Bears Eighth After First Round of Navy Fall Invitational

Sept. 8, 2007

Annapolis, MD - After the first day of competition, the Brown men's golf team stands in eighth place at the 17-team Navy Fall Invitational with a team score of 310 at the Naval Academy Golf Course. North Carolina State (279) holds a 17-shot lead over second place Delaware (296), followed by Seton Hall (297), Maryland (301), North Dakota State (302), Navy (303), Navy Gold (304), and Brown (310).

Junior Chris Hoffman carded a three-over par 74 to lead the Bears, good for 11th place overall. Senior Larry Haertel, the defending New England Champion, shot 77, while sophomore John Giannuzzi came in at 78.

Senior Ryan Larson (81) and freshman Michael Amato (83) also scored for the Bears.

The two-day tournament will conclude on Sunday.