FREDERICKSBURG, Va.—Babson College first-year Nicholas Gianelos (West Chester, Pa.) was selected as the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Golfer of the Week on Monday evening.
Gianelos recorded his first collegiate victory firing rounds of 71-74 to finish first by one stroke with a 3-over total of 145 at the NYU Invitational. His opening round 71 matched his lowest score of the season as 22nd-ranked Babson opened the spring with a 15-shot victory at the Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, N.J.
Gianelos has posted five top-10 finishes in seven starts on the year and is currently first on the team with a 74.07 scoring average.
Babson, which has won its last four tournaments dating back to October, returns to action on April 13-14 in the Tim Brown Invitational at Ballston Spa Golf Course.