Round One Complete At Adams Cup Of Newport

Sept. 25, 2007

Middletown, Rhode Island - The Brown men's golf team stands in 15th place after the conclusion of the first round of play at the 14th Annual Adams Cup of Newport, held at Newport National Golf Club (Par 72, 7,244 yards). Competing for the first time in one of the most prestigious tournaments in the east, Brown shot a first round 320. Wichita State University leads the field with a one-over par 289. Long Beach State is in second, with a nine-over 297.

Junior Chris Hoffman was Brown's top scorer with a first round 78 (41-37). Senior Larry Haertel (39-40), the 2007 new England Champion and 2006 Ivy League Champion, carded a 79 for the day.

Also scoring for the Bears was sophomore John Giannuzzi with 80 (39-41), and senior Ryan Larson with 83 (41-42). Freshman Michael Amato shot 87 (45-42) on the opening day.

Play will conclude on Wednesday, September 26, 2007.