-Tournament: The Dowling Memorial
-Results: 7th of 13 teams | 303 - 314 = 617
-Location: Tall Grass Golf Course, Shoreham, N.Y.
-Date: Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, 2016
-Course Stats: Par: 71 Yardage: 6,586
-The Lead: Junior Matt Wessenberg (Medway, Mass. / Catholic Memorial) led the Hounds this weekend at the Dowling Memorial golf tournament with his eighth-place overall finish, just four strokes behind the winner. Wessenberg shot just five over par on the weekend to lead Assumption to a seventh-place finish of 13 teams.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
-Wessenberg was the top finisher for the Hounds, tying for eighth place with a final score of 147. He played a consistent game over the competition, carding a 73 in round one and a 74 in round two to finish an impressive +5 overall.
-Not far behind Wessenberg was fellow captain Tim Carroll (Portsmouth, R.I. / Portsmouth) who totaled a two-round score of 150. Carroll shot a 74 in round one and finished with a 76 in round two to finish +8 for the competition.
-Senior Adam Bourque (Mansfield, Mass. / Mansfield) moved up 15 spots after the second day of competition to finish tied for 30th overall in the field of 69. He carded a 79 on day one but shaved off four strokes on day two (75) to finish with a total score of 154 (+12).
-Freshman James Elliot (Gill, Mass. / Pioneer Valley Regional) made his collegiate debut on the weekend. Elliot shot a two-round total of 166 (+18) followed closely by junior AJ Cooney (North Branford, Conn. / North Branford) who carded a 168 (+26).
BEHIND THE NUMBERS:
-The Hounds were in fifth place after day one of competition and slipped to seventh after two rounds with their final score of 617.
-Le Moyne claimed the victory with a two-round total of 585, followed by Bentley (599) and Franklin Pierce (605).
-The Hounds have a short turnaround before their next competition. Assumption will travel to Le Moyne's Mike Bello Invitational on April 10 in Baldwinsville, N.Y. for a two-day competition.
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