April 20, 2009
DADE CITY, Fla. - The University of Connecticut men's golf team remains in 12th place after day two of competition Monday of the 2009 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.
UConn shot the fourth-best team score of the day with a four-over par total of 292, led by sophomore Matt Dubrowski, who fired a one-under 71 and is tied for 23rd place overall. Freshman Jeb Buchanan and senior L.J. Tosches each shot a one-over 73 Monday, bouncing back from tough opening rounds of action, as did freshman Brian Hwang with a 75 Monday. The Huskies improved their team total by a whopping 32 strokes over Sunday's first round.
The University of Louisville leads the team competition after the second day of the three-day tourney, shooting a team total of eight-under par 568. Marquette moved into second place and stands 11 shots behind the Cardinals, while Seton Hall, St. John's and Notre Dame round out the top five teams.
Adam Hadwin of Louisville and Mike Van Sickle of Marquette are in a tie for the individual lead at four-under. Van Sickle, the defending champion of the event, shot a 67 Monday. They hold a one shot advantage over John Zur of Seton Hall and Max Scodro of Notre Dame entering the final round.
The BIG EAST Championship concludes with 18 holes of action Tuesday.