Men's Golf Heads to Monmouth

Men's Golf Heads to Monmouth

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Saint Peter's will travel to Deal, NJ to compete in the Hawk Invitational at the Deal Golf & Country Club on Oct.13th. The event was originally scheduled for Sep. 29th, but inclement weather forced a postponement.

last time out... Saint Peter's place 6th in the Explorer Match Play tournament hosted by La Salle, Oct. 9-10th. Leader for the Peacocks was freshman, David Powers, with a score of (79,73, +10) in the individual standings.

match play... Hosting the event will be hOURglass rival, Monmouth University. Fairleigh Dickinson, Lafayette, and Manhattan will all be participating in the event. The teams will compete on a 6,370-yard course and participate in one 18-hole round for rankings.

"I am very excited," Saint Peter's head coach Nick Dilio said. "I expect the team to do very well in this event."

Saint Peter's is scheduled to tee off at 1:30pm.

about the coach... Head Coach Nick Dilio is a three-time NCAA qualifier, claiming the 2016 MAAC individual title. Dilio finished his collegiate career with the Peacocks by claiming the 2016 MAAC individual title. In the process, he participated in the NCAA Regional action three consecutive years. As a junior he was a MAAC Runner-up and registered four top-15-and three-top-10 showings at the MAAC Championships. Dilio also made an appearance in the Porter Cup which is one of the top amature tournaments in the world. In previous years the Porter Cup hosted golf legends Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, David Duval, Ben Crenshaw, and Hal Sutton.

Director for the Men's Golf team is previous head coach, Peter Falloon. During his time as the head coach, he led the Peacocks to two consecutive MAAC Championships in 2014 and 2015. Falloon led Saint Peters in the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in 2014 and the NCAA New Haven Regional in 2015. Three out of four years Falloon was named MAAC Coach of the year. As a graduate of Saint Peter's in 1965 he was apart of an undefeated Golf team in 1964. He has a Master of Economics from Georgetown University in 1966 and an MBA from Columbia University in 1968.

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