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 McCormick Clouser

Joined Ball State in January 2013 as a mid-year transfer from Michigan State.

Career Honors
• All-Mid-American Conference Second Team (2014, 2015)
• Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar (2014, 2015)
• Earl Yestingsmeier Sportsman of the Year (2015)
• MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete (2015)
• Academic All-MAC (2014, 2015)
• Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention (2013)
• MAC Golfer of the Week -- five times (Feb. 14, 2013; Sept. 10, 2014; Oct. 1, 2014; Oct. 31, 2015; Feb. 11, 2015)
• MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week (Oct. 8, 2015)
• Ball State Most Valuable Player (2014, 2015)

2014-15 (Sr.): An All-MAC Second Team selection … voted by his fellow golfers around the MAC as the Earl Yestingsmeier Sportsman of the Year ... four-time MAC Golfer of the Week … Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete ... one of only two players (Johnny Watts) to compete in every event and the only one to do so as part of the Ball State lineup … led the team with a 73.84 stroke average … had three top-5 finishes on the season … managed his first collegiate win at Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish Golf Classic … finished tied for fourth at the Northern Intercollegiate, which featured five top-50 teams from the previous season … tied for fourth at the FGCU Classic, which featured one of the nation’s top teams in Florida State … recorded 12 rounds of even par or better, including five rounds in the 60s … carded a career-best score of 66 in the opening round of the Fighting Irish Classic on his way to a career-best 54-hole score of 4-under par 209 … went 2-0-0 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play … finished among the top 30 in seven of Ball State’s 10 full-field, stroke play events … finished 14th at the MAC Championships.

2013-14 (Jr.): A second-team All-MAC selection ... also chosen Academic All-MAC ... led the Cardinals with a 75.00 scoring average in 10 stroke-play events … posted four top-20 finishes ... Ball State’s top finisher at the Northern Intercollegiate (T-15th, Sept. 6-8), the Saint Mary's Invitational (T-34th, Sept. 23-24) and Vanderbilt's Mason Rudolph Championship (T-29th, April 4-6) ... tied for 15th at the Pinetree Intercollegiate (Oct. 21-22) ... carded the best 54-hole total of his Ball State career with a 3-over par 219 at the Northern Intercollegiate ... fired a season-low round of 69 on the opening day of the Pinetree Intercollegiate ... placed 15th at the Talis Park Challenge (March 16-17) and 16th at the MAC Championships (May 2-4) ... tied for 31st at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational (Sept. 29-30) ... went 2-1-0 at the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 10-11) to help Ball State to the team title.

2012-13 (So.): An honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection ... managed a 75.73 stroke average in five spring stroke play events for Ball State ... made his debut as a Cardinal by posting a 3-0-0 record at the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 11-12) on his way to MAC Golfer of the Week honors ... had his best stroke-play result of the spring with a 30th-place finish at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate (March 10-12) where he managed a 54-hole total of 228 ... posted the lowest NCAA tournament round ever by a Cardinal with a career-best 68 in the opening round of the Pullman Regional ... finished the regional in a tie for 37th ... helped Ball State to its first NCAA Regional berth as a team since 1991 and its first NCAA Championships appearance since 1986.

AT MICHIGAN STATE: Competed in all six events in the fall of 2012 for the Spartans, carding a 75.3 stroke average over 18 rounds ... posted three top-20 finishes and had his best result in October at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, where he tied for ninth ... as a freshman at Michigan State in 2011-12, Clouser competed in 11 of the team's 12 events and logged a 74.76 stroke average ... managed four top-20 results his freshman year, including a tie for 18th (second-best among Spartan golfers) at the Big Ten Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-time All-Northeast Hoosier Conference selection and the individual conference champion in both 2010 and 2011 ... named the Northeast Indiana Player of the Year his final two seasons ... a first-team all-state selection in 2011 ... held a 71.9 stroke average, won four tournaments and placed third at the IHSAA state championship in his final high school season ... holds the Norwell 9-hole and 18-hole scoring records ... finished runner-up in the 2011 Indiana Amateur.

SUMMER GOLF: Finished runner-up at the 2011 Indiana Amateur ... placed 13th at the 2013 event.

Year: Senior
Hometown: Bluffton, Ind.
High School: Norwell
Other College: Michigan State
Experience: 2 Letters
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