NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's golf team was in action for the first time in nearly a month and finished second, out of 11, at the Yale Spring Opener at the par-70, 6,749 yard Yale University Golf Course.
The Pioneers posted a two-day total of 601 (299-302), falling just four strokes behind the tournament winner, Rhode Island (597). Sophomore Joshua Salah (Gloucester, Mass.) shot a team-best seven-over par 147, including a field best one-over 71 on day two, to place fourth.
Juniors Joseph Serrantino (Cromwell, Conn.) and Jun Hardart (Warwick, Bermuda) each tied for fifth at 148. Serrantino shot identical 74s on each day, while Hardart was in second after day one with a 72 and finished with a 76 on Saturday.
Fellow junior Bradley Neudorf (Virgil, Ont.) rounded out the scoring for SHU, as he tied for 10th with a two-day total of 150. Senior David Renski (North Stonington, Conn.) also competed for the Pioneers and registered a 156.
The Pioneers finished six strokes ahead of third place Temple (607) and 16 in front of the host Bulldogs (617).
Sacred Heart is back on the links today as it heads to the Villanova Invitational.