Men’s Golf Opens Spring at Las Vegas Desert Classic

RESULTS

When and Where: March 3, 2019 – Las Vegas, Nev. (Royal Golf Links – Par 72)
Score: Southern New Hampshire University (322), 15th/15

Senior Matt Paradis (Hooksett, N.H.) fired a 2-over 74 in the opening round of the Las Vegas Desert Classic on Sunday, as the Southern New Hampshire University men's golf team opened the spring season, sitting 15th at the Royal Golf Links.

INDIVIDUAL SCORERS

  • Paradis is tied for 17th and is seven shots behind the leader.
  • Junior Ryan Anderson (Beverly, Mass.) carded a 79 in the opening round.
  • Senior Etienne Bourgoin (Abington, Mass.) and junior Garret Olivar (Manchester, N.H.) shot 84 and 85, respectively.

NOTES

  • Junior Drew Kane (Scarborough, Maine) also penciled in an 85 that was dropped from the team score.
  • West Florida University leads after 18 holes with a 1-under 287, which is three strokes ahead of St. Mary's (TX) University.
  • West Florida's Harry Butler stands atop the individual leaderboard with a 5-under 67 – three shots ahead of Jake Stevenson of St. Mary's and Wingate University's Philip Coles.
  • The Last Vegas Desert Classic is comprised of 83 student-athletes from 15 institutions, with four ranked inside the Golf Coaches Association of America Division II Top 25, including two in the top 10.

UP NEXT

  • Southern New Hampshire returns to action Monday (March 4) for the second round of the Las Vegas Desert Classic.

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Rank

Team

R1

Total

+/- Par

1

West Florida

287

287

-1

2

St. Mary's (TX)

290

290

+2

3

Missouri-St. Louis

291

291

+3

T4

Redlands

297

297

+9

T4

Texas at Tyler

297

297

+9

T4

Wingate

297

297

+9

7

Oklahoma Christian

298

298

+10

8

Northeastern State

301

301

+13

9

Washburn

303

303

+15

10

Hawaii Pacific

305

305

+17

11

Central Oklahoma

307

307

+19

12

Colorado Mesa

311

311

+23

13

Pomona-Pitzer

317

317

+29

14

Whittier

321

321

+33

15

Southern New Hampshire

322

322

+34