Golf Continues Play at BIG EAST



    HEBRON, Ky. (April 21, 2008)-- Senior Brian Travalja stands in a tie for 14th place overall as the University of Connecticut continued play Monday at the 2008 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship at the Traditions Golf Club.

    Marquette University holds an 11-shot advantage in the team competition with a score of 579, led by runaway individual leader Ted Gray. Gray holds a seven-shot lead after posting back-to-back scores of 68. He is one of only three players under par for the championship.

    Louisville is in second place at 590, followed by Seton Hall (591), Notre Dame (591), St. John's (600), South Florida (602), DePaul (602), Villanova (603), Cincinnati (603), UConn (604), Georgetown (610) and Rutgers (616).

    Travalja shot a 75 Monday to stand at five-over 149. Senior A.J. Siekierski and freshmen Chris DeLucia and Matt Dubrowski are all tied for 31st place at eight-over 152.

    The tournament concludes Tuesday with third round action beginning at 8:30 a.m.