The Canisius College golkf team opened the 2012 spring season on Friday in the first round of the Homewood Suites/Siena Invitational at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Golden Griffins posted a team score of 323, which ranks seventh in the field.
Senior Stephen Seeler led the Griffs with his score of 79, while junior teammate Michael Carrig posted an 80. Freshman Patrick Fahey, who was competing in the field as an individual scored an 81, a score that was matched by junior Mike Spiotta.
Long Island leads after the first round with a team score of 296, while Rhode Island ranks second with a team score of 305. Siena's Jess Esposito leads the field after he fired an even-par 72.
The Griffs will close out their stay in Florida on Saturday when the team takes part in the second and final round of the Homewood Suites/Siena Invitational. Tee times are set for 8 a.m.