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Reynolds named men’s golf coach

Reynolds named men’s golf coach

Austin A. Lewis, Sports Editor

August 24, 2018


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The men’s golf program is starting the 2018-19 year off with more than just a fresh start, but with fresh leadership as well. Mike Reynolds is coming on as the seventh head coach in the program’s history. Reynolds is a Morehead State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in university studi...

Golf breaks multiple records

Golf breaks multiple records

Caitlin Golden, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


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Brittanie Garrison broke a 12-year-old record during the last golf tournament, a feat she attributes partly to the weather. “It was perfect weather, especially Friday, and it wasn’t very windy, and I hit the ball well,” she said. “It was like everything was going right.” Garrison shot ...

Van Winkle finishes 10th

Sarah Loesch

September 29, 2015


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Sophomore Preston Van Winkle tied for 10th in the Midwest Fall Regional Sept. 29. He had a two-day total of 149, scoring 72 on the first day and 77 on the second. Overall, the men's golf team placed 18th.

Women’s golf ready to focus

Sarah Loesch

September 9, 2015


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Molly English said the women’s golf team has a good shot at winning their first tournament. English, a senior golfer, competed in all 13 tournaments last year and said this year could be the team’s best season yet. The team has four players returning this year who were consistently earning top-five ...

Coach with cancer goes to tourney in Las Vegas

Coach with cancer goes to tourney in Las Vegas

Chris Procacina

March 5, 2014


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USI women’s golf coach Don Bisesi is currently living the mind over body philosophy. About a month ago, Besesi was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. But despite the daily radiation and weekly chemotherapy, Besesi contends that his body is feeling fine, and finds a silver lining in his situation. “I’m...

Women’s golf faces difficult challenge

Women’s golf faces difficult challenge

Chris Procacina

February 22, 2014


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Any adversity the USI women’s golf team looks to face on the courses this year will fail in comparison to what they are already enduring.  Preparation for the season has been a whirlwind of confusion as Head Coach Don Bisesi has been diagnosed with cancer. “We’ve had to practice on our own,”...

Big Man on Campus: Q&A with Zach Thomas

Zane Clodfelter

May 1, 2013


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After being away from the game of golf his first year on campus, redshirt sophomore Zach Thomas wanted to get back into the game, and an opportunity to do just that was given by Eagles Head Coach Jim Cheaney. Since joining the USI golf team, Thomas has been a valuable contributor to the Eagles’ su...

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