Joe Tigani
Joe Tigani
Year: '18
Hometown: Hockessin, Del.
High School: Tatnall School

Honored with the Milton H. Jannone Award at the 2018 Jack B. Riffle Senior Varsity Athlete Celebration. The Jannone Awards have been presented annually since 2009 to a male and female senior athlete who exhibit outstanding athleticism, leadership and academic accomplishment.

2017-18: Led the team with a 75.13 stroke average during his senior season... Topped the field at the Hamilton Invitational with a 77 and 74, guiding the team to first place... Finished first at the St. Lawrence Invitational by lowering his second-day score by eight strokes to shoot a 70, leading the team to second place... Tied for third at the NESCAC Fall Qualifier by shooting a 75 and 72... Carded a 74 to finish first at SUNY Delhi... Led the field after the first day of the NESCAC Championship with a season-low 71 and finished seventh after the second day of competition... Named to the NESCAC All-Academic Team... Received All-NESCAC First Team honors.

2016-17: Tallied a team-low 75.06 stroke average as a junior... Earned Second Team All-Conference honors by finishing in 12th place with a 149 at the NESCAC Championship Qualifier... Led the Continentals to a first place finish at the Utica Fall Invitational when he was a medalist with a 36-hole total of 148... Carded a 69 in the second round of the Williams Spring Invitational, matching his career-low one round score... Earned medalist honors at the Oswego Spring Invitational with a 143, leading Hamilton to a second place finish... Named to the NESCAC All-Academic Team... Selected to the Division III PING All-Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

2015-16: Knocked four strokes off his season average to lead the team with a career-low 74.63 during his sophomore year... Shot a 152 and finished third at the NESCAC Championship Qualifier to be named to the All-NESCAC First Team for the second time... Finished in second place as he carded a team-low 146 to open the season at the St. Lawrence Invitational, leading Hamilton to a first place finish... Carded a career-low 139 for a 36-hole tournament at the Skidmore Invitational... Was the Continentals' top finished in nine of 11 events... Earned medalist honors at the NYU Invitational and Skidmore's Tim Brown Invitational... Named to the NESCAC All-Academic Team... Selected to the Division III PING All-Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

2014-15: Totaled a team-low 78.13 stroke average as a first year... Earned First Team All-Conference honors after tying for fifth place at the NESCAC Championship Qualifier, where he shot a 148. His second-day score of 71 matched the lowest round by a Continental all year... Selected to the Division III PING All-Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Personal: Majors in mathematics... Minors in economics... Joe attended Tatnall School... He is the son of Paul and Mary Tigani.