Bears Complete First Two Rounds of UConn Invitational

Ellington, Connecticut – The Brown men’s golf team shot a two-round 624 on scores of 318, 306, on the first day of play at the 54-hole UConn Invitational, played at the par-72 Ellington Ridge CC.

The University of Arkansas-Little Rock has a big lead in the tournament with scores of 287-288—575, 19-shots ahead of second place UConn (594), and followed by Bryant (597), Hartford (600), Sacred Heart (601), American International (602), UConn Blue (603), Rutgers (606), Central Connecticut (615), Fairfield (618), Iona (619), Brown (624) and LIU (629).

Bears’ junior Michael Amato is 23rd individually after shooting 76-76—152 on day one. Senior captain John Giannuzzi is close behind after shooting 79-75—154, 37th individually.

Freshmen J.D. Ardell and Jack Mylott each came in at 160, with Ardell shooting 80-80, and Mylott carding 83-77. Freshman Chris Williams also scored, coming in with 83-78—161.

An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for Tuesday morning to complete play.