Pilliod, Gianniny Claim Golfer, Rookie of the Week Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Saint Joseph’s junior Ross Pilliod was selected as the Atlantic 10 Conference Golfer of the Week, and St. Bonaventure freshman Danny Gianniny was chosen as the league’s Rookie of the Week. The awards were announced Friday and are for events played from Sept. 28 – Oct. 4.
Pilliod tied for first place at the Matthews Auto Collegiate Invitational this past week. Playing at the par-72 Links at Hiawatha Landing Championship Tees (7,104 yards), Pilliod, a Reading, Pa., native, carded a two-round score of four-under-par 140 (70-70) to finish tied for first with Monmouth's Nikolas Maff. There was no designated playoff hole, so Maff won medalist honors on a
Gianniny helped SBU to two wins over the past week. The Pittsford, N.Y., rookie finished tied for fourth at Binghamton Intercollegiate, shooting even-par 72 in round one Sunday before coming through with a 1-under 71 in the final round Monday as the Bonnies tied for the team title. He carded seven birdies in the top finish of his young career, and he was one of just five players in
George Washington junior Logan Lowe turned in a top performance of his own last week as well