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Tom Sipula
Tom Sipula

Ottawa, Ill.

Men's Golf

Member of the 1989 and 1992 Missouri Valley Conference Championship teams ... three-time winner of the D.A. Weibring Medalist Award (1989, 1991,1992) ... earned medalist honors as the top individual finisher at the 1992 MVC Championship as a senior ... ranked as high as No. 16 nationally as an individual that season and was No. 3 in the nation in birdies recorded ... posted a career-best scoring average of 73.0 in 13 rounds in 1992, with a low round of 69 ... placed third individually at the 1989 and 1991 MVC Championships ... also took home medalist honors at the 1990 Bradley Fall Classic and the 1991 ISU Invitational ... two-time MVC Golfer of the Week ... at the age of 19, was the youngest competitor in the 1990 U.S. Public Links Championship, where he advanced to the quarterfinals ... qualified and competed in the 1993 and 1998 US Open Championships, making the cut in 1998 ... honored as the 1999 Illinois PGA Player of the Year ... winner of the 2003 National PGA Stroke Play Championship and the 2007 National PGA Match Play Championship ... qualified and competed in six National Club Professional Championships.