Joe

Blando, Jr.

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Player
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manhasset, N.Y.
High School: Manhasset

Bio

2015-2016 (Sophomore):

  • Played in seven events with a total of 17 rounds
  • Averaged 77.9 strokes for the season
  • Shot a season-best 72 in his first round at the Rhode Island Invite
  • Scored a 78 in the second round of the NEIGA Championship
  • Shot a 75 in the second round of the Patriot League Championship
  • Tied for the team lead at the URI Invite (225, +9) and the Patriot League Championship (232, +19)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015 (Freshman):

  • Played in three events for a total of seven rounds
  • Averaged 84.0 strokes per round
  • Fired a career-low score of 77 in the second round of the Blue Devil Invitational
  • Shot a 79 in the first round of the NEIGA Championship
  • Finished in 47th in the Patriot League Championship with a three-round total of 260 (86-89-85)

High School:

  • Six-year member of the Manhasset varsity golf team under head coach Chuck Collier
  • Named All-State  and All-Long Island as a senior
  • Earned All-County and All-Conference accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior
  • Placed fourth at the 2014 New York State High School Championship
  • First player from high school to qualify for NY State Federations Cup
  • Also played in the 2014 Carter Cup and the 2014 Met Amateur
  • Shot a tournament-low round of 65 (-6) at the Metropolitan Junior Tournament
  • Won Sportsmanship & Performance Award as a sophomore, junior and senior

Personal:

  • Son of Joe, Sr. and Karen Blando
  • Has one sister (Catherine)
  • Majoring in Political Science
Blando's Career Statistics
Season Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2014-2015 7 588 84.0 77
Career 7 588 84.0 77
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