September 9, 2013

Ballo Finishes Second at CCSU Fall Invitational; Pioneers Place Fourth

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. – Redshirt-Junior Peter Ballo (Stamford, Conn.) fired a final round one-under 69 on Monday to finish second individually at the CCSU Blue Devils Fall Invitational at Wintonbury Hills Golf Course.

Ballo wrapped up the tournament with a two round, even par score of 140. At one point in his round Monday, Ballo birdied five straight holes and six out of seven. AJ Correia (Bedford, N.H.) cut three strokes from his first round score, carding a three-over 73 to finish the tournament at +9, tied for 16th place. Dominic Fortunato (Queens, N.Y.) also tied for 16th after posting a 75 on Monday. Sam Barber (North Bay, Ontario) rounded out Sacred Heart's scoring group on Monday with a second round 77, finishing the tournament at +11, tied for 30th.

As a team the Pioneers placed fourth out of 12 teams with a team score of 589, two strokes behind third place Central Connecticut State. Bryant won the team tournament with a score of 576 with Laval in second place.

The Pioneers are back in action on Sept. 16 for the first round of The Adams Cup in Newport, R.I.

 

Team Leaderboard

1. Bryant                              +16 (284-292-576)

2. Laval                                 +25 (295-290-585)

3. CCSU                                +27 (300-287-587)

4. Sacred Heart                 +29 (295-294-589)

T5. Hofstra                          +30 (299-291-590)

T5. Saint Peter's               +30 (295-295-590)

7. Saint Francis U              +36 (301-295-596)

8. Holy Cross                      +40 (310-290-600)

9. Manhattan                     +42 (307-295-602)

10. Bentley                         +48 (306-302-608)

11. Iona                                +56 (307-309-616)

12. St. Francis Brooklyn  +73 (325-308-633)

Sacred Heart Individual Results

2. Peter Ballo                     Even (71-69-140)

T16. Dominic Formato    +9 (74-75-149)

T16. AJ Correia                  +6 (76-73-149)

T16. Sam Barber               +11 (74-77-151)

T52. Jeff Cohen                 +17 (79-78-157)