King Tied for Lead After One Round at Hartford Hawks Invitational

Photo Credit: Julie Fletcher
Photo Credit: Julie Fletcher

Tournament Info

  • Bull's Bridge Golf Club - South Kent, Conn.
  • Par 72 course (6,992 yards)
  • First & Second Rounds: Monday, Sept. 17
  • Third Round: Tuesday, Sept. 18
  • The Field: 20 teams, 112 golfers

Team Results

  • After one complete round, Rhode Island sits in third place among the field of 20.
  • The Rams finished the tournament's first round seven strokes under par, combining for a team score of 281.
  • UCF is the overall leader after 18 holes, at -14, followed by Connecticut, at -13.
  • Seton Hall (-6) and Cal Poly (-3) round out the top five.
  • Rhody's Atlantic 10 rivals La Salle (+8) and Fordham (+12) are in ninth and 13th place, respectively.

Individual Results

  • Redshirt senior Brody King is tied for first place through 18 holes, finishing the first round with a 6-under 66. He was -3 on front nine and -3 on the back nine.
  • Senior Dawson Jones carded an eagle on the par-5 first hole, and finished Round #1 with a 3-under 69. He is tied for 12th place.
  • Sophomore Chris Francoeur also finished the first round under par, recording a 1-under 71. He had three birdies on the afternoon.
  • Freshman Austin Fox enters the second round tied for 49th place at +3 (75). He was -1 on the front nine, but was four strokes over on the back nine.
  • Redshirt junior Jason Short was even through his first seven holes, but went +8 over the next 11 to finish the first round in a three-way tie for 94th place with a score of 80.

Up Next
Rhode Island closes out play at the Hartford Hawks Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.