Kato And Ward Earn All-BIG EAST Selections
Kato Finishes In A Tie For Second Place
Final Round Starts Tuesday At 8 A.M.
Day 2 Starts Monday At 8 A.M.
Three-Day, 54-Hole Event Is April 27-29
Xavier golfers Ariel McNair, Shane Crutchfield, Yuki Kato and Korey Ward talk about the benefits of having a world-class golf facility to call home, the Francis Xavier Homan Golf Center at Maketewah Country Club. The center features an outdoor short-game range with five greens, four indoor hitting bays, a Cobra/Puma regional fitting center, a 3,000 square foot indoor putting surface and locker rooms for both teams.
Xavier heads to Florida for the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Golf Championship. The Musketeers are among the teams that will be competing for the league title and berth in the NCAA Regional.
Three Olympic sports remain in season including the men's golf team that is in the A-10 Tournament this weekend. Baseball takes on Fordham at home and track is in its final race before the conference meet.
2011-12: Participated in six events for the Musketeers ... Opened up the fall season at the Marshall Invitational where he posted rounds of 74-70-74--218 (+5) ... At the Golfweek Conference Challenge he carded a 14-over-par 230 tournament total ... Finished tied for 23rd at the Cobra Puma Invitational with consistent rounds of 73-74-72--219 (+3) ... Finished in a tie for 16th at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a 1-over-par 145 total.
2010-11: Saw action in seven events as a freshman ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week after his collegiate debut at the Maryland Intercollegiate where he posted rounds of 72-72-70--214 (+1) to finish in a tie for 10th place ... Ended the season with a 76.90 scoring average ... Carded two rounds at or under-par, with his career-low coming at the Renaissance Invitational with a 4-under-par 68.
Before Xavier: A part of state championship teams his freshman and junior seasons
Personal: Abusiness management major ... Parents are Yuji and Mayumi Kato ... Born August 31, 1991 in Las Vegas, Nev.
|Year||Events||Rounds||Strokes||Avg.||Low Round||Low Trn.||Top 10/20||U-Par||Titles/R-Up|
|2010-11||7||20||1,538||76.90||68 (-4)||214 (+1)||1/1||2||0/0|
|2011-12||6||17||1,288||75.80||70 (-2)||219 (+3)||0/1||2||0/0|
|TOTAL||13||37||2,286||76.38||68 (-4)||214 (+1)||1/2||4||0/0|