The CCRI golf team has begun their season and has played three dates so far. On April the ninth they played a warm-up match at CCRI’s home course Cranston Country Club, then again on Saturday at Springfield Tech and then again Yesterday at home at Cranston Country Club.
On Tuesday April 9th they had a warm-up match with only CCRI fielding a complete roster so there were not team scores but individual scores were recorded. The CCRI team score was 358. Individually the scores were Anthony Lovechio (Wakefield, RI) shot a 93, Pat O'Connor (North Kingstown, RI) shot 81, Greg North (Jamestown, RI) shot 86, and Matt Burke (Wakefield, RI) shot a 98. While individual members of Dean College, Springfield Tech, Mass Bay CC and Holyoke CC also competed, but their scores were unavailable.
On Saturday April 14th the Knights traveled to Springfield tech and went 4-0 on the day. The Knights shot a team score of 329 which was the low score of the day. The Knights were followed by: UMass-Stockbridge at 354, Holyoke with a 380, Springfield Tech scored a 386, and Dean had a 423. Individually the Knights shot very well led by Anthony Lovechio with an excellent 75, 18 shots better than his first round of the season, Pat O'Connor shot a 77, Gina Bartolotta (Wakefield, RI) with a 86 and Greg North rounded out the foursome with a 91.
On Monday the 15th the Knights hosted Holyoke CC and UMass-Stockbridge and went 2-0 with a team score of 331. The Knights were followed by UMass Stockbridge with a 361and Holyoke shot a 400 as a team. The Knights were led by Anthony Lovechio who shot an 80, Pat O'Connor had the low score of the day with an impressive 76, Gina Bartolotta shot an 87 and Greg North shot 88.
The Knights are back in action Thursday the 18the when they will travel to Holyoke Community College to play Springfield Tech, Dean College and Holyoke in a four-way match beginning at 12noon.
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