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 TJ Carpenter


*** 2011-12 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar ***

*** 2011 Academic All-Mid-American Conference
Honorable Mention ***

*** 2010 Ball State Most Improved Player Award ***

*** 2012 Ball State Earl Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award ***

2011-12 (Sr.):  Career best finish with a tie for first at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational . . . managed a career low 67 in the second round of the Falcon Invitational . . . tallied a career low 54-hole score of 209 at the Falcon Invitational . . . managed three top-20 finishes in the fall . . . tied for 14th at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational and tied for 16th at the Firestone Invitational . . . selected the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week for his performance at the Falcon Invitational . . . tied for 33rd at the MAC Championships.

2010-11 (Jr.):  Managed a season low 69 at the Renaissance Invitational . . . season best finish with a tie for eighth at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational . . . tied for ninth at the Renaissance . . . tallied a season low 54-hole total of 217 at the Renaissance . . . owns a 3-2-2 record in match play competition.

2009-10 (So.):  Competed in five events, including the Mid-American Conference Championships . . . placed a career best tied for ninth at the MAC Championships with a 77-74-72-72=297 . . . season low 71 at Ball State Cardinal Collegiate . . . tied for 14th at the Ball State Cardinal Collegiate . . . season best 54-hole total of 223 at the Cardinal Collegiate.

2008-09 (Fr.):  Played in five competitive rounds . . . played in the Ball State Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational and the Ball State Cardinal Collegiate . . . managed a season low round of 73 at the EY Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Played golf for his uncle, Coach Jack Carpenter, at Triton . . . helped Triton to three county championships . . . four-time all-county . . . only golfer in the 35-year history of the Marshall County Championships to win title three straight seasons -- freshman, sophomore and junior . . . two-time Warsaw Sectional medalist, three-time regional qualifier and one time state qualifier . . . four-time All-Northern States Conference . . . two-time medalist at the conference championships . . . four-time Triton Most Valuable Golfer . . . all-state as a senior . . . received honorable mention on the academic all-state team as a senior.

SUMMER GOLF:  Placed 16th at the 2010 Indiana Amateur with a 69-69-71-77 . . . won the 2008 Masters Tour Championship at Rock Hollow Golf Course with a 71-68 . . . advanced to the third round of the 2008 Boys State Junior Championship Match Play after finishing tied for second in the stroke play . . . posted five top-20 finishes in seven events on the 2007 Indiana Golf Foundation Tour . . . tied for second at the 2007 Harrison Lake Country Club Masters.

PERSONAL:  Son of Dave and Penny Carpenter . . . born March 13, 1990, in Bremen, Ind. . . . was awarded a Presidential Scholarship from Ball State . . . admitted to Ball State's Miller College of Business Honors Program . . . owns a 3.267 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.583 GPA last fall . . . full name is Trake James Carpenter.

Year: Senior
Hometown: Bourbon, Ind.
High School: Triton
Major: Risk Management and Insurance
Experience: 2 Letters
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