Rams Sit in Third Place After Day One Of Rhody Invitational

Rams Sit in Third Place After Day One Of Rhody Invitational

 

Rhody Invitational – First Day Results

 

First Round Results (pdf)

Sunday's Tee Times (.pdf)

 

Setting the Scene:

Course: Green Valley C.C. – Portsmouth, R.I. (par 71/6,830 yards)

The field: 7 teams, 47 total golfers

Weather: low 60s, gusty winds as the day went on

Rhode Island's Individual Results:

* Branden Chicorka sits in a tie for seventh place.  He opened strong, carding a 35 on the front nine, before finishing with a 76.   

* For the tournament, the field averaged a 41.7 on the back nine as the weather shifted in the afternoon.

* Two Rhody golfers are tied for 12th place, one shot back of Chicorka.  Taylor Fontaine and Seamus Fennelly each registered a 77 in the first round of play.

* Fontaine was even on the front nine (35), before finishing with a 42 on the windy back nine.  Fennelly went out in 37 and closed in 40 in his first action of the spring season.

* Jared Adams is tied for 20th place overall,  He shot a 39 on the front before closing out the day's action with a 40 on the back.

* Andrew Fiorenzano is tied for 30th place, with a score of 82 (39-43).

* Several Rhody golfers are competing as individuals this weekend.  Jeffrey Ray is tied for seventh place, with a 76.  Ray blazed the lowest front nine score of tournament, with a 2-under 33.

* Michael Hamilton's score of 77 puts him in a tie for 12th place overall.  He shot a 37 on the front nine.

* David Gosselin and Matt Montt are tied for 24th, each carding an 81 in today's opening round of play.

* Sacred Heart's Josh Salah leads after the first round of competition, with an even-par 71.  Fordham's Pat Herlihy and Colgate's Will Delano are tied for second, with a 1-over 73.

Rhode Island Team Results:

* The Rams sit in third place after Saturday's opening round, compiling a team score of 309. 

* Fordham is on top of the team leaderboard, with a score of 304.  Sacred Heart is one stroke back, with a score of 305.  Colgate is fourth, with 312.  The top four schools are separated by just eight strokes.

What's Next:

Rhode Island finishes up play on April 15 in the final day of action at the Rhody Invitational at the Green Valley G.C. in Portsmouth, R.I.