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Roberts leads Bulldogs at Connecticut Cup

Photo by dspics.com
Photo by dspics.com

ELLINGTON, Conn. – The Bryant University men's golf team placed 15th at the Connecticut Cup, hosted Monday and Tuesday by UConn at Ellington Ridge Country Club.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Location:
Ellington Ridge CC (Ellington, Conn.)
Par 72 (6,936 yards)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Bulldogs finished 15th in the 15-team event at 912 (+48). UConn won the team title with an even-par team score.
  • Graduate John Roberts (West Hartford, Conn.) led the Bulldogs, placing 30th in the tournament (+7). Roberts shot a 70 and 76 Tuesday after a 77 Monday.
  • Sophomore Connor Henderson (Southborough, Mass.) carded a 73 and 75 Tuesday to place 54th (+11), while junior Ryan Brown (Bedford, N.H.) shot 75 in both the second and third rounds to finish 59th (+12).
  • Sophomore Steve Tasho (North Easton, Mass.) (+21) and freshman Gustavo Betances Pichardo (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) (+22) rounded out the Bryant scoring, while junior Jake Ratti (Hanover, Mass.) placed 69th as an individual (+15).

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. UConn 864 (284-293-287)
2. Cornell 870 (289-297-284)
3. Rhode Island 877 (291-298-288)
4. Hartford 880 (298-297-285)
5. Siena 882 (297-297-288)
6. Lehigh 886 (303-294-289)
7. Central Connecticut 887 (296-296-295)
8. Colgate 893 (304-299-290)
9. Rider (894 (302-298-294)
10. Lafayette 897 (296-303-298)
t11. Sacred Heart 900 (311-293-296)
t11. St. John's 900 (298-305-297)
13. Fairfield 904 (303-298-303)
14. LIU Brooklyn 907 (306-300-301)
15. Bryant 912 (313-298-301)

INDIVIDUAL SCORES/STANDINGS
t30. Roberts 223 (77-70-76) (+7)
t54. Henderson 227 (79-73-75) (+11)
t59. Brown 228 (78-75-75) (+12)
t69. Ratti 231 (80-78-73) (+15)
t83. Tasho 237 (79-82-76) (+21)
t86. Betances Pichardo 238 (83-80-75) (+22)

UP NEXT
The Bulldogs will square off with Central Connecticut Oct. 21-22 at Connecticut National CC in Putnam, Connecticut.