The Central Connecticut men's golf team sits in seventh place after the first round of the Northeast Conference Men's Golf Championship on Saturday afternoon. The tournament is being played at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, FL. Friday's round was washed out and the tournament was cut to a 36-hole championship, beginning on Saturday.
The tournament will end on Sunday with the final round.
As a team the Blue Devils shot 313 in round one on Saturday.
Freshman Bryant Bolden led the Blue Devils with a +5 score of 77 on the par-72 course. Senior Matthew DeJohn and junior Monte Mullen each posted rounds of +6, 78. Freshman Nick Direda fired a +8 score of 80, and freshman Matt Hills shot +9, 81 for the Blue Devils.
Bryant University leads the tournament after the first round with a score of 287. Ryan Tombs fired a 67 to lead all golfers on Saturday.
Fairleigh Dickinson (299) is second, followed by LIU Brooklyn (305), St. Francis U (306) and Robert Morris (309) round out the top five. Sacred Heart (312) is sixth, followed by Central (313), Wagner (315) and St. Francis Brooklyn (343). The Blue Devils sit just eight shots out of third place and 14 back of second.
The second and final round of the tournament will take place on Sunday morning.
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