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Piersall fires 2-under 70, earns Bulldogs T7 spot after Day 1 in Hartford

Photo by: DSPics.com
Photo by: DSPics.com

South Kent, Conn. – Led by a 2-under round of 70 from sophomore Nick Piersall (Portland, Conn.), the Bryant University men's golf team sits tied for 7th at the end of Day 1 at the Hartford Hawks Invitational.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Course:
 Hop Meadow Country Club (Simsbury, Conn.)
Par 72 (6,992 yards)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Piersall's 2-under round sits him tied for 15th after Day 1, the best Bryant finisher in the first round of the invitational.
  • Juniors Connor Henderson (Southborough, Mass.) and Andrew Warfield (Southborough, Mass.) careded 1-over 73's on the afternoon.
  • Freshman Tyler Hahn (Avon, Conn) fired a 3-over 75 and senior Ryan Brown's (Bedford, N.H.) 4-over 76 rounded out the team scoring for the Bulldogs.
  • Junior Matthew Stafford (Suffield, Conn.) played as an individual and sits in the Top 30 as well with his classmates after a 1-over round of 73.

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. Central Florida 274
2. Connecticut 275
3. Rhode Island 281
4. Seton Hall 282
5. Cal Poly 285
6. Drexel 291
t7. Bryant 292
t7. Rider 292
9. La Salle 296
10. Towson 297

INDIVIDUAL SCORES/STANDINGS
t15. Nick Piersall 70
t30. Matthew Stafford 73
t30. Andrew Warfield 73
t38. Connor Henderson 74
t49. Tyler Hahn 75
t59. Ryan Brown 76

UP NEXT
Bryant finishes the Hartford Hawk Invitational tomorrow at the Bull's Bridge Golf Club in South Kent, Conn.