WINTHROP, Mass. – First-year Nico Ciolino (Marlborough, Mass.) garnered both the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Golfer and Rookie of the Week honors announced Monday afternoon.
In his first tournament of his collegiate career, Ciolino posted a two-day score of 147 (71-76) to lead led Johnson & Wales to seventh place at the 36th Duke Nelson Invitational hosted by Middlebury College. Leading the 116-player field with seven birdies, Ciolino was dominate on the par fives averaging a score of 4.67 in addition to firing an even-par 71 on the first day.
Johnson & Wales returns to the course this weekend, Sept. 21-22, at the Williams Fall Tournament in Williamstown, Mass.