- Tournament:Bentley Newport National Classic
- Results: 6th of 6 teams | 331
- Location: Middletown R.I. (Newport National Golf Club)
- Date: April 18, 2017
- The Lead: The Assumption men's golf team shot a 331 (+43) to take sixth place in the Bentley Newport National Classic.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Senior AJ Cooney (North Branford, Conn. / North Branford) shot a 79 to place first for the Hounds and tied 17th overall in the tournament. Just three strokes behind Cooney, senior Matt Wessenberg (Medway, Mass. / Catholic Memorial) and junior Justin Clutter (Bedford, N.H./Bedford) both shot an 82 to tie for 26th overall.
- Assumption senior Mike Stanton (Chesire, Conn./Chesire) tied for 35th place and fourth for the Hounds shooting an 88, while Freshman Connor Anderson (Raynham, Mass./ Bridgewater Raynham) placed 40th with a score of 91.
BEHIND THE NUMBERS:
- Bentley won the Classic with a team score of 303 (+15), Babson took second just three strokes behind shooting a 306 (+15), while the College of Saint Rose placed third just four strokes behind with a 307 (+19). Tufts took fourth with a 312 (+24) team score and UMass Dartmouth placed fifth shooting a 318 (+30).