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Mike Orrison
Mike Orrison

Lacon, Illinois


Men's Golf (1964-67)

Inducted: 1975

Four-year letterwinner ... finished seventh at the NCAA National Championships in 1965 and was sixth in 1967, earning College Division All-American in both seasons ... played in the University Division (major) NCAA tournament in 1967, and finished nine strokes behind champion Hale Irwin, Jr. ... led the Redbirds to a conference title in 1967 when he earned medalist honors ... coached boy's and girl's golf as well as girl's basketball at Mid-County High School ... worked as an assistant professional at Bloomington Country Club ... his daughter, Julie Orrison, also played golf for ISU, winning the 1997 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf Championship.