RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Felician College men's golf team has been voted the winner of that sport's 2014 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Team Sportsmanship Award. The balloting was performed by the league's 11 head coaches, and the award was presented to the Golden Falcons at Monday night's CACC Tournament Banquet in Blue Bell, Pa.
The CACC Team Sportsmanship Award is presented annually in each conference championship sport to the program, in the collective opinion of that sport's coaches, that best exemplifies the spirit of competition and sportsmanship throughout the season. Felician captures the honor in men's golf for the fourth time. The Golden Falcons won three in a row from 2009-11.
Felician is coached by Ben "JR" DiNallo of River Edge. Also the College's director of athletics, DiNallo is the only coach in program history, currently in his ninth season.
The complete list of 2014 CACC Men's Golf All-Conference Team members and special award winners can be viewed at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/golf/2013-14/releases/20140407-golfallconference.
A list of Felician team members is available at http://www.felicianathletics.com/sports/mgolf/2013-14/roster.
Felician will compete in the CACC Championship tournament today and Wednesday at Blue Bell Country Club.
Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College currently enrolls more than 2,200 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II and National Collegiate levels.