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Sun, Pirates Weather High Winds in Round One at UConn

HAMPDEN, MASS. – Despite high wind conditions, junior Wanxi Sun (Danville, Calif.) shot an even-par, 72, on Sunday and paced the Seton Hall men’s golf team to a third-place standing after round one of the UConn Invitational.
 
The field of 14 teams were dealing with gale-force winds due to the remnants of Hurricane Ian making its way up the east coast.  Scores were up across the board as a result.
 
Sun managed to play well despite the difficult conditions.  The junior had four birdies and an eagle on the par-5, No. 8 hole to fuel an even-par, 72.  Sun trails Rhode Island’s Brandon Gillis and Rider’s Rick Van Der Nat by only one stroke for the individual lead with 36 holes remaining.
 
As a team, the Pirates shot a 17-over-par, 305, on Sunday.  Host Connecticut is just one stroke ahead of The Hall…

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