Junior, High School & Amateur Golf
Andrew Gallo holds the distinction of advancing the further in the US Junior of anyone to wear the Buff and Blue of GW. Gallo shot 74-73 and advanced to match play in the 2001 US Junior Amateur. Where he won his first match and advanced to the second round before losing to current UNC Tar Heal, Dustin Bray. He was the number 15 ranked junior in Canada according to the National Junior Golf Scoreboard in 2001. Gallo finished second at the 2001 AJGA Canadian Junior at Deer Creek where his 72-75-73 fell one shot short of the title. His junior golf resume also includes appearances in the Orange Bowl Junior and the Optimist Junior. In the summer of 2004 Gallo was invited to participate in the British Amateur at the famed St. Andrew's Golf Links. After struggling in the first round, Gallo fired an even par 72 in the second round over the storied "Old Course". Later that summer Gallo finished second at the Troy Invitational, shooting 218 for 54 holes and missing the title by one shot
At GW Gallo started off his college career with the first of what would be many top 20 finishes, shooting 73-74 and finishing 19th at the US Naval Academy Invitational. Gallo highlighted his first semester by winning the Temple Owl Invitational. His tournament rounds of 70-74 tied Gallo for first and forced a three-way playoff. Gallo hit a terrific recovery shot from deep rough on the second playoff hole to take the title. That fall, Gallo added a 7th at the Lehigh-Don Mershon Classic with 74-79. In the spring of 2003, Gallo finished fifth at the George Washington Invitational shooting 77 in high winds and light snow. He added a seventh at the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invitational with 74-78.
Gallo emerged as the team's go-to player in the fall of 2003. Gallo shot 74-70 to finish seventh at the Navy Fall Invitational and garnered his fourth career top five finish with his second victory at the Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational. At the RBI, Gallo birdied the last two holes to give his team a one shot victory and to win the event by two, shooting 72-69. Gallo earned his second Atlantic 10 Conference Performer of the Week honor for this performance. Gallo closed the fall 2003 campaign with a 72-74 effort at the Old Dominion SeaScape Invitational. His opening round of even par 72 was anything but routine. His nine-hole split was 42-30, including birdies on six of his last seven holes. Gallo was ranked 16th in the Mid-Atlantic Region at the end of the fall of 2003. In the spring of 2004 Gallo continued his steady play placing 11th at the William & Mary Invitational with 74-75 and 16th at the Rehoboth Beach Invitational with a 77 in tough conditions. Gallo completed the 2003-04 season ranked 29th in the country in driving accuracy.
In 2004-05, Gallo's attempt to defend his RBI title came up just short, as he finished third with 76-71. He fired an opening round 70 at the Earl Yestingsmeir Classic at Ball State. The following week Gallo went low again, shooting 66 at the JMU Invitational. If Gallo go the ruling he had hoped for he would have posted 64. Gallo's 66 tied Thomas Blankvoort ('02), Mike Ball ('03) and Jay Randolph ('59) for the school record for low round. His 66 was sandwiched around 73 and 74 to place him 14th in the field. Gallo finished the year being honored as Academic All-Atlantic 10 Conference and Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar team.
Gallo is a team co-captain and a criminal justice major. A huge hockey fan, Gallo roots for the Montreal Canadians and against his hometown Maple Leafs.
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