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Iona Golf Wins Father George Hill Shootout

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Iona Golf Wins Father George Hill Shootout

October 06, 2017 - 02:11

Iona Golf Wins Father George Hill Shootout

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College golf program won its second contest of its 2017-18 season on Monday afternoon.  The Gaels took the top spot of the one-day Father George Hill Shootout hosted by Manhattan College at the Huntington Country Club in Huntington, NY.

The Gaels as a team shot 294 (+14), beating out Saint Peter's by one stroke and Manhattan by two.  Hofstra placed fourth with 300 (+20), and St. Francis (NY) placed fifth at 319 (+39).

Sophomore Matt Mirocco led Iona with an even round 70.  He had two birdies and 14 pars to place himself second overall on the individual leaderboard.  Freshman Justin Burkhamer tied for sixth with a 73 (+3), and fellow rookie Kritsarin Oukosavanna placed tied for eighth with a 74 (+8).  Junior Paolo Matti shot a 77 (+7), and sophomore Oisin Devereux finished with a 79 (+9).

Jeffery Peter's of Saint Peter's won the player leader board with a 66 (-4).