SOUTH BEND, IN – The Rutgers men’s golf team posted a sixth-place finish at the 2004 BIG EAST Championships this weekend. The Scarlet Knights carded a 919 (313-305-301) in the 54-hole tournament held at Notre Dame’s par-70, 7,011-yard Warren Golf Course.
Notre Dame took the team championship after firing an 876 (290-295-291). Virginia Tech’s Ryan Stinnett was the only competitor to shoot under par for the tournament with a two-under 208 (70-67-71) for the two-day, three-round event.
Junior Brent Pittman (Montvale, NJ) led the Scarlet Knights, tying for 11th overall in the tournament with a 226 (78-72-76).
Senior Jason Bataille (South Plainfield, NJ) was two strokes back of his teammate tying for 18th with a 228 (75-77-76) in the event. Sophomore Mike Kosup (Flemington, NJ) fired a 231 (78-77-76) to place 23rd.
Senior Brian Whitman (Blairstown, NJ) shot a 235 (83-79-73) to finish 27th, while sophomore Erick Morales (Bayamon Puerto Rico) tied for 28th with a 248 (82-84-82).
Rutgers returns to the course next Friday and Saturday, April 30 through May 1 at the Penn State Invitational in State College, PA