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Men's golf opens T9 at Wisconsin Lutheran

Steven Gadient
Steven Gadient

HARTFORD, WI. -- The Johnson & Wales University  men's golf team opened the 2019-20 season Saturday with the first round of the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational. 

Senior Alex Fernandez led the Wildcats with a 2-over 74 at Washington County Golf Course. Fernandez heads into Saturday tied for sixth with four other golfers, four shots back of the lead. 

Sophomore Steven Gadient is tied for 36th at +9, junior Manny Garcia is T50 at +11, sophomore Andrew Thimjon is T57 at +13 and sophomore Matt Randall is T68 at +15. Junior Kevin Piotrzkowski finished with a 102.

As a team, JWU Denver totaled a 410, five shots back of eighth-place Marian. 

UPDATE: Sunday's second and final round was canceled due to weather.