May 2, 2007
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross junior Matt Czarnecki (Greenwich, Conn.) has been named the Patriot League Golfer of the Month for April. He was previously named the Patriot League Golfer of the Year and earned a spot on the all-conference first team at last month's Patriot League Championship. Czarnecki became the first player in school history to win the Patriot League individual title, finishing the conference championship with a three-round total of 212 strokes (two-over par).
He also was the team's top finisher in all four April tournaments, including two top-three finishes.
At the Patriot League Championship, Czarnecki carded rounds of 73 (three-over par), 68 (two-under par) and 71 (one-over par) to take first place by one stroke over Chris Renninger of Navy. Throughout the 54-hole tournament, Czarnecki recorded nine birdies to lead the field, while his score of 212 tied for the ninth-lowest score in Patriot League Championship history. Overall this season, Czarnecki averaged 75.6 strokes over a total of 17 rounds.