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Bryant places 11th at Lehigh Valley Invitational

Photo by Linwood Ferguson/CaptivePhotons.com
Photo by Linwood Ferguson/CaptivePhotons.com

HELLERTOWN, Pa. – Junior Ryan Brown (Bedford, N.H.) recorded a top-25 result with a second-round 74 as the Bryant University men's golf team placed 11th Sunday at the Abarta Coca-Cola Lehigh Valley College Invitational, played at The Steel Club.

Brown carded a 76 in the first round and a 74 in the second for a 150 (+6), good for 22nd in the field of 96 golfers.

The schedule was adjusted to play all 36 holes Sunday due to impending inclement weather Monday,

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Course:
The Steel Club (Hellertown, Pa.)
Par 72 (6,673 yards)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Brown shot a first-round 76 and second-round 74, with the second-round performance helped by a one-under back nine.
  • Graduate student John Roberts (West Hartford, Conn.) shot an 80 the first time through and a 74 in the second round to finish tied for 47th.
  • Junior Jake Ratti (Hanover, Mass.) tied with Roberts at 47th, as Ratti posted a 76 and 78 in the day's two rounds.
  • Sophomore Connor Henderson (Southborough, Mass.) finished 53rd with a 75 and 80 in the two rounds, while sophomore Matthew Stafford (Suffield, Conn.) recorded a 77 and 80 to finish 63rd.
  • Sophomore Andrew Warfield (Southborough, Mass.) placed tied with Henderson for 53rd while competing as an individual. Warfield carded a 77 and 78 on the day.

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. Rhode Island 587 (300-287)
2. Lehigh 589 (298-291)
3. Robert Morris 592 (296-296)
4. UConn 594 (303-291)
5. Villanova 596 (294-302)
6. Fordham 601 (304-297)
7. Holy Cross 606 (309-297)
8. University of Ottawa 607 (303-304)
t9. Binghamton 609 (302-307)
t9. Siena 609 (305-304)
11. Bryant 610 (304-306)
12. Monmouth 613 (308-305)
13. Lafayette 615 (306-309)
14. Rider 616 (316-300)
15. Hofstra 620 (313-307)
16. Niagara 629 (313-316)
17. Lafayette "B" 650 (322-328)

INDIVIDUAL SCORES/STANDINGS
t22. Brown 150 (76-74)
t47. Roberts 154 (80-74)
t47. Ratti 154 (76-78)
t53. Henderson 155 (75-80)
t53. Warfield 155 (77-78) *
t63. Stafford 157 (77-80)

* Playing as individual

UP NEXT
The Bulldogs are back in action Saturday and Sunday at the Towson Spring Invitational, to be played at Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville, Maryland.