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Piersall leads Bulldogs on Day Two at Greathorse

Photo by DSPics.com
Photo by DSPics.com

HAMPDEN, Mass. – Junior Nick Piersall (Portland, Conn.) was one-over-par on the second day of the UConn Collegiate Invitational, helping the Bryant University golf team to a 10th-place standing through 36 holes at Greathorse.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Course: Greathorse Country Club
Par 72 (7,093 yards)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Bulldogs improved eight strokes as a team from Sunday's first round.
  • Piersall climbed to 32nd place at 8-over. The junior's 73 was his fifth round this fall at 1-over or better.
  • Tyler Hahn (Avon, Conn.) rose to 16th in the field with a 76 Monday. Hahn is 5-over through 36 holes.
  • Matthew Stafford (Suffield, Conn.) and Connor Henderson (Southborough, Mass.) improved from the first day on the course. Stafford carded a 76 while Henderson recorded a 77. Stafford stands 45th entering Tuesday's final round.
  • Bryant currently sits second among the four NEC teams in the field, two strokes back of Fairleigh Dickinson.

TEAM LEADERBOARD

1. Columbia 584 (292-292)
2. Lafayette 588 (292-296)
3. Rider 589 (295-294)
4. UConn 592 (298-294)
5. Army 595 (298-297)
T6. Siena 607 (303-304)
T6. Hartford 607 (303-304)
T8. Saint Peter's 608 (313-295)
T8. Fairleigh Dickinson 608 (305-303)
10. Bryant 610 (309-301)
T11. Sacred Heart 612 (310-302)
T11. Lehigh 612 (317-295)
13. Canisius 614 (307-307)
14. Wagner 626 (321-305)

INDIVIDUAL SCORES/STANDINGS

T16. Tyler Hahn 149 (73-76)
T32. Nick Piersall 152 (79-73)
T45. Matthew Stafford 154 (79-75)
T65. Connor Henderson 159 (82-77)
T70. Jonah Klaasen 160 (78-82)

UP NEXT
The Bulldogs tee off Tuesday morning for the third and final round at beginning at 9:25 on the 10th hole. Bryant is paired with Wagner, Lehigh, UConn, and Sacred Heart.