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Morabito Qualifies for Golf National Championships

Morabito Qualifies for Golf National Championships

GCC's Drew Morabito will represent the College at the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Golf National Championships after qualifying with a 13th place individual finish at the regional championships on Tuesday.

The two-day tournament, held at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University, welcomed a 43 golfer field and recognized the top 15 as All-Region III selections and individual qualifiers for the national tournament.

Morabito carded a total score of 165, shooting an opening round 77 and finishing with an 88.

Brooks Beschler shot a 91 to begin the tournament and finished with an 89 to place 30th with a total score of 180. Joseph Falkowski recorded a 187 (91 & 96) to finish 36th and Adam Tucker placed 41st with a 197 (95 & 102).

As a team, Genesee placed 8th with a total score of 729. Jamestown CC won the team title with a 644 and Monroe CC finished Runner Up with a total of 647.

The national tournament will run from June 6-10 at the Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua.