RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University freshman Gonzalo Maldonado Felices (Almeria, Spain/Stella Maris) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Golf co-Rookie of the Month for March, the CACC recently announced.
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.
Felices' March was highlighted by a tie for seventh place out of 67 entrants at the Tusculum University Invitational on Mar. 16-17. He also finished 19th of 47 at the 36-hole Crab To Go Invitational, hosted by Dominican (N.Y.) College on Mar. 25. He averaged 76.5 for four rounds, including an even-par 72 on Day 1 at Tusculum.
Felices shared the award with Jakob Lemieux of Chestnut Hill College. More information is available at http://cacc.prestosports.com/sports/golf/2018-19/releases/44March.
Felician junior Jake Storako (Laurel Springs, N.J./Highland Regional) was chosen to the CACC Monthly Honor Roll.
Felices is a 2018 graduate of Colegio Stella Maris in Madrid, Spain. He ranks second on the Golden Falcons this season with a stroke average of 77.83 over 18 rounds.
Felician is guided by 14th-year head coach Ben DiNallo Jr. of River Edge. Felices, Storako and the Golden Falcons will next compete in the Mike Bello Spring Invitational, hosted by Le Moyne College, on Thursday and Friday in Syracuse, N.Y.
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.