DUBOIS – Members of the Penn State DuBois golf team were recognized on Saturday for their winning inaugural season, and their coach was honored for being named Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Coach of the year. Recognition took place between men’s and women’s home basketball games in the campus gymnasium.
The Penn State DuBois Golfers claimed the Penn State University Athletic Conference Championship in October, with a 30-7 record, during the inaugural season for the campus program. The team also finished at eighth place in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championships out of nineteen teams from around the U.S. The championships were hosted by Penn State University and were played at the Penn State Blue Course in State College, PA.
Head Coach Pat Lewis was presented with a certificate on Saturday for recognition as the PSUAC Coach of the year. Four players were also recognized for making the PSUAC All Conference Team. Leading the way for DuBois on the PSUAC Golf All-Conference team was John Gaylor with a (157) total in the two day conference championship event. Gaylor was joined on the PSUAC All- Conference team by teammates Derek Buganza, John Kane, and Tighe Truman.
Pictured in front, left to right, are: Derek Buganza, John Gaylor, and Aaron Herzing.
In back, left to right, are: Chancellor Melanie Hatch, Assistant Coach Neil Hanes, Tom Fugate, Tighe Truman, Vinnie Montanari, Katie DeAngelo, and Head Coach Pat Lewis.
Not present for the photo were John Kane and Owen Braun.