FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Men’s golf first-year J. Christian FitzGerald has earned a spot in The Whitmore Group Long Island Open to be played at The Bridge Golf Club from June 3-5.

FitzGerald tied for second at the first qualifying tournament held at the Bethpage State Park Red Course on Wednesday, May 7. The Plandome Manor, New York native carded a two-under 68 to finish four strokes behind medalist Dennis Lynch.

During his rookie campaign as a Lion, FitzGerald played 12 rounds over four tournaments, finishing as high as 27th at the Patriot Collegiate hosted by George Mason University. He posted a scoring average of 75.67, shooting a low round of 71 at the 2014 Desert Shootout.