St. John's to Compete in the Connecticut Cup on Monday

Oct. 8, 2017

QUEENS, N.Y. -The St. John’s men’s golf team returns to action on Monday with a trip to Ellington, Conn., to participate in the Connecticut Cup.

The Johnnies saw success at the Connecticut Cup in 2016, when Gerald Mackedon edged out Boston College’s, Matt Naumec in a thrilling one-hole playoff for his first-ever collegiate victory. The reigning champ will look to hold on to his title starting as the number one golfer for the Red Storm on Monday.

Junior Andrew Beak will be playing in the no. 2 slot followed by Ross Moore, James Smoot and Matthew Sweeney. Jonathan Spicci will compete in the individual portion of the tournament.

About the Field     

The Huskies will host their ninth-annual tournament that features 54 holes of play, 36 on Monday, and the remaining 18 on Tuesday. Tee times for both days are set for 8:30 a.m. on the par-72 6,939-yard course.

The tournament will include 15 programs, UConn, Bryant, Central Connecticut, Colgate, Cornell, Fairfield, Hartford, Lafayette, Lehigh, LIU-Brooklyn, Rider, Rhode Island, St. John’s, Sacred Heart and Siena.

Boston College took home the most recent team title by a total of four strokes, posting an 888 (+24) , while UConn and Cornell rounded out the top-three spots. The Red Storm overtook Colgate to claim a sixth-place finish after carding a 900 (+36).

Follow Live

Live Scoring will be available via BirdieFire.  


 

 

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