Men’s Golf Places Eighth in VGA/UConn Collegiate Invitational

Men’s Golf Places Eighth in VGA/UConn Collegiate Invitational


BALTIC, Conn.— The Sacred Heart men's golf team finished in eighth place at the VGA/UConn Collegiate Invitational at Mohegan Sun Country Club, finishing with a team score of 913 in the three-round tournament. 

Junior Matt Shubley was the Pioneers top finisher on the leaderboard as he finished tied for 20th with a score of six-over par against a competitive field.  Redshirt-sophomore Jacob Henny placed tied for 42nd as he finished 14-over par. Senior AJ Correia carded a 76 in the second and third round to finish in 45th at +15. Junior Tom D'Andrea tied for 49th with a two-day score of +18. Sophomore Hector Gutierrez shot a 77 on Saturday to finish tied for 55th at 23-over par to close the SHU scoring group.

Tournament host UConn took home the team title with a score of three-under par. St. Thomas Aquinas finished tied for second at four-over par. SHU finished fifteen strokes back of NEC foe, LIU Brooklyn for the seventh spot. 

The Pioneers will take the next two weeks to gear up for the Northeast Conference Championships that begin on Friday, April 28 at LPG International in Daytona Beach, Fla.


Individual Results

T20 Matt Shubley 72-74-76—222 (+6)

T42 Jacob Henny 77-73-80—230 (+14)

45 AJ Correia 79-76-76—231 (+15)

T49 Tom D'Andrea 75-78-81—234 (+18)

55 Hector Gutierrez 80-82-77—239 (+23)