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Marc Oliveri finished in seventh place at the CAA Championship at three under par.
Courtesy: Mark Campbell

Blue Hens Finish Sixth, Oliveri Seventh at CAA Men’s Golf Championship

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 04/23/2017
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The University of Delaware men’s golf team finished in sixth place while Blue Hen senior Marc Oliveri placed seventh as UD concluded its 2016-17 season this weekend at the Colonial Athletic Association Championship.


Delaware fired its third consecutive sub-300 round during the completion of the tournament’s third round on Sunday morning with a 295 score, finishing sixth out of nine teams with an 874 three-round total. Charleston claimed the team title with an 841 score to secure a bid to the NCAA Regionals, while UNCW finished in second place at 854.


Oliveri carded a two over par 74 during his final round on the par 72, 7,035-yard Monacan Front Nine and Buckingham Back Nine at Salisbury Country Club, finishing in seventh place in the individual standings with a three under par 71-68-74-213.


Jack Gianniny shot a one over par 73 on Sunday, as he tied for 18th place with a two over par score of 70-75-73-218. Kieran Purcell, who carded a 76 during his final round, finished in 31st place at 74-72-76-222, six over par.


Bobby Diforio fired an eight over par 75-74-75-224 for the weekend to finish in 33rd place while Mark Benevento, who tied Gianniny for the lowest round of the day by a Blue Hen with a 73, tied for 36th place with a 12 over par 75-80-73-228.


Parker Derby of Charleston was the tournament medalist with an eight under par 66-70-72-208, while Reese McFarlane of UNCW finished one shot back.


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