Senior Matthew DeJohn shot a round two score of even par 71 to capture Medilist Honors at the FDU Invitational on Monday afternoon. DeJohn's score helped lead the Blue Devils to a third place finish after producing the day's top team score of 308.
DeJohn's two-day total of 146 (75-71) was four shots better than the second place finisher. He was the only golfer in the field of 74 to shoot two scores of 75 or lower.
"Conditions were very difficult out there today and I couldn't be more proud of the way Matt and our entire team played," head coach Kevin Giancola said on Monday following the second round. "The boys played valiantly today and Matt played a brilliant round."
DeJohn's tournament victory is the first of his career at CCSU. He has been the top finisher for the Blue Devils in each of their last two tournaments.
Junior Monte Mullen finished in 12th place after shooting a 76 on day two. Freshman Nick Direda fired a 79 on day two to finish in a tie for 20th place overall. Classmate Matt Hills shot 82 to finish tied for 36th and sophomore Connor Murphy was tied for 49th after a day two score of 83.
All five scoring players either matched or bettered their first round scores, and took a total of nine strokes of their day one team total. Their 308 score on Monday was two shots better than the next lowest round of the day.
Freshman Bryant Bolden, competing as an individual, shot 82-83 and finished in a tie for 41st place.
July 23, 2014 DeJohn Named All-America Scholar
June 19, 2014 Josephson Advances to CSGA Finals
June 18, 2014 Three Blue Devils Advance to CSGA Match Play
June 18, 2014 Pair of Blue Devils Advance to Final 8 of CSGA Amateur
May 23, 2014 Mullen Shines at CSGA's Palmer Cup
May 16, 2014 Mullen and DeJohn Named All-NEC on Friday
May 3, 2014 Men's Golf in Seventh After Round One of NECs
April 27, 2014 CCSU Tops Bryant in Sunday Shootout
April 22, 2014 Men's Golf Wins Peacock Invitational
April 19, 2014 Men's Golf Fifth at Yale on Saturday
April 14, 2014 DeJohn First, Men's Golf Third at FDU Knights Invitational
April 13, 2014 Men's Golf Fifth After Round One at FDU
April 7, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Second at Lafayette Invitational
April 6, 2014 Blue Devils 4th of 16 After Round One at Lafayette
April 1, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at Towson
March 31, 2014 Men's Golf Tied for Ninth at Towson After Day One
March 24, 2014 Men's Golf Tops NC Wesleyan in Dual Match
February 17, 2014 Men's Golf Tabbed Second in NEC Coaches Poll
November 14, 2013 Men's Golf Pair Named All-New England
October 30, 2013 Mullen Named NEC Golfer of the Month
October 28, 2013 Men's Golf Wins NEIGA Championship; Mullen Wins Individual Title
October 27, 2013 Men's Golf First After Day One at NEIGA; Mullen Leads
October 14, 2013 Men's Golf Climbs to Fifth in Connecticut Cup Final Results
October 6, 2013 Blue Devils Finish Tied for Eighth at Macdonald Cup
October 5, 2013 Men's Golf Completes Second Round at Yale
September 24, 2013 Men's Golf Finishes 11th at VCU Shootout
September 23, 2013 Men's Golf 10th at VCU Shootout After Two Rounds
September 9, 2013 Blue Devils Finish Third at Annual Fall Invite
September 8, 2013 CCSU 6th at CCSU Blue Devil Invitational on Sunday
September 2, 2013 Men's Golf Eighth at Tiger Turning Stone Intercollegiate
September 1, 2013 Men's Golf 3rd of 14 After Two Rounds at Turning Stone
July 19, 2013 Men's Golf Set for Fall 2013