Our 2011 class has been officially released on www.siuecougars.com if you would like to read more about our incoming class. Again, I am very excited about this class and am excited about our future here at SIUE.
Here are some articles about the class:
Monday, November 15, 2010
I am excited to announce that Taylor White of Dakota Dunes, SD has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Cougars next season. Taylor is the 2009 Class A state champion in South Dakota and was runner up in 2010. He has a great golf swing and has a lot of potential that will help us reach our team goals of competing for an OVC championship. Here are some of Taylor's accomplishments.
- 2009 Class A State High School Champion in South Dakota
- 2010 Class A State High School Runner up in South Dakota
- Currently ranked 1st in the National Junior Golf Scoreboard and AJGA ranking for all of South Dakota
- Finished 4th at the AJGA Scissortail Junior Championship in Oklahoma with rounds of 71-66-81
- Finished 18th/102 at the AJGA Junior at the Quad Cities- 75-74-74
- Qualified for the 2008 and 2010 U.S Junior Amateur Championships
- Finished 12th at the AJGA Kansas City shooting 70-76-76
- Won the 2010 Big Sioux Conference shooting 65
Posted by SIUE Men's Golf at 5:36 PM
Saturday, November 13, 2010
I am proud to announce we have received our second NLI of the November signing period from the Arizona Division 1 state champion, Colin McCarty. Colin is a guy who has shown the ability to shoot low numbers while remaining very consistent. Colin is coming off a two week stretch where he shot 65-71 (-8) to win Arizona's biggest division at the state tournament and a tie for first place at the FWCT event held at ASU Karsten Creek shooting 74-67. Here are some accomplishments by the incoming 2011 freshman:
- 2010 Division 1 Arizona State Champion- 65-71
- 2010 high school scoring average of 35.6
- Was Medalist in 7 events this fall
- 2010 Sierra Vista Open Champion- 67-70
- T-1st place at FWCT ASU Tournament- 74-67
- 2nd place in the 2010 JGAA Antigua/Milt Coggins AZ Junior Stroke Play- 66-68-73
- 5th place in the 2010 Phoenix City Junior Championship- 71-71
- Was part of the Junior Golf Association of Arizona State Team
- 2010 National Big I Qualifier
Posted by SIUE Men's Golf at 11:33 AM
Friday, November 12, 2010
I am proud to announce our first signing of the November signing period, Mitchell Homb. Mitchell is coming off an impressive back nine 33 to win the 2A Illinois High School State Championship by two shots. He also finished 4th as a junior and 11th as a sophomore at the state meet. Here are some accomplishments by the future Cougar!
- Is currently ranked 4th in the state of Illinois by AJGA and 5th by National Junior Golf Scoreboard
- 2010 State 2A Illinois State High School Champion
- Broke the Dixon High School scoring average this year by posting a 36.4 average.
- Won the 2010 Regional by shooting 70
- Was 3rd in the 2010 Sectional shooting 74
- Won the 2007 Regional as a freshman shooting 74
- Won the 2009 Sectional golf tournament
- Finished 3rd in the AJGA Junior at the Quad Cities-71-73-72
- Finished 11th at the AJGA at Rush Creek
- Was player of the year in the Northern Illinois Big 12 conference two times
Posted by SIUE Men's Golf at 1:03 PM
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
After a week off from workouts and practice, we are back at it today. Workouts started today and with 75 degree temps outside we couldn't ask for much more. Signing week officially begins tomorrow and I will be here to let you know about each SIUE recruit as soon as I can comment on them. This will be another exciting week for SIUE golf as the NLI's start rolling in!
Posted by SIUE Men's Golf at 2:00 PM