Player: Jake Staiano
University: Colorado state university
Area of Study: Business finance
Expected Graduation: 2019
Soldier Honored: Jason R. Freiwald
Will enter his senior season ranked fourth on CSU’s career scoring chart at 72.29 strokes per round in 84 competitive rounds and sixth in scoring versus par at +0.82...Voted as a team captain for the 2017-18 season... Averaged 72.15 strokes per round (+0.79 versus par) in playing in all 11 tournaments and 33 rounds this season... Had two top-five and six top-20 finishes with six rounds in the 60s and a team-high 20 rounds of par or better... Top finish was a pair of ties for fifth, the first helping CSU to its fourth-consecutive Ram Masters Invitational team win and the last at the Mountain West Championship… Shot a season-low 66 in the opening round of the Ram Masters Invitational en route to a season-low 54-hole total of 207... Shot a 5-under 67 on two occasions in the spring, posting the score in the second round of the Western Intercollegiate and the opening round of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational… Shot a 4-under 68 in the second round of the NCAA Kissimmee Regional, eventually finishing at 4-under 212 in a tie for 14th while leading CSU to a seventh-place finish... Also had top-20 placings at the Willam H. Tucker Intercollegiate and Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational... Named the Colorado Amateur Player of the Year in 2017 by the Colorado Golf Association.