FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 18, 2015

 

JONATHAN COOPER NAMED TO GCAA NORTHEAST ALL-REGION TEAM

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior Jonathan Cooper (Berkley, MA) was named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Div. III PING Northeast All-Region Team for his performance during the 2014-15 season.

 

Cooper was the individual champion and earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Year honors, finishing first among a field of 40 golfers, to lead Rhode Island College to its fourth consecutive league title on Oct. 18-19. Cooperís low round of the year came on the first day of the GNAC Championship when he shot an even-par 70.

 

 

 

He finished in a tie for 57th with a two-day score of 151 (74, 77; +7) to lead Rhode Island College at the 2015 NCAA Div. III Menís Golf National Championships played at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, N.C. on May 12-13.

 

Cooper placed fourth overall with a two-day score of 150 (76, 74; +6) to earn First Team All-New England honors as Rhode Island College captured the Div. III title at the 80th Annual New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships played at the Captains Course on Sunday and Monday, Oct. 26-27.

 

He averaged a scored of 75.6 in 12 competitions on the year. Head Coach Greg Gammellís team won nine of the 13 events the team participated in this season. RIC

 

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