NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Junior Joseph Serrantino (Cromwell,
Conn.) led the Sacred Heart University men's golf team to a
fifth place finish at the MacDonald Cup, hosted by Yale, this
weekend. He finished the two-day competition in a tie for
seventh with a two-over par 142. He shot a two-under 68 in
Saturday's first round, followed up by a 74 on Sunday.
As a team, the Pioneers tied Dartmouth for fifth, out of 14, with a two-round total of 587 on the 6,766 yard, par-70 Yale University Golf Course. After day one SHU was in second with a team score of 284.
Junior Leopoldo Garcia (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) finished 12th overall with a two-round total of 144. He was one-over par on Saturday and three-over on Sunday. Sophomore Joshua Salah (Gloucester, Mass.) tied Garcia with a one-over 71 in the first round and followed that up with a 77 in round two to total 148 for the weekend.
St. John's won the cup with a two-day total of 565, 15 strokes ahead of the second place host Bulldogs (580). Binghamton (582) placed third, with Central Connecticut (584) taking fourth, just three strokes ahead of Sacred Heart.
The Pioneers are off this weekend, but return to action at the Connecticut Cup, hosted by the University of Connecticut, on October 11.