Four-Peat: Wilmington Golf Claims Fourth Straight CACC Golf Championship
Golf: 1st of 10 Teams
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Blue Bell, Pa.
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Senior Andrew Baldo puts on the ninth green on Wednesday, finishing the CACC Tournament with a 72-80 to come in third overall with a 152 score. Copyright 2014; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Four-Peat: The Wildcats reign supreme once again at the CACC Tournament. Copyright 2014; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Senior Pulsakowski hits this bunker shot to about four-feet from the hole, sinking the put to move ahead of Baldo by a single stroke for the Wilmington lead. He finished second overall. Copyright 2014; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
The Wilmington University golf team secured its fourth-straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship on Wednesday, posting a 323 for the second round to beat the field of 10 schools by 23 strokes at Blue Bell Country Club
Senior Tomasz Pulsakowski made an up-and-down out of a bunker on the 18th green to secure the Wildcats low score of the tournament, besting classmate Andrew Baldo by a single stroke. Pulsakwoski made it into the clubhouse with a 74 on Wednesday, adding to his 77 on Tuesday for a team best 151 for the tournament, finishing second overall. He missed medalist honors by one stroke.
Baldo, who was leading the tournament after the first round, placed third overall, hitting a 72-80 for a 152 tournament score.
Junior Alexander Lautenschlaeger rounded out the All-Tournament Team members for the Wildcats, finishing fifth overall with a 77-81 for a 158 tournament score.
Sophomore Andreas Lunding rounded out the Wildcats scoring on Wednesday, he finished in a tie for 12th overall with a 75-88 for a tournament score of 163.
Junior Matt DiEleuterio was the fifth and final Wild on the course on the week, as he finished the tournament with a 93-91 for a 184 tournament score, coming in 39th overall.
Dominican’s Keith Prokop earned medalist honors, finishing the tournament with a 76-74 for a tournament score of 150. Prokop ame into the clubhouse as the middle group on the day, and had to wait to see Baldo’s and Pulsakowski’s score on Wednesday for the medalist outcome.
Host Chestnut Hill shot a team low for day two with a 321, which moved the Griffins up to the fourth position with a two day score of 668. Nyack finished the tournament in second place (647), outdistancing third place Concordia (653) by six shots. Dominican (677), Philadelphia University (684), Goldey-Beacom College (695), Post University (702), Felician College (711) and the University of the Sciences (741) completed the championship field.
The Wildcats earn the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Super Regional next month. The Super Regional is being held at Edgewood Country Club in Charlestown, W.Va.
The Wildcats have until May 5 to prepare for the Super Regional, with the top three teams earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Division II National Championship on May 19-23.