More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence
157 Student-Athletes Honored at 3rd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony
The Bears used their best round of the tournament to finish on a high note.
The Bears were again led by freshman Joey Johnson, who's tied for 17th with 18 holes to play.
MSU freshman again leads the way for the Bears at Arkansas State.
2013-14: Improved his scoring average over two strokes since the previous year ... Much like his freshman year, his first fall tournament was his best as he finished fourth at the John Dallio Memorial after shooting 71-76-77--224 ... Also led the team the following week at the UMKC Intercollegiate, tying for 23rd with 71-77-76--224 ... Closed out the fall campaign at Louisiana Tech with opening 70, tying his career best, and then following with 78-77 for a 225 total and tie for 31st place...Placed 42nd at the Snowman Getaway with a score of 72-75-72--221 ... Shot 81-86 in the weather shortened Argent Financial Classic ... Carded 79-74-78--231 at the UALR/First Tee Classic ... Scored 82-78-73 at the Memphis Intercollegiate...Finished his sophomore season with a 78-77-76--231 at the TSU Bug Blue Intercollegiate.
2012-13: Opened his collegiate career in spectacular fashion, tying for seventh at the season-opening Fairway Club Invitational after posting 75-74-74--223 ... Placed 36th the following week at the Weibring Intercollegiate with 81-74-74--229 ... Compiled a 78.17 stroke average in 24 rounds while competing in eight of the team's 11 tournaments ... Carded a career-low 70 in the final round at the Snowman Getaway in the spring, where he finished 65th with 78-80-70--228 ... Tied for 37th at Missouri Valley Conference Championship, posting 83-77-79--239.
Background: Finished second at the Arkansas Class 7A tournament as a senior at Bentonville High School and finished in the top 10 all four years ... Placed second in the race for Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Player of the Year in 2011 and posted multiple victories at ASGA events, including the Greater Little Rock and Monk Wade Classics, and the Conway Junior Stroke Play ... Also placed seventh at 2011 American Junior Golf Association Kansas City Lockton Junior and 13th at the Elibit Systems Open in Dallas ... Took second at the ASGA Match Play in 2010 and 2011 ... Was ranked third among Arkansas seniors byNational Junior Golf Scoreboard.
Personal: Brik Theodore Brauburger was born Oct. 4, 1993 in Rogers, Ark. ... Son of Ted and Theresa Brauburger ... Sister, Britny, competed collegiately at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Majoring in Business.