Syosset's Andrew Pohalski Named Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year

SUNY Old Westbury men's golf sophomore Andrew Pohalski, a native of Syosset, New York (Chaminade HS), was named the 2015 Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year and earned a spot as a second-team all-conference member.

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Old Westbury, NY - October 20, 2015 - SUNY Old Westbury men's golf sophomore Andrew Pohalski was named the 2015 Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year and earned a spot as a second-team all-conference member as voted on by the league's seven coaches following Monday's Skyline Conference Championship final round.  

Pohalski, the program's first-ever rookie of the year and all-conference selection, represented Old Westbury at the 2015 Skyline Conference Championships (Oct. 18-19) at Brynwood Golf & Country Club in Armonk, New York.  He finished tied for ninth place in the 26-player field with a two-round score of 165 (+25) from the 6,238 yard, par-70 course. Pohalski set a program record with Monday's round of 78 (+8) as Old Westbury's best individual round en route to securing its highest individual conference championship finish (T-9th).  

St. Joseph's (L.I.) won the team title with a two-round score of 631 (+71) to dethrone seven-time defending champion Farmingdale State (637, +77).  Farmingdale State's Scott Sessions carded a 146 (+6) to claim the individual title.  

Player of the Year: Scott Sessions (Farmingdale State)
Rookie of the Year: Andrew Pohalski (Old Westbury)
Coach of the Year: Tom Azzara (Farmingdale State)

First Team All-Conference
Scott Sessions (Farmingdale State)
Christian Bleck (St. Joseph's-Long Island)
Rory Mazur (Purchase)
John Melandro (St. Joseph's-Long Island)
Zac Campanelli (St. Joseph's-Long Island)

Second Team All-Conference
Dillon Flynn (Farmingdale State)
Owen Heath (Mount Saint Mary)
Robbie Bray (St. Joseph's-Long Island)
Matt Burnett (Farmingdale State)
Alex Harcher (Mount Saint Mary)
Andrew Pohalski (Old Westbury)

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