Bulldogs Finish Second At New England D-I Championship
April 15, 2007
Providence, R.I. - Due to inclement weather, the final round of the New England D-I Championship has been canceled. The Yale men's golf team finished tied for second with Central Connecticut with a score of 301 from the first round.
Sacred Heart was declared the tournament winner after leading the 17-team field after the first day's action with a 296.
The tournament was played at Triggs Memorial Golf Club.
Brown's Larry Haertel defeated Army's Pat Beverly on the first play-off hole early Sunday morning to win the individual title. This was the third time in the last four years that the individual title was decided in a playoff.
Taylor Hakes shot 73 to lead all Bulldog golfers and finished tied for fifth place.
Yale is back in action on April 21-22 at the Ivy League Championships. This was the second weekend in a row that the Bulldogs finished ahead of all their Ivy opponents in a tournament, a huge confidence boost entering the league finale.
Report filed by Alex Kleiner '08, Yale Sports Publicity