Palazzolo shoots 1-over par to finish T-8th; Lowe records third straight top-20
Lowe finished tied for 15th with a 1-over par 214
Colonials will compete in the Mark Simpson Invitational in Boulder, Colo., and the Patriot Intercollegiate in Lorton, Va.
Rookie Posts Top-20 Finish in Collegiate Debut
Colonials in Ninth Place After Two Rounds
GW Golf Practice (9/26/14)
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Recorded a 78.44 scoring average in six tournaments spanning 18 rounds ... posted a season-best 54-hole total of 220 (73-73-75) to finish 7-over par and tied for 31st at the Patriot Intercollegiate (Sept. 28-29).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): 78.55 scoring average over 20 rounds at seven tournaments ... Posted top-20 finish with t-20th and 13-over 226 (76-74-76) at the ECU Pirate Intercollegiate ... Tied for 37th at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championship at 27-over 240 (78-87-75).
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Third on team with 77.1 scoring average in 26 rounds and nine events played ... Posted a pair of top-20 finishes in March - t-16th at the Triumph at Pauma Valley with three-round 14-over 227 (73-79-75), and 19th at the Harmony Preserve Intercollegiate with three-round 11-over 227 (72-77-78) ... Second-best showing on team at 2013 Atlantic 10 Championship, t-22nd with three-round 3-over 219, including season-best 1-under 71 in second round (75-71-73).
HIGH SCHOOL: A First Team All-Colonial Hills Conference selection in 2009...Named NJJPGA Player of the Year and First Team All-New Jersey State and Non-Public B in 2010...Earned All-Super Essex Conference First Team Honors for three straight years...Named to the all-state second team and First Team Non-Public B his senior year...Claimed medalist honors in the Colonial Hills Conference Championship...Two-time New Jersey Prep B State Champion in 2010 and 2011...Won Super Essex County Championship in 2011 and 2012...Guided squad to two New Jersey Non-Public B and Prep B State Championships in 2010 and 2012...Helped team to a 2012 Non-Public B Sectional Championship...Set a Colonial Hills Conference individual low-round record in 2009 with a score of 69 and broke his own record with a 68 as the 2011 Super Essex County champion...Tied the New Jersey state record low-nine-hole round with a five-under par 30...Served as vice president of student government and student chair on the executive committee at Montclair Kimberley Academy.
PERSONAL: Born Stephen Raymond Piela on March 4, 1993 in Hackensack, NJ...Son of Kathie and Raymond Piela...Has two sisters, Andrea and Jamie, both of whom played softball for Siena College...Majoring in accountancy.
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