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Trio of Huskies Earn All-New England Golf Honors

May 10, 2010

Providence, R.I. - A trio of University of Connecticut golfers have been named to the 2009-10 All-New England First Team, one month after leading the Huskies to the team title in the 37th Annual New England Division I Golf Championship at Triggs Memorial Golf Course.

Sophomores Adam Vaccari (Winsted, Conn.) and Jeb Buchanan, along with junior Matt Dubrowski each earned a spot on the First Team. Vaccari tied for individual medalist honors in the event, losing in a playoff and finishing second overall. Buchanan finished in fifth place, two shots back of Vaccari. Dubrowski finished in a four-way tie for sixth, three shots off the lead.

All three Huskies helped UConn to an eight-shot win over Sacred Heart for the team title, giving UConn the New England double for 2009-10. The Huskies won the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association Championship in October. Dubrowski also earned All-New England honors in the fall after finishing tied for eighth.

Vaccari and Buchanan were also each named to the 2010 All-BIG EAST Conference Golf team, announced last week by the BIG EAST.


New England Division I Golf Association 2009-10 Awards


First Team

Jeb Buchanan, UConn

Matt Dubrowski, UConn

Dan Fanion, Central Connecticut

Nick MacDonald, Hartford

Michael McCarthy, Holy Cross

Adam Vaccari, UConn


Second Team

Colin Andrade, Holy Cross

Brandon Chicora, Rhode Island

Ben Conway, Rhode Island

Taylor Fontaine, Rhode Island

Kyle Tibbetts, Providence

Zack Ungvarsky, Hartford