Men's Golf

Dan Abbondandolo  
Dan Abbondandolo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oyster Bay Cove, N.Y.

High School:
St. Dominic

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:
05/11/1987


GENERAL: Expected to have an impressive senior campaign after a breakthrough junior season...Co-captain for a second straight season along with fellow senior James Gifford...Qualified for and participated in the U.S. Amateur at the Olympic Club in San Francisco during the summer of 2007.

SPRING 2008: Won one individual championship raising his total to three for the academic year...Selected to the Division I PING All-Region Team...Finished in the top-11 in all five spring invitationals, including the MAAC Championships...Claimed first place in the spring opener, firing a 143 (73-70) at the Lonnie Barton Memorial Invitational (3/10-11)...Tied for second overall (73-73-146) at the Lacrosse Homes Invitational (3/29-30).

FALL 2007: Placed eighth overall at the Keenan Invitational, shooting a 145 (75-70)...Shot his way to first career individual win at the Cornell Invitational, finishing the third round with a 69, capping a 212 (70-73-69)...Nabbed second straight individual win with playoff hole victory at Hofstra Invitational...Helped the Saints come from behind to win Hofstra Invitational, shooting a 140 (71-69)...Finished the fall season with a 14th place tie at LeHigh Invitational, posting a 160 (82-78).

SPRING 2007: Competed in all six spring events including the MAAC Championships and NCAA Tournament...Finished in the top twenty individually in three of four regular season invitationals...Shot a +8 score of 224 finishing in a tie for 5th individually, his best finish of the season, at the 2007 MAAC Golf Championship won by Siena for a second straight year...Finished second best among Siena golfers at the NCAA Central Regional in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

FALL 2006: Competed in a total of three tournaments, registering a scoring average of 77...Finished the Cornell Invitational third on the team and tied for 34th place overall 71-86-74-231, which proved to be his best play of the semester.

SPRING 2006: Played in three events, including the Iona Invitational, the George Washington Invitational and the Lafayette Invitational, where took top billing on the team with a single round score of 73...Finished the spring semester with a 76 scoring average.

FALL 2005: Ended his first semester of Division I golf at Siena with the lowest scoring average on the team with 74.2...Completed the Binghamton NBT Bank Collegiate Classic in fourth place overall and second on behalf of the Saints 75-71-146...Also showcased in the Cornell Invitational, where he captured a ninth place overall finish 74-75-76-225.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of varsity golf and two years of varsity soccer at Saint Dominic...Team MVP his sophomore, junior and senior years...New York State Catholic High School Champion his junior year...Captured a third place finish at IGJT in Williamsburg, Virginia that same year...Long Island Catholic High School Champion his senior year...Tied for first in the Carter Cup at Winged Foot that same year...Semi-Finalist at the LIGA and the MGA Junior Amateur Championships

PERSONAL: Born May 11, 1987...The son of Rocco and Regina Abbondandolo...A business major...Has an older sister, Nicole, who attends Merrimack College and a younger sister Elisabeth.

WRONOWSKI ON ABBONDANDOLO: "I am looking for Dan as a co-captain this year to supply leadership both on and off the course to a talented crop of new incoming players."

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