Joined Ball State in January 2013 as a mid-year transfer from Michigan State.
• All-Mid-American Conference Second Team (2014, 2015)
• Earl Yestingsmeier Sportsman of the Year (2015)
• Academic All-MAC (2014)
• 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)
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 … 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.