April 29, 2012
Senior Taylor Hall (Roswell, Ga./Trinity Catholic) and senior Brian Dorfman (Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek) both stand among the top-10 overall, helping to lead the Georgetown University men's golf team is tied for fourth place among 12 teams after the first round of play at the BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship, being played on the Watson Course at the Reunion Golf & Club in Orlando, Florida.
The Hoyas posted a 6-over par 294 in Sunday's first round to tie for fourth place, along with St. John's. Notre Dame leads the field at 4-under par 284, one shot ahead of Louisville (3-under par 285) and nine shots ahead of third place Villanova (5-over par 293).
Hall fired a 2-under par 70 to lead the Hoyas and he is tied for fourth place in the field of 60 golfers. He is one shot of his classmate, and fellow captain Dorfman, who carded a 1-under par 71 and is tied for seventh place.
Sophomore Charlie von Arentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) is tied for 34th place after posting a 4-over par 76, junior Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) is tied for 40th place at 5-over par 77 and freshman Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) shot a 7-over par 79 to tie for 47th place.
Georgetown continues play on Monday, April 30, teeing off beginning at 9:50 a.m., alongside St. John's and Connecticut.