Pioneers Finish 15th At Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational

Pioneers Finish 15th At Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational

GRASONVILLE, Md. – Led by a round of 75 from freshman Matt Shubley (Whitby, Ont.), the Sacred Heart men's golf team finished in 15th place at the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational Sunday at Prospect Bay Country Club.

The Pioneers took advantage of considerably better playing conditions Sunday, cutting 23 strokes from their first round score Saturday. Shubley, himself, improved by 10 strokes to finish tied for 43rd at +18. Connor Cunningham (West Hartford, Conn.) also finished the tournament at +18 after a round of 79 Sunday. Jeff Cohen improved by three strokes Sunday, as his round of 79 moved him into a tie for 52nd at +19. Will Smittle cut eight strokes from his first round score and moved into a tie for 83rd as his 79 put him at +24 for the tournament.

Sacred Heart finished the tournament at +79, one stroke behind St. Bonaventure for 14th place. Arkansas won the tournament with a team score of +24 with William & Mary and Seton Hall rounding out the top three.

The Pioneers are next in action April 11-12 at the Northeast Invitational at Mohegan Sun Country Club.

Individual Results (Par 71)

T43. Matt Shubley                           85-75 (+18)

T43. Connor Cunningham             81-79 (+18)

T52. Jeff Cohen                                 82-79 (+19)

T83. Will Smittle                                87-79 (+24)

114. Sam Barber                               87-89 (+34)

Team Results

1. Arkansas                         302-287 (+21)

2. William & Mary             300-305 (+37)

3. Seton Hall                       318-295 (+45)

4. Robert Morris               316-298 (+46)

5. Hofstra                            314-308 (+54)

6. LIU Brooklyn                  321-308 (+61)

6. Towson                           312-317 (+61)

8. Rutgers                            326-307 (+65)

9. Colgate                            313-324 (+69)

10. Navy                               322-317 (+71)

11. Saint Peter's               324-316 (+72)

12. FDU                                                335-306 (+73)

13. Fairfield                         325-319 (+76)

14. St. Bonaventure        326-320 (+78)

15. Sacred Heart               335-312 (+79)

16. Indiana (PA)                                334-316 (+82)

17. Penn                              323-328 (+83)

18. Towson B                     334-320 (+86)

19. IUPUI                             340-317 (+89)

20. Washington & Lee    335-323 (+90)

21. UMass Lowell             333-331 (+96)

22. Siena                              332-335 (+99)

23. UMES                             358-351 (+141)