RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University junior Jake Storako (Laurel Springs, N.J./Highland Regional) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Golf Player of the Month for April, the CACC announced on Monday. Additionally, Felician freshman Gonzalo Maldonado Felices (Almeria, Spain/Stella Maris) was selected as the CACC Rookie of the Month for the second consecutive occasion.
For sports that play fall and spring segments, the CACC selects monthly award winners during the season in which the conference championship is not contested. Felician finished in fifth place in the 2018-19 CACC Championship tournament, held Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
Storako played five rounds in April, to a stroke average of 77.0. He finished sixth out of 46 individuals at the Saint Joseph's College Spring Shootout and capped his season with a 73 at the Jefferson Rams Invitational, finishing second via tiebreaker and leading the Golden Falcons to the team title.
Storako broke his own school record by completing the 2018-19 campaign with a scoring average of 76.81. He recorded three top-10 finishes, including a fourth-place result and an all-Tournament selection at the CACC Championship. Storako is a 2016 graduate of Highland Regional High.
Felices' April was highlighted by a third-place finish at Saint Joseph's. He also placed fifth of 68 at Jefferson. He averaged 77.2 for five rounds. For the season, Felices was second to Storako on the Golden Falcons with a stroke average of 77.7. He is a 2018 graduate of Colegio Stella Maris in Madrid, Spain.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/golf/2018-19/releases/56POM.
Also on Monday, Felician senior baseball shortstop L.T. Struble (Hammonton, N.J./Hammonton) was chosen to that sport's CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician golf is guided by 14th-year head coach Ben DiNallo Jr. of River Edge.
Felician University engages more than 2,400 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, and Education. Universal Franciscan values of respect, social justice, and compassion form an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow's leaders. Felician University was ranked 3rd-best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey in 2018 by the PayScale.com College ROI Report and is ranked the No. 1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu.