Vattanapisit Medals at Rutherford
Xavier makes final push tomorrow in Happy Valley
Three Musketeers Among Top Eight Finishers
Korey Ward Finishes 19th
Ward And Siekmann Lead XU Through Round Two
Korey Ward wants to be the general manager of the Cincinnati Bengals? Ok maybe that is just a dream, but the sophomore men's golfer is passionate about his golf game and why he came to Xavier. Ward is this week's Ask A Musketeer.
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.
For the most part, XU Olympic teams will be in Cincinnati this week. Baseball opens up conference play at home, track is at the Oliver Nikoloff meet, and the tennis teams play a combined five matches at home. The only sport on the road this week is men's golf.
The Xavier men's golf team opens up its 2012 spring schedule with the Bash at the Beach in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Prior to the three-day tournament the team will spend the week playing courses in Myrtle Beach.
2012 Summer: U.S. Amateur Qualifier medalist with a 7-under-par 133, including a Camargo Club course record 62 in the final round ... Top 10 finisher at the 2012 Ohio Amateur Championship ...Final four in theCincinnati Men's Met Amateur.
2011-12: Eighth at the Bash at the Beach Invitational ... Second on the team in scoring average at 73.64 ... Earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors after a 5-over-par 221 (73-72-76) at the Amelia Island Intercollegiate... Tied for 22nd at the Saint Mary's Invitational with a 6-over-par 222 ... 19th at the Georgetown Intercollegiate with an 11-over-par 224 ...Had his collegiate low round of 3-under-par 68 en route to a 3-over-par 216 performance at the Florida Atlantic Invitational... 14th at the Irish Creek Collegiate with his collegiate low tournament score of 1-under-par 212 ... 23rd at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a 3-over-par 147.
Before Xavier: Won the 2011 Ohio Amateur ... Captured back-to-back Ohio State Tournament titles in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: A Finance major ... born May 30, 1992 in West Chester, Ohio... son of Bradley and Sherry Ward ... has an older brother, Kyle, who played golf at Cincinnati.