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 Tony Lazzara

Career Highlights
• Academic All-Mid-American Conference (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.): An Academic All-MAC honoree ... managed a 75.78 stroke average and competed in nine of Ball State's 11 stroke play events ... was Ball State's top finisher at the NCAA Championships, where he tied for 93rd and defeated 17 players ranked in the top 100 nationally ... carded Ball State's lowest ever NCAA Championships round with a 69 on day one ...tied for 14th at the MAC Championship (May 3-5) for his fifth top-15 result of the year ... posted four straight top-15 finishes spanning the fall and spring seasons ... closed the fall by placing fifth at the Pinetree Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23) at 4-over par 220 ... then posted the best finish of his career by tying for fourth at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate (March 10-12) at 8-over 220 ... tied for 10th at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (Oct. 15-16) with a career-best 54-hole total of 216 ... tied for 12th at the Firestone Invitational (Oct. 8-9) with a 36-hole total of 1-over par 145 ... managed a 1-0-2 record at the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 11-12) ... 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.):  Managed a career-low 67 at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational . . . had a season-low 54-hole total of 221 at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational where he tied for 29th . . . tallied a 2-1 record at the Mid-American Match Play . . . tied for 21st at the Golf Pride Pinehurst Intercollegiate . . . tied for 24th at the Mid-American Conference Championships.

2010-11 (So.):  An honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection ... tallied a season low with a 70 at the Cardinal Collegiate . . . tied his season-low 54-hole total with a 221 at the Cardinal Intercollegiate . . . season best finish at the Renaissance Invitational with a tie for 26th . . . posted a 3-3-0 record in match play competition.

2009-10 (Fr.):  Competed in four events -- Crooked Stick Invitational, Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, Mizzou Intercollegiate and the Mid-American Conference Championships . . . carded a season-low 70 at the Mizzou Intercollegiate . . . managed a season-best tie for 20th at the Mizzou Intercollegiate . . . tallied a season-low 54-hole total of 221 at Mizzou.

2008-09:  Did not compete in golf at Ball State. 

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned two letters in golf for Coach Keith Turner at Carmel . . . all-county as a senior.

SUMMER GOLF:  Tied for fifth at the 2011 Indiana Amateur Championship and tied for eighth in 2012 . . . tied for 15th at the 2010 E-Z Go Indianapolis Open . . . tied for 20th at the 2010 Indiana State Amateur . . . tied for fifth at 2009 Indiana Golf Association Match Play Championships . . . tied for seventh at 2009 IGA Indianapolis Amateur . . . tied for 13th at 2009 IGA McDonald's Stroke Play Series . . . tied for 22nd at 2009 Indiana PGA Monticello Open . . . tied for 24th at 2009 Indiana Amateur Championships.

PERSONAL:  Son of Charles and Lynn Lazzara . . . father is a Ball State alum . . . three sisters . . . sister, Casey, is a Ball State alum . . . owns a 3.305 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.743 GPA last fall . . . born Sept. 1, 1989, in Carmel, Ind. . . . full name is Anthony Charles Lazzara.

Year: Senior
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
High School: Carmel
Major: Entreprenuership
Experience: 3 Letters
Tony Photos:
Cards on Rio: Fleck Talks Olympic Golf
Johnny Watts Student Athlete of the Week
Johnny Watts NCAA Wrap-Up
Men's Golf: Watts +2 After Round 1
Men's Golf: Sagamore Fall Preview Highlights
SL TV: Elevating Par - Tyler Merkel (Golf)
SL TV: One Drive - The James Blackwell Story
SL TV: #iAthlete - McCormick Clouser (Golf)
Men's Golf: Cards Runners Up at EYI
Cardinal Q-School: Stuck in the Rough
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