Eastern Michigan Men’s Team
Under the direction of 25th-year Head Coach Bruce Cunningham, the Eastern Michigan University men’s golf team opens the spring portion of the 2018 campaign at the Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play Challenge in Dade City, Fla., Feb. 12-13. Junior Beau Breault (Hartland, Mich.) led the way for the Eagles with a scoring average of 72.5 in 12 rounds during the fall, including a tie for medalist honors at the Dayton Flyer Invitational, Oct. 16-17. Senior Nic Ross (Dundas, Ontario) and freshman Cougar Collins (Caledon, Ontario) have been consistent scorers for the Green and White, averaging 73.1 and 73.2, respectively.
Also, of note, the squad recently launched its crowdfunding initiative, in hopes of collecting funds that will support its program throughout the year. All who are interested in supporting the team through donations can visit donate.emich.edu/mensgolf for more information. For more information about the EMU men’s golf team, visit EMUEagles.com.
Eastern Michigan Women’s Team
Third-year Head Coach Pina Gentile and the Eastern Michigan University women’s golf team open the 2018 spring season at the MAC Match Play Tournament in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., Feb. 5-6. Lone senior Thelma Beck (Baden, France) has been a steady scoring threat for the Eagles with an average of 77.0. Beck tied for the top spot at the Kzoo Classic, Oct. 2-3, with a 224 (78-71-75) on the Moors Golf Club. Freshman Preaw Sripatrprasite (Bangkok, Thailand) burst onto the scene with a top-five showing at the Shirley Spork EMU Invitational, Oct. 9-10, while holding an average of 78.7. The tournament marked the first time EMU had hosted a collegiate women’s tournament at Eagle Crest Golf Club. Named in honor of the first female inducted into the E-Club Hall of Fame in 1981, Shirley Spork helped found the LPGA’s Teaching and Club Professional Division.
For more information about the EMU women’s golf team, visit EMUEagles.com.
Provided by: Greg Steiner, Eastern Michigan Athletics