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GW Golf Practice (9/26/14)
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."