JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Saint Peter's University men's golf team will compete in the Hawk Invitational on September 21 at the Deal Golf Country Club in Deals, NJ. The first round will start promptly at 1:30pm.
The teams will play one round of stroke play on Thursday. The Deal Golf Country Club features a 6,277-yards, 18-hole, and 71 par course. The field features two non-conference schools which are, Wagner College and Fairleigh Dickinson University. The Metro Atlantic Athletic Schools competing are Monmouth University, Manhattan College and Rider University.
Last Time Out
Saint Peter's finished the Ryan T. Lee Memorial in fourth place with a final score of (292-300=592, +16). Mike Winter (71-75=146, +3) led the Peacocks in the invitational finishing the two round tournament tied for ninth place. Jeffery Peters (72-77=149, +5) and Jose Cardona (75-74=149, +2) followed Winter, shooting a 149 each. Stanley Garrant finished with a score of (74-77=151, +7), while David Powers shot a (79-74=153, +9).
Meet the Staff
Head Coach Nick Dilio is a three-time NCAA qualifier, claiming the 2016 MAAC individual title. In the process of his collegiate career, 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. Falloon was part of the undefeated golf team in 1964 and was selected as student-athlete of the year in 1965. He is now a member of the Saint Peter's Athletic Hall of Fame.