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Bryant finishes fifth at NEC Championship; Roberts shoots 70 Sunday to place sixth

Photo by DSPics.com
Photo by DSPics.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Graduate student John Roberts (West Hartford, Conn.) placed sixth overall in his final collegiate tournament as the Bryant University men's golf team posted a fifth-place result at the 2018 Northeast Conference Championship, which concluded Sunday at LPGA International.

Bryant recorded a 294 (+6) in Sunday's round - the second-best team score of the final 18 holes.

Central Connecticut captured the team title, while the Blue Devils' Anthony Sabastianelli and Sacred Heart's Saptak Talwar finished tied for first at even par.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Course:
LPGA International Hills Course (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
Par 72 (6,817 yards)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Roberts turned in a 70 in the final round to finish sixth. He recorded a 33 on the front nine and five birdies in the round.
  • Sophomore Matthew Stafford (Suffield, Conn.) posted a 75 and finished 11th overall. Sophomore Connor Henderson (Southborough, Mass.) also carded a 75 to place 20th.
  • Junior Ryan Brown (Bedford, N.H.) posted a 74 Sunday to move up to a tie for 23rd.
  • Sophomore Payton Kim (Palatine, Ill.) finished 37th after a 78 Sunday.

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. Central Connecticut 889 (291-301-297)
2. Robert Morris 901 (305-296-300)
3. Sacred Heart 912 (316-304-292)
4. Fairleigh Dickinson 915 (309-308-298)
5. Bryant 918 (306-318-294)
6. Saint Francis U 931 (308-319-304)
7. Wagner 933 (318-313-302)
8. LIU Brooklyn 948 (315-310-323)
9. St. Francis Brooklyn 984 (327-323-334)

INDIVIDUAL SCORES/STANDINGS
6. Roberts 222 (76-76-70)
t11. Stafford 227 (75-77-75)
t20. Henderson 234 (74-85-75)
32. Brown 235 (81-80-74)
39. Kim 246 (83-85-78)