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 Joe Gasser

Career Honors
All-Mid-American Conference Second Team (2013)
Academic All-MAC (2013)
• Academic All-MAC
Honorable Mention (2011)
• Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar (2012, 2013)
• Ball State Earl Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award (2013)

2012-13 (Sr.): A second-team All-MAC selection and Academic All-MAC honoree ... managed a stroke average of 74.36, the best of his career ... recorded three top-10 finishes and two top-3 results in 11 stroke play events ... posted his best career finish by tying for second at Ball State's Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (Oct. 15-16) ... fired a career-low 54-hole score of 212 and carded a career-best round of 65 over the final 18 holes of the Yestingsmeier ... tied for third place a week earlier at the Firestone Invitational (Oct. 8-9) with a 36-hole score of 3-under par 141 ... tied for eighth at the season-opening Northern Intercollegiate (Sept. 8-9) with a three-round total of 222 ... played the final 36 holes of that tournament in 1-over par, better than every golfer in the field except the eventual medalist ... tied for 19th at the Jim West Intercollegiate (April 8-9) and tied for 20th at the Pinetree Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23)... tied for 24th at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (Sept. 16-18), the Memphis Intercollegiate (March 25-26) and the MAC Championship (May 3-5) ... posted a 1-1-1 record at the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 11-12) ... tied for 41st at the NCAA Pullman Regional ... helped Ball State to its first NCAA Regional berth as a team since 1991 and its first NCAA Championships appearance since 1986.

2011-12 (Jr.):  Ball State's top finisher at the Mid-American Conference Championships with a tie for 10th at 221 (74-75-72) . . . the MAC marked his first top-10 finish of the season . . . managed a low score of 70 at the Golfweek Conference Challenge . . . tallied two top-20 finishes with a tie for 18th at the Golfweek and a tie for 20th at Ball State's Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational . . . managed a season-low 54-hole total of 219 at the Firestone Invitational . . . tallied a 2-1 record at the Mid-American Match Play.

2010-11 (So.):  An honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection ... managed a season-low 71 at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate . . . season-low 54-hole total 222 at the adidas Hoosier Invitational . . . owned a 3-3-1 record in match play competition . . . had his best finish of the season when he tied for sixth at the SIU-Edwardsville Double Tree Intercollegiate, while competing as an individual . . . tied for 20th at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational.

2009-10 (Fr.):  Played in nine events . . . fired a season-low 67 at Xavier Invitational and Xavier Renaissance Invitational . . . one top-10 and three top-20 finishes . . . tied for ninth place at the Ball State Cardinal Collegiate . . . tied for 12th at the Xavier Invitational, tied for 15th at the Cincinnati Bearcat Invitational and tied for 20th at the Xavier Renaissance Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL:   Earned four letter for Coach Kevin Lawrence at Yorktown . . . earned a medalist honors at the Yorktown Invitational, Huntington North Invite and Delaware Invitational as a senoir . . . four-time all-county and all-conference . . . named Yorktown's Most Valuable Player for third straight season as a senior . . . named the Muncie Star Press Boys Golf Athlete of the Year . . . finished seventh at the state tournament as a senior . . . managed a 74 at sectional and 75 at regional to help Yorktown to a third straight state tournament appearance . . . helped Yorktown to three sectional titles . . . managed a 73.4 average as a junior and 72.8 as a senior . . . tallied a 74.5 average in his four-year career . . . medalist at the county tournament as a sophomore and junior.

SUMMER GOLF:  Tied for 16th at the 2011 Indiana Amateur Championship and tied for 20th in 2012 . . . tied for fourth in the 2010 Muncie District Golf Association Championships . . . qualified and advanced to the final 32 of the 2010 Indiana Amateur Match Play Championships . . . tied for 15th at the 2010 Monticello Open . . . advanced to the final eight in the 2009 Indiana Golf Association's Boys State Junior . . . tied for 17th at the 2009 IGA Match Play Championship . . . finished second at the 2009 Muncie District Golf Association Championships . . . placed 32nd at the 2008 Indiana State Amateur . . . finished third at the 2008 Westfield Junior PGA Qualifier . . . finished in the top-10 in points on the 2008 Indiana Masters Tour.

PERSONAL:  Son of Scott and Jane Gasser . . . one brother . . . owns a 3.148 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . born Dec. 19, 1990, in Muncie, Ind. . . . father played football at Otterbein College . . . full name is Joseph Andrew Gasser.

Year: Senior
Hometown: Yorktown, Ind.
High School: Yorktown
Major: Elementary Education
Experience: 3 Letters
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