Men's Golfer of the Week Announced

Updated 5/2/2006

May 2, 2006

MAC Men's Golfer of the Week
Patrick Wilkes-Krier
Ball State
Sr. (Ann Arbor, Mich./Huron)
Wilkes-Krier set a First Energy Intercollegiate record with a 15-under total of 201 to win medalist honors, while the Cardinals fired a final-round 285 to win the team title. The 201 was also a Ball State school record for individual 54-hole tournament score. Wileks-Krier posted rounds of 69-67-65 en route to the scoring mark and first place honors. With a 284 team score in round one and 285 in rounds two and three, the Cardinals were the only team to finish under par at the event. The three-round score of 854 missed the all-time tournament record by just six strokes.

Other Nominations :

Heath Ziglar
Bowling Green
Sr.(Orlando, Florida/Bloom)
Ziglar carded a 213 this past weekend at the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate, while finishing in a tie for third with his 3-under par score. For the first time in his career he posted three straight scores of par or better, posting a 71-70-72 at the Par-73 course.

Korey Mahoney
Eastern Michigan
Sr. (East Lansing, Mich./East Lansing)
Mahoney carded a three-round total of eight-under 208 (71-72-65) to finish in second place at the 2006 FirstEnergy ntercollegiate in Akron, Ohio, April 29-30. Mahoney and Ball State's Patrick Wilkes-Krier tied the tournament record with a seven-under 65 on the final day, becoming the sixth and seventh players to card a 65 and the second and third to do so in two years.

Ryan Yip
Kent State
Sr.(Calgary, Alberta)
Yip shot a 3-under 213 to finish in a tie for third place at the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate at Firestone Country Club in Akron (Apr. 29-30). It was his third top-10 and seventh top-20 finish of the season and his highest place to date. The 213 matched his low 54-hole total for the season and his final round 68 was also his second lowest 18-hole total of the season.

Mark Cimarolli
Jr.(Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair)
For the second consecutive tournament, Cimarolli was Ohio's top finisher. The junior from Pittsburgh carded rounds of 72, 75 and 74 at the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate over the weekend to place 18th with a 54-hole score of 221. Cimarolli leads the Bobcats with five top-20 performances and a 73.68 average this year.