Simone, Mann lead Broncs on Day 1 at Princeton Inviational

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: April 08, 2017
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Courtesy: Brian David Solomon (Rider University)
PRINCETON, NJ – Senior Aaron Simone (Niskayuna, NY/Niskayuna) led the Rider University men’s golf team with a two-round score of 149 on Day 1 of the Princeton Invitational at Springdale Golf Club. The Broncs currently sit in 13th out of 14 teams after carding a 309 in Round 1 and a 306 in Round 2 on the Par 71 course. 

Simone shot a 75 in Round 1 and a 74 in Round 2, while Parker Mann’s (Blauvelt, NY/Tappan Zee [Seton Hall]) 73 in the second round was the best single round of the day. Jake Sollon (Ventia. PA/Peters Township) also contributed a 76 in the first round and 78 in the afternoon session. 

QUOTES & NOTES
“Conditions were tough today and unfortunately we had to card a score in the 80’s each round. Parker and Aaron played very solid in the afternoon. Aaron could’ve been a lot lower on the front nine and Parker played his last seven one-under to finish strong. Tomorrow we’re looking for a low one to take momentum into the Peacock Invitational on Tuesday.” – Rider Head Coach Jason Barry

• Following a rocky start to the second round with bogey on four of the first five holes, Simone parred 12 of the final 13 holes with the lone exception being a birdie on the Par 3 11th. 
• Simone and Mann each birdied three holes in the morning round. Mann also had three birdies in the afternoon session.

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