April 12, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Yale came out of the gates firing on Saturday to lead the New England Championships, posting three scores of even-par or better for a team score of 290. Yale leads Binghamton by two strokes (292) and Sacred Heart by four (294). Other notables are Ivy League opponents Harvard, Brown and Dartmouth who sit in fourth through sixth place, respectively.
Junior Colby Moore led the way for Yale, shooting a two-under score of 70. Sophomore Ben Wescoe and freshman Thomas McCarthy shot even-par (72) to finish tied for third with Zachary Vinal and Patrick Donovan of Binghamton. Juniors Taylor Hakes and Joseph Hernandez rounded out Yale's team with scores of 76 (T-20) and 80 (T-35).
The only player to score better than Moore was Sacred Heart's Patrick Fillian with a four-under 68.
The Bulldogs currently lead all Ivy League competitors in the tournament, and a win would give the Bulldogs momentum going into next weeks Ivy Championship. The final round will tee-off Sunday morning.
Report filed by Charles Moore `10, Yale Sports Publicity