Colonials card their best round of the tournament with a 297
Colonials improve their score by nine strokes but remain in ninth place
Colonials in ninth place as a team; Palazzolo tied for sixth
Through its partnership with the SMGA, the GW golf team is doing its part to honor Veterans
The senior picked up his first career win last weekend
GW Golf Practice (9/26/14)
AS A JUNIOR (2016-2017): Competed in eight events with a 77.80 scoring average ... led GW to a third place finish at the Atlantic 10 Match Play Championships ... shot six over 213 (69-74-76) to finish at a tie for 11th at the Bash at the Beach (March 13-14) ... helped GW to a fifth place finish at the Yale Spring Invitational (April 15), shooting 12-over 140 (74-78) to place in a tie for 36th ... also competed at the Atlantic 10 Championships and helped GW to a fourth place finish ... recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-2016): Competed in six events and ranked fifth on the team with a 76.93 scoring average ... shot 6-over 216(73-74-75) at the Price's Give Em Five Invitational (Oct. 23-35) ... went 2-1 at the Atlantic 10 Match Play Championships (Feb. 22-23) as GW won the consolation final ... recorded a career-best 54-hole total of 219 (75-69-75) at the Bash at the Beach (March 7-8) to finish 6-over and tied for 32nd ... helped GW to a fourth-place finish at the Atlantic-10 Championships (April 29-May 1).
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Competed in seven events and had a 78.9 scoring average in 20 rounds ... recorded two rounds at or under par on the season ... had a season-best 54-hole total of 228 (82-71-75) at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic to finish 12-over and tied for 55th ... recorded a t-48th finish at the Davidson Invitational (March 2-3) with a 13-over 157 (77-80).
HIGH SCHOOL Porcelli wrapped his scholastic career ranked No. 69 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Boys Class of 2014, climbing 11 spots from the time he signed his NLI with GW in November 2013. He posted a 74.5 scoring average over six 18-hole events and helped the Taft School in Connecticut to a 9-1 dual match record, a third-place showing at the 22-team Kingswood Invitational Tournament and the Founders League Championship title as a senior in 2013-14.
He registered just one 18-hole score above 74, highlighted by a pair of 72's and co-medalist honors at the Andover Invitational at Newport Country Club with a 1-over-par 73. His 3-over 74 at the Founders League Championship on May 17 helped the Rhinos better the field by 16 shots and set a new single-round school record team total.
The Princeton, N.J., native was an All-Founders League selection as a junior at The Taft School in Connecticut in 2013, helping the Rhinos to a 15-2 match record and finishing runner-up at the All-New England Championship. On the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) circuit, Porcelli posted a pair of top 10 finishes in 2013, including a victory at the Sugarloaf Coca-Cola Junior Championship. He also finished eight (of 110) at the Metropolitan PGA New York City Championship (72-71-143) and seventh (of 82) at the U.S. Amateur regional qualifier in Port Washington, N.Y. (72-73-145).
"I am so excited to have the opportunity to take my golf to the next level and to play for Coach Scheinost at GW," said Porcelli. "It's been a dream of mine to play Division I college golf and now it's come true. I couldn't have done this without the support of family, my teammates at Taft, and my coaches."
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