Player: Sam Weatherhead
University: Michigan State University
Area of Study: Hospitality Business
Expected Graduation: 2017
Soldier Honored: Casey E. Howe
JUNIOR (2015-16): One of three Spartans to compete in all 12 events … Finishing with three top five, one top ten and two top 20s … One win on the year at the Fossum Memorial posting a 202 (68-65-69) … Best scoring averages of all returning players at 73.35 … Finished with eight rounds of 70 or lower on the season … Was the highest placing Spartan in five events … One of five Spartans who participated in the NCAA Regionals where he was the best finishing Spartan placing T-30th.
SOPHOMORE (2014-15): One of four Spartans to compete in all 12 events ... Posted a team-high scoring average of 73.56 ... Had one top-five finish, along with one top-10 and four top-20 finishers ... Was the top Spartan finisher in five tournaments, including tying for first at the Colleton River collegiate with a 214 (71-72-71) ... Finished tied for 16th at the Yale Spring Invitational with a three-round score of 216 (70-73-73) ... Was part of the Spartan lineup at the Big Ten Championship, tying teammate Charlie Netzel for 23rd with a 298 (74-71-75-78) ... Ended the season with a season low of 69 two times at the Inverness Intercollegiate and the Rod Myers Invitational.
FRESHMAN (2013-14): Played in the first five events of the season before suffering a season-ending injury ... Was fourth on the team with a 75.53 scoring average ... Tied for third on the team with 2.3 birdies per round ... Had three sub-par rounds ... Tied for 27th in his collegiate debut at the Gopher Invitational, shooting a 220 (76-75-69); his final round 69 was a season low ... Had his best finish and score of the season at the Wolverine Intercollegiate, tying for 19th with a score of 217 (75-73-69).