Warwick, R.I. – June 4, 2015: The CCRI golf team continued play in the Division III golf nationals at Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua, NY, the home course of Jamestown Community College. After the second round of play the Knights are in 8th place shooting a second round of 331 after shooting a 311 on the first day giving them a two-day total of 642. Leading the tournament is Sandhills Community College from Pinehurst, NC who shot a 302 after a first round of 294 giving them a two-day total of 596. The individual leader for the tournament is Taylor Suggs of Cincinnati State with back to back 72’s to give him a two-day total of 144.
Leading the Knights on day two was Josh Macera (Cranston, RI) who shot an 80 with a first day of 78 to give him a two-day total of 158 to be tied for 28th overall individually. Macera was followed by Alex Greenwood (Cranston, RI) who shot an 81 after first round 76 to give him the best two-day total on the Knights with a 157 and he is tied for 26th overall. Co-Captain Steve Letterle (Cranston, RI) shot an 84 after a first day 82 to give him a two day total of 166 to be tied for 59th.
Co-Captain Matt Burke (Wakefield, RI) shot a second day 86 after a first round of 81 to give him a two-day total of 167 to tie him for 64th overall. Dan Hayes (Pawtucket, RI) shot a 90 on the second day after a first round of 76 to give him a two day total of 166 to tie him for 59th overall but his second day score was not used for the team total.
Full rankings and Tournament statistics are available on the NJCAA DIII golf Nationals web site. Here is the link: https://www.sunyjcc.edu/student-life/athletics/njcaa/Tournament-Statistics
The Knights teed-off earlier this morning in round three at the following times: Alex Greenwood 9:00, Josh Macera 9:08, Steve Letterle 9:16, Dan Hayes 9:24 and Matt Burke 9:32.
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