Bulldogs in Sixth after Rain Delay at Princeton Invitational

April 11, 2009

Round 1 Results

PRINCETON, N.J. - After a long rain delay, Princeton officials decided to reduce the tournament to 36 holes, with only 18 on Saturday. The Bulldogs are only 11 shots back of leader Rutgers (294), and seven shots back of Ivy rival Columbia (298). Princeton (301) sits alone in third with Harvard (304) and St. Bonaventure (304) tied in fourth. The Bulldogs (305) are in a tie with Penn (305) for sixth.

Leading the Bulldogs was sophomore Thomas Mccarthy who shot a round of 75 (+4), putting him in a tie for 16th. He was followed closely by senior Taylor Hakes and junior Ben Wescoe who are in a tie for 22nd after shooting rounds of 76 (+5). Rounding out Yale's scoring team was sophomore Michael Fader who shot a round of 78 (+6). Yale's fifth player, freshman Jeffrey Hatten, finished in a tie for 44th after shooting a round of 79 (+7).

The Bulldogs will try to close the gap Sunday morning with 18 holes, starting at 9:35 a.m.

Report filed by Charles Moore '10, Yale Sports Publicity