The Blue Devils shared the 11th place spot with Northeast Conference rival Sacred Heart (302/302/296/900).  Nothern Colorado (288/294/289/871) and Seton Hall (294/284/293/871) shared the tournament championship each finishing +7 to par.

Towson University hosted the three-day, 54-hole tournament at Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville, MD.  Prospect Bay CC is a par 72 course playing 6,659 yards long.  Noteable former individual champions of the Fireline Invite include PGA Tour pros Keegan Bradley and Billy Hurley.

Junior Dan Fanion led all Blue Devils in the individual field placing tied for 11th (69/79/70/218).  Fanion rebounded from his round two 79 and shot a 70 on Sunday to climb back up the leader board.  The junior registered three birdies and just one bogey in his final 18 and went +2 to par on the tournament.

Senior Kevin Josephson finished tied for 31st (74/77/72/223) individually, +7 to par.  His round three 72 shot him up the leader board from T46th after Saturday's round.  Josephson carded three birdies and made 12 pars on Sunday.

Freshman Monte Mullen capped a 62nd place finish (73/77/78/228) and went +12 to par.  Junior Daniel Morgan placed T73rd (74/80/77/231) and junior Matthew DeJohn improved a stroke each day placing T91st (79/78/77/234).  Junior Ashley Crawford finished tied for 108th (79/82/79/240).

The Blue Devils will be right back onto the course tomorrow, April 2nd at the Villanova Wildcat Invitational in Malvern, PA.

Team Results
T1   Northern Colorado+7 288 294 289 871
T1   Seton Hall Univ.+7 294 284 293 871
T3   Navy+15 294 288 297 879
T3   Penn State+15 294 293 292 879
5   Binghamton+19 300 294 289 883
6   Hartford+20 295 292 297 884
T7   Loyola Univ-Maryland+24 304 296 288 888
T7   Lafayette College+24 303 286 299 888
9   Mount St. Mary's+28 305 288 299 892
10   Bethune-Cookman Col.+33 301 297 299 897
T11   Central Conn. St.+36 290 313 297 900
T11   Sacred Heart+36 302 302 296 900
T13   Fairleigh Dickinson+38 298 299 305 902
T13   Fairfield University+38 298 307 297 902
15   St. Peter's College+39 303 300 300 903
16   Long Island U-Brklyn+44 305 302 301 908
17   Towson+45 306 301 302 909
18   Cornell+48 305 305 302 912
T19   Canisius College+58 310 304 308 922
T19   Colgate University+58 305 306 311 922
21   Drexel+62 319 298 309 926
22   St. Bonaventure U.+72 316 315 305 936