April 4, 2012
EDISON, N.J. - Senior Jay Mulieri has been named MAAC Men's Co-Golfer of the Month for March after winning the Fireline Towson Invitational and finishing at par or under through three of the four tournaments he competed in this month. Mulieri, the MAAC Golfer of the Month for September and October, shares this month's honor with Iona College's Dylan Newman.
The Silver Spring, Md., native won his first tournament of the year last weekend, carding a 7-under 209 at the Towson Invitational (March 30-April 1) after shooting an even 72, a spring-best 4-under 68 and a 3-under 69 through the three rounds, respectively.
He also finished tied for fourth overall at the Snowman Getaway (Feb. 27-28) with a 1-under 215 and matched that score at the UCF Rio Pinar Invite (March 19-20) to finished tied for 17th overall. At the Snowman Getaway, Mulieri shot an even 72 in the first round before improving his score to a 2-under 70. He finished the final round at 2-over 74.
At the UCF Rio Pinar, Mulieri carded a 1-over 73 in the first round before shaving three strokes off his score for a 2-under 70 in the second round. He finished the third round at an even 72 to help the Greyhounds to an eighth-place finish of 15 at the invitational.
In a rainy and windy C&F Bank Intercollegiate (March 25-27), Mulieri shot an even 71 through the first round before finishing the second and third rounds at 78 and 76, respectively.
So far this spring, Mulieri leads the team with a 72.00 stroke average and has shot par or under through eight of the 12 rounds he has played. For the season, his scoring average is 71.62 with 16 of 27 rounds being at or under par.