NEWARK, Del. -- Felician University has three players sitting among the top 10 (plus ties) after Day 1 of the two-day Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men's Golf Championship Tournament. The event is being hosted by Wilmington (Del.) University on Sunday and Monday at Deefield Country Club.
As a team, Felician enters Monday in second place in the nine-team tournament. The Golden Falcons have never won a CACC title; they finished second in 2015-16. Felician shot 302 as a team on Sunday -- one stroke shy of the school record, and four shots behind tournament leader Dominican (N.Y.) College.
Junior Jake Storako (Laurel Springs, N.J./Highland Regional) tied his own Felician tournament record with a 71, and enters Round 2 in a tie for second place. Freshman Gonzalo Maldonado Felices (Almeria, Spain/Stella Maris) fired a 74 on the par-70 course and is tied for fifth place. After 36 holes, the top five finishers plus ties will be named to the All-Tournament Team. Andrew Geesey is the only Felician player to ever win the CACC individual title, doing so in 2015-16.
Junior Christian Lauchaire (Annandale, N.J./North Hunterdon) is tied for 10th place with 76.
Full first-round results can be viewed at http://caccathletics.org/sports/golf/2018-19/releases/2018_CACC_Champs_Rd_1.pdf.
Tournament play begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, and the first Felician player tees off at 10:10 a.m. Strorako starts his round with the final group at 10:50. The CACC, in partnership with BlueFrame Technology, will provide live streaming video coverage at http://caccnetwork.com/felician/?bfplayvid=89436.