Rhody Golf Places Ninth at A-10 Championship, Jones Named to All-Conference Team

Rhody Golf Places Ninth at A-10 Championship, Jones Named to All-Conference Team

Results

Tournament Info

  • Grand Cypress Golf Club - Orlando, Fla.
  • Par 72 (7,024 yards)
  • First Round: Friday, April 26
  • Second Round: Saturday, April 27
  • Third Round: Sunday, April 28
  • The Field: 11 teams, 55 golfers

Team Results

  • Rhode Island played to a ninth-place finish at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • The Rams combined for a final-round score of 299, bringing their tournament total to 902 (307-296-299; +38).
  • VCU won the team title with a 3-over score of 867.

Individual Results

  • Senior Dawson Jones was URI's top finisher, tying for 10th place after firing a 2-under 69 in the final round. Overall, he finished the tournament in 220 strokes (75-76-69).
  • Jones also was named to the A-10's All-Conference team, in voting conducted among the league's head coaches. It marks the third year in a row he is an All-Conference pick.
  • Sophomore Chris Francoeur placed 20th among the field of 55, going 75-73-76=224 for a +8 finish.
  • Redshirt senior Brody King was two strokes behind Francoeur, tying for 23rd place at +10 (77-74-75=226).
  • Redshirt junior Jason Short tied for 37th overall at 16-over (80-73-79=232).
  • Freshman Austin Fox placed 50th, opening with an 81 and then carding back-to-back 80s to finish 25-over (241).