Green Island, NY – Sage's recent men's golf graduate, Zachary Sullivan (Ballston Spa, NY/Burnt Hills Ballston Spa) won the Van Schaick Island Country Club Men's Club Championship over the weekend.
Sullivan won the match-play event after taking a four-hole lead with three holes left to play in the event. Earlier this summer, Sullivan also competed in the New York State Golf Association Men's Amateur Championship for the Albany area. He posted a round of 75 at the Colonie Golf and Country Club to qualify for the event after tying for 11th place. At the championship event he cared an 86 on the opening day of the championship tournament and then posted an 80 on the second day, but did not advance to the championship round. He finished the event tied for 102nd place among the amateurs competing at the 2014 championship event.
Earlier this year, he was was named the recipient of the Gator Award winner for his efforts in men's golf. Sullivan was also a member of Sage's men's volleyball team this past year.
He was also named to The Sage College's Intercollegiate Athletic Honor Society, which recognized junior, senior, or graduate level student-athletes, that have maintained a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.3 or better and have participated as a member of a varsity team for at least two seasons. He is a two-time honoree having also earned a selection as a junior.
A member of three straight Skyline Conference Men's Golf Runner-up teams, Sullivan capped his senior season earning his third straight selection to the Skyline Conference All-Star Second Team. His 2013 selection came after he carded a 158 at the league championship to finish in 10th place. He shot an opening-day round of 83 and a 75 on the final day. By season's end, Sullivan was named to the 2013 Skyline Conference Scholar-Athlete Team, while also earning the 2013 Skyline Conference Men's Golf Sportsmanship Award. A member of the 2013-2014 Sage Scholar-Athlete Team, Sullivan also lent his talents to the men's volleyball team for the first time in 2014.