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May 16, 2011

2010-11 Season - Henry named "Most Outstanding Player"

Jordan Henry was named "Most Outstanding Player" for the Augustana men's golf team. He led the squad with a scoring average of 79.9.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Junior Jordan Henry (Erie HS, Erie, Ill.) completed a stellar year on the golf course and was recently named “Most Outstanding Player” for the Augustana men’s golf team.  Sophomore Jeff Paustian (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) and freshman John Stone (Rockridge HS, Reynolds, Ill.) were also honored.  Paustian received the “Most Improved” award while Stone notched “Newcomer of the Year” honors.

Henry led the team with a 79.9 scoring average and totaled 919 strokes in 11.5 rounds on the course.  His low round of 73 came first at The Shootout of Aguila on the team’s spring trip to Arizona where he placed ninth in a 50 player field.  He later tied that mark in the final round of the year at the Scot-Fire Invitational, tying for 17th in an 89 player event.  Henry finished 26th at the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Championships this spring.

Paustian was second on the squad with an 80.9 scoring average.  He competed in 15.5 rounds and finished with a total of 1254 strokes.  Paustian’s had a low round of 75 in the second round of the Augustana Invitational, where he placed 13th out of 102 golfers.  He finished 29th at the CCIW Championships.  Paustian’s best finish was a tie for fifth at the Red Poling Collegiate Classic out of 29 golfers.

Stone had a scoring average of 90.7 in his first season with the Vikings.  He played 7.5 rounds and shot 680 strokes for the year.  His low round of the year was an 81, which he fired in the final round of the season at the Scot-Fire Invitational where he tied for 48th.

2010-11 AUGUSTANA VIKINGS VARSITY LETTERWINNERS

PLAYER

YR

HOMETOWN (HIGH SCHOOL)

Henry, Jordan***

Jr

Erie, Ill. (Erie)

Karesh, Greg**

Jr

Downers Grove, Ill. (Downers Grove South)

Keopple, Ted****

Sr

Geneseo, Ill. (Geneseo)

Litchfield, Phil***

Sr

Darien, Ill. (Benet Academy)

Loncar, Marko**

Jr

Chicago, Ill. (Marist)

Lubic, Curtis**

So

Sugar Grove, Ill. (Kaneland)

Paustian, Jeff**

So

Geneva, Ill. (Geneva)

Stone, John*

Fr

Reynolds, Ill. (Rockridge)

Weigand, Kyle****

Sr

Franklin Park, Ill. (Leyden)

Wells, T. Cole****

Sr

Downs, Ill. (Tri-Valley)

* - Denotes letters won

Head Coach: Grey Giovanine