The Central Connecticut men's golf team won the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association Championship on Monday. Junior Monte Mullen won the individual title. The tournament was played at The Captains Course in Brewster, MA, and is a par-72 on both the Port Course and Starboard Course.
FINAL OVERALL AND TEAM RESULTS
Fighting tough wind conditions, the Blue Devils finished with a two-day total of 597 to win the overall title. They finished three strokes ahead of runner-up Rhode Island. The Blue Devils shot a day one score of 288 on Sunday, followed by a score of 309 on Monday.
Mullen won the individual title on the second playoff hole, topping URI's Joseph Leavitt. Both players finish the two-day tournament with a -1 score of 143.
Mullen shot 73 on the second day of the event after shooting a -2, 70 on Sunday. Freshman Bryant Bolden finished in a tie for eighth place after shooting 72-78 to finish at +6. Sophomore Connor Murphy shot a second day score of 78 to finish in a tie for 12th place at 151 (+7).
Senior Matthew DeJohn shot 73-80 to finish in a tie for 17th place overall. Frershman Nick DiReda tied for 52nd place after shooting 77-82.
"I'm proud of the way we played the past two days," head coach Kevin Giancola said. "The team played hard and under some tough conditions we were able to get it done."
July 23, 2014 DeJohn Named All-America Scholar
June 19, 2014 Josephson Advances to CSGA Finals
June 18, 2014 Three Blue Devils Advance to CSGA Match Play
June 18, 2014 Pair of Blue Devils Advance to Final 8 of CSGA Amateur
May 23, 2014 Mullen Shines at CSGA's Palmer Cup
May 16, 2014 Mullen and DeJohn Named All-NEC on Friday
May 3, 2014 Men's Golf in Seventh After Round One of NECs
April 27, 2014 CCSU Tops Bryant in Sunday Shootout
April 22, 2014 Men's Golf Wins Peacock Invitational
April 19, 2014 Men's Golf Fifth at Yale on Saturday
April 14, 2014 DeJohn First, Men's Golf Third at FDU Knights Invitational
April 13, 2014 Men's Golf Fifth After Round One at FDU
April 7, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Second at Lafayette Invitational
April 6, 2014 Blue Devils 4th of 16 After Round One at Lafayette
April 1, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at Towson
March 31, 2014 Men's Golf Tied for Ninth at Towson After Day One
March 24, 2014 Men's Golf Tops NC Wesleyan in Dual Match
February 17, 2014 Men's Golf Tabbed Second in NEC Coaches Poll
November 14, 2013 Men's Golf Pair Named All-New England
October 30, 2013 Mullen Named NEC Golfer of the Month
October 28, 2013 Men's Golf Wins NEIGA Championship; Mullen Wins Individual Title
October 27, 2013 Men's Golf First After Day One at NEIGA; Mullen Leads
October 14, 2013 Men's Golf Climbs to Fifth in Connecticut Cup Final Results
October 6, 2013 Blue Devils Finish Tied for Eighth at Macdonald Cup
October 5, 2013 Men's Golf Completes Second Round at Yale
September 24, 2013 Men's Golf Finishes 11th at VCU Shootout
September 23, 2013 Men's Golf 10th at VCU Shootout After Two Rounds
September 9, 2013 Blue Devils Finish Third at Annual Fall Invite
September 8, 2013 CCSU 6th at CCSU Blue Devil Invitational on Sunday
September 2, 2013 Men's Golf Eighth at Tiger Turning Stone Intercollegiate
September 1, 2013 Men's Golf 3rd of 14 After Two Rounds at Turning Stone
July 19, 2013 Men's Golf Set for Fall 2013