Player: Matt Organisak

2017-Matt Organisak
Hometown: Sudbury, MA
University: Emory University
Area of Study: QSS w/ Economics
Expected Graduation: 2020
Soldier Honored: Travis L. Manion

2016-17 (Freshman)

  • Named as a Second Team All-American, First Team All-UAA, and PING All-South Region Team

  • Second on the team with an average of 74.08 strokes over 23 rounds of play, good for fifth place on the school's seasonal ladder

  • Named as one of 30 D-III semifinalists for the Jack Nicklaus Award

  • Tabbed as the UAA Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year

  • UAA All-Tournament Team after winning both of his match-play contests at the league championships

  • Recorded five rounds of par or better

  • Named UAA Player of the Week (Oct. 10) following his performance at the Oglethorpe/Royal Lakes Fall Invitational where he paced the Eagles' effort and finished fifth out of 102 players with a 36-hole score of four-under par 140 (70-70), with that effort tying the program's fourth-best effort for a two-round tourney, and tying with Rod Olivero for the top Emory score at that event

  • Tied for first on the team and fifth overall on the 95-player leader board at the Golfweek DIII Fall Invitational (Oct. 9-11) with a one-over par 214 (74-71-69), tying the program's third-best effort for a 54-hole event

  • Best round of the year came on the final day of the DIII Fall Invitational when he carded a two-under par 69

  • Top on the team and tied for 10th out of 102 entries at the Callaway Gardens Invitational (Mar. 6-7), registering a four-over par 148 (74-74)

  • Ranked second among the Emory contingent and stood 10th out of 150 hopefuls at the Jekyll Island Collegiate (Mar. 17-19) with 54-hole mark of 218, which included a two-under par 70 during the second day of action.

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