|Brian Creonte was one of the four Jumbo scorers today.|
NORTH DARTMOUTH – Sophomore Alex Honigford shot two-over par 74 to lead the Tufts University golf team on the first day of the Lafrance Hospitality Invitational hosted by the University of Massachusetts-Datmouth at Allendale Country Club Friday.
The Jumbos are tied for eighth as a team after one round with their four-best scoring totaling to 324 strokes. They are even with Johnson & Wales, both just three strokes behind fifth-place Husson (321). They are three strokes in front of 10th-place Farmingdale State (327).
Honigford is tied for second individually behind day-one leader Gavin Dugas from Husson, who shot one-over 73. Tufts freshman Sanjay Mukherjee also had a good opening around with a 77 to tie for eighth individually through Friday.
The host Corsairs have a nine-stroke lead in the team standings with a 307 score. Second-place Nichols is at 316.
Weather depending, round two will start at 1 pm on Saturday.