Joe Emerich
Joe Emerich

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine

Birthdate:
05/20/1987

2009-10: Competed in 24 rounds in nine tournaments ... 76.4 season stroke average ... tied for 27th place at the State Farm MVC Championship, posting a 34-over-par 244 (78-84-82).

2008-09: All-Missouri Valley Conference selection ... two-time MVC Golfer of the Week (Sept. 17, 2008 and March 25, 2009) ... completed 32 rounds of play ... team-best 74.2 stroke average ... won the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate after posting a 1-under-par 215 (74-68-73) .... finished in 10th place after netting a three-round total of 223 (69-74-80) at the ORU ShootOut ... fired a 1-under-par 212 (72-70-70) in the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational and secured a share of sixth place.

2007-08: Led ISU with a 73.9 scoring average ... played in 10 events with 29 rounds completed ... posted a career-low, team-best and course-record tying 63 in the first round of the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate ... tied for 10th individually at the Weibring Intercollegiate with a three-round-total of 213 (63-73-77) ... placed in the top-25 in 7-out-of-10 events played ... earned a 15th-place tie at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship with a 54-hole total of 224 (76-79-69).

2006-07: Two top-20 finishes during the season ... stroke average of 77.3 ... career-best finish (3rd) at the Bradley Fall Classic ... tied for 16th at the ORU Shootout and shot 54-hole low (222) ... tied for 22nd at the Branson Creek Invitational ... competed in nine tournaments ... tied for 29th at the Samford Intercollegiate.

2005-06: Redshirt season ... spring 2006 AFNI Athletics Honor Roll member.

Prep & Personal: Medalist at Chick Evans Jr. Championship ... team captain for two years ... Most Valuable Player in sophomore through senior seasons ... also received all-conference honors in three seasons ... placed in the top 10 at the Illinois State Junior Amateur Championship... two-time IHSA state qualifier ... won the Ivanhoe Invitational ... won Robert Kellman Jr. Open ... also a IHSA sectional medalist ... majoring in business teacher education ... born May 20, 1987 ... son of Ken and Peg Emerich.