August 11, 2006
Men's Golf hits first shot in September
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana men's golf team is ready to make a run at the GLVC Championship and make an appearance in the NCAA Division II Tournament next spring.
USI, which was fourth in the GLVC last year, tees-off the 2006-07 campaign on September 8 in the Kentucky Wesleyan Invitational. The fall tournament series is highlighted by an appearance in the Great Lakes Region Fall Invitational September 24-25 the North Alabama Invitational October 9-10 and the Indian Bayou Invitational October 16-17.
The Screaming Eagles are led into the 2006-07 campaign by juniors Blake Hilliard
(Olney, Illinois) and Nick Frazer
(Evansville, Indiana). Hilliard was named All-GLVC last year and led the team with a 75.3 strokes per round (spr) average.
Frazer, who won the Tri-State Amateur Championship during the summer, followed Hilliard with 75.5 spr.
Also returning this fall are seniors Ryan Bobbitt
(Mt. Carmel, Indiana), Adam Bolerjack
(Carmi, Illinois), Blake Horner
(Galveston, Indiana), and Caleb Hughes
(Carmi, Illinois) junior Ted O'Brien
(Santa Claus, Indiana) and sophomore Drew Dunkerly
(Linton, Indiana). New to the team in 2006-07 are sophomore Keaton Bradshaw
(Carmi, Illinois) and freshman Levi Cox
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information