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Stafford second through 18 holes at Lafayette

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HELLERTOWN, Pa. – Junior Matthew Stafford (Suffield, Conn.) shot a 2-under 70 to sit one stroke off the lead, helping the Bryant University men's golf team to a seventh place standing through 18 holes of the Abarta Coca-Cola Lehigh Valley Intercollegiate Tournament Sunday at The Steel Club.

The Steel Club (Hellertown, Pa.)
Par 72 (6,655 yards)


  • Stafford opened his day on the 14th hole and collected two birdies to begin the afternoon. An eagle on hole No. 2 got Stafford back to 2-under and he added birdies on 4, 5 and 9 to complete the day tied for second among the field.
  • Junior Connor Henderson (Southborough, Mass.) carded a 3-over 75 to tie for 22nd through 18 holes.
  • Senior Ryan Brown (Bedford, N.H.) shot a 4-over 76 and is tied for 38th.
  • The Bulldogs are 11 strokes back of the lead held by Colgate (290).

1. Colgate 290
t2. Bucknell 294
t2. Lafayette 294
t2. Saint Peter's 294
5. Robert Morris 298
6. Binghamton 300
t7. Bryant 301
t7. Iona 301
9. Villanova 302
10. Navy 303
11. Holy Cross 304
12. Rider 306
13. Hofstra 309
t14. Lehigh 311
t14. Monmouth 311
t16. Canisius 312
t16. Siena 312
18. Fordham 313
19. Lafayette B 326
20. Niagara 330

t2. Matthew Stafford 70
t22. Connor Henderson 75
t38. Ryan Brown 76
t78. Nick Piersall 80
t78. Doug Champagne^ 80
116. Luke Carroll 90

^ Playing as individual

Bryant plays the final 18 holes of the Abarta Coca-Cola Intercollegiate Tournament Monday morning at The Steel Club. Monday's final round will begin at 10 a.m.

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