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The Student News Site of Iona University

The Ionian

The Student News Site of Iona University

The Ionian


Photo courtesy of ionagaels.com. Parker Smith was the Gaels best performer during the 2024 MAAC Championship.

Golf keeps consistent pace in final stretch

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor May 2, 2024

The Iona University men’s golf team ended their 2024 spring season after competing in the ABARTA Collegiate Invitational and MAAC Championship.   After the Gaels played in five matches from March...

The Gaels earned their best finish of the season during their last event on October 31st, 2023.

Golf’s season concludes on high note

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

The Iona University golf team wrapped up their 2023 season following action at three separate invitationals in October.  The first of these events was the 2023 UConn Invitational, which began on Oct....

Graduate student Fletcher Wunderlichs -5 total placed him within the Doc Gimmlers top-5 performers.

Golf fends off weather to open Long Island slate

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor September 21, 2023

The Iona University Golf team started the 2023 season in Long Island for the two-day Doc Gimmler event at St. John’s University. The 54-hole contest was hosted by St. John’s for the third year in a...

The team won three MAAC titles between 2018 and 2021.

Golf finishes 4th at MAAC Championships

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor May 4, 2023

The Iona Golf team finished fourth at the 2023 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships hosted in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on April 21-23.     The Gaels led after the first day of play...

Last season was the first time in five years that the Gaels failed to win the MAAC Tournament.  

Iona golf concludes fall season

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor November 3, 2022

The Iona men’s golf team ended their fall season at the 2022 Lehigh Invite in Bethlehem, PA.   The team competed in four tournaments during the fall season, beginning their season at the Doc Gimmler,...

Last season the Gaels finished tied-11th at the Doc Gimmler classic. 

Iona golf announces fall schedule

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

Iona men’s golf head coach Sean Burke has announced the 2022 fall schedule.   The Gaels have already opened their season at the Doc Gimmler at Bethpage State Park on Long Island.   Gonzalo...

Iona Golf finished first in the MAAC Championship last season.  

Golf opens season at Advance Golf Partners invitational

Jordan Score, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

The Iona Gaels golf team opened their 2022 season competing in the Advance Golf Partners Collegiate on Feb. 13 in Palm City, Florida.        The Gaels played in this tournament from Feb....

The fourth-place finish marked only the fourth time the team has finished in the top half in a match this season.

Golf concludes season after weather cuts Nassau Invitational short

Jason Piccolomini, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

The Gaels golf team competed in their last tournament of the season this past week at the 2021 Nassau Invitational finishing fourth out of the eight teams at Glen Cove, NY on Oct. 25.   Iona competed...

Iona finished their championship performance with a +5 score, their best in the three-year championship run.

Iona golf caps off rocky season with championship victory

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor May 6, 2021

The Iona College golf team won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships for the third time in a row after nearly a year off the green.  The tournament was able to take place despite the...

Iona College will be hosting the Battle at Rum Pointe in Ocean City, Md. on Mar. 27 and 28. // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com.

Iona Golf prepares for tight schedule ahead

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor February 22, 2021

The Iona College golf team hasn’t played a competitive game for almost a year. The Gaels were unable to defend their championship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Luckily, seven of the nine Metro...

Dylan Newman earned awards during his time at Iona, including a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year award in his freshman year and MAAC Golfer of the Month award in his sophomore year // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com

Iona Alumnus wins metropolitan golf tournament

Cameron Deshnad, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

Iona Alumnus Dylan Newman recently won the 2020 National Car Rental Met Assistant Championship at the Bethpage Red Golf Course.     Dylan Newman, who graduated from Iona in 2013, represented...

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