Heckel Jr. Leads Golf After Round One of UConn Invite
Led by John Heckel Jr.'s 4-under 68, the Army West Point Golf Team sits in second at the UConn Invitational after round one at GreatHorse Golf Course. The Black Knights are one of only two teams in the field that finished the opening round under par. Army shot a team score of 286 (-2) and sits four strokes behind Rhode Island for the team lead.
Heckel Jr. shot the lowest round of the season for the Black Knights with a 68 and is atop the individual leaderboard following the first round. Heckel Jr. did not drop a shot the entire first round and sunk four birdies with three coming on the front nine. Team captain Tom Katsenes rebounded from a tough start with three bogeys in his first five holes to shoot 4-under par in his final 13 holes of his round to shoot a 1-under 71.
Katsenes is tied for eighth on the individual leaderboard. Dragon Theam is also in the eighth spot on the leaderboard with a 1-under 71 in round one of the tournament. Theam had five birdies on the day with four bogeys. Read more.