September 16, 2013

Men’s Golf In Ninth After First Two Rounds Of The Adams Cup

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – The Sacred Heart men's golf team is in ninth place after the first two rounds of The Adams Cup of Newport Monday at Newport National Golf Club.

Junior Jeff Cohen (Windham, N.H.) finished his 36 holes Monday tied for ninth at one-over. He fired an even par 72 in his first round, followed by a 73 in the afternoon to put him tied for ninth entering Tuesday's final round. Peter Ballo (Stamford, Conn.) improved by four strokes from his first round to his second. He carded a 74 in the second round after posting a 78 in the opening round. Ballo is tied for 28th at +8. Freshman AJ Correia (Bedford, N.H.) is +11 after 36 holes, scoring a 75 in his opening round. Ross Kronberg (New Canaan, Conn.) cut seven strokes from his opening round, posting a 75 in the second round.

As a team, the Pioneers improved by six shots from the first round to the second. Sacred Heart is at +30 as a team, three shots behind Johnson & Wales and Temple for seventh. UCF leads the team competition, followed by Bethune-Cookman, Hartford, Rhode Island, and Bryant.

The final round of The Adams Cup will be played on Tuesday.

 

Team Leaderboard (Par 72)

1. UCF                                   -11 (273-292-565)

2. Bethune-Cookman     +4 (299-281-580)

3. Hartford                          +19 (300-295-595)

3. Rhode Island                 +19 (301-294-595)

5. Bryant                              +22 (302-296-598)

6. Connecticut                   +26 (307-295-602)

7. Temple                            +27 (309-294-603)

7. Johnson & Wales         +27 (299-304-603)

9. Sacred Heart                 +30 (306-300-606)

10. Rollins                            +34 (311-299-610)

11. Saint Joseph's            +39 (309-306-615)

12. Fordham                       +42 (317-301-618)

13. George Washington      +47 (310-313-623)
14. Villanova                       +49 (311-314-625)

15. UMass-Lowell            +59 (317-318-635)

16. Holy Cross                    +62 (312-326-638)

Sacred Heart Individual Results

T9. Jeff Cohen                   +1 (72-73-145)

T28. Peter Ballo                 +8 (78-74-152)

T49. A.J. Correia                +11 (75-80-155)

T56. Ross Kronberg         +13 (82-75-157)

T65. Sam Barber               +15 (81-78-159)