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 Michael VanDeventer

Career Honors
• Academic All-Mid-American Conference (2016)

2015-16 (So.): An Academic All-Mid-American Conference selection … competed in all but one event and managed a 74.85 scoring average, the second-best on the team … posted five top-20 finishes, highlighted by a tie for 12th at both the Badger Invitational (Sept. 27-29) and Ball State’s Earl Yestingsmeier Memorial Invitational (April 15-16) … led Ball State with a 14th-place finish at the MAC Championships (April 28-30) … tied for 17th at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic (Sept. 21-22) and 20th at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (Oct. 12-13) … recorded a career-best score of 69 on the final day of the Mason Rudolph Championship (April 3) … managed a season-best 54-hole total of 215 at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic … went 2-1-0 at the No. 2 position at the Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play (Feb. 8-9) … provided a counting score in 30 of his 33 stroke-play rounds.

2014-15 (Fr.): Played in nine total events and finished second on the team with a 75.46 stroke average … broke into the Ball State lineup in the fourth tournament of the year and stayed there the rest of the way … had four top-25 finishes … his best finish came with a tie for seventh at The Firestone Invitational with a 54-hole total of 1-over par 217 … tied for 16th at the MAC Championships, tied for 20th at the Talis Park Challenge and tied for 21st in his first collegiate tournament at the Fighting Irish Golf Classic … posted a season best 54-hole total of 215 (+2) at the Talis Park Challenge … managed a season-best round of 71 on three occasions.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-time all-state selection ... shared medalist honors with his teammate Christian Fairbanks at the 2014 state championships ... also finished fifth at the state finals as a freshman and seventh as a junior ... competed in the state finals all four years ... helped Columbus North to the team state title in 2014 to go along with a pair of previous runner-up finishes ... a three-time individual sectional champion ... regional medalist as a freshman ... helped Columbus North to four sectional and four regional titles as a team.

PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Scott VanDeventer ... born Feb. 11, 1996 in Tucson, Arizona ... son of Jeff and Kathy VanDeventer ... has one sister, Kristin, and one brother, Nathan ... sister swam collegiately at Liberty ... cousin Paul played golf at Wright State ... majoring in exercise science.

Year: Junior
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
High School: North
Experience: 2 Letters
Michael Photos:
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