Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Quinnipiac's Tobia-Palza, Canisius' Dantonio Earn Final Weekly Golf Awards

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  April 19, 2017
Luciana Tobia-Palza, Quinnipiac
So., 5-6, La Paz, Bolivia/IMG Academy

Luciana Tobia-Palza finished 2nd out of 32 golfers, competing as an individual, at the 2016 Hartford Invitational at Tumble Brook Golf Club. Tobia-Palza shot a season-best 73 (+1) for the first round before following with an 80 (+8) for the second round to complete the tournament at 153 (+9). Tobia-Palza’s 153 was a season-best for the second-year golfer while her second-place finish was also a season best.


John Dantonio, Canisius
So., 5-9, Lancaster, NY/St.Francis

Canisius sophomore golfer John Dantonio was the top individual performer for the Golden Griffins April 15 at the Battle at the Warren event, hosted by Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. The Lancaster, New York native fired a career-best 72 in the second round of the 36-hole event, moving him up seven places on the final leaderboard to earn a tie for 10th. His two-round score of 150 stands as his career-low in a 36-hole tournament, and his 10th place finish at the Battle at the Warren is the first top-10 finish in his career as a Griff.

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