Junior Daily Young and senior Will Hogan place top-five and earn all-conference honors
Bear junior Daily Young is tied for the lead while MSU is sixth after the first day at the MVC Golf Championship.
The Bears shot 315 in the final round to drop a spot and Will Hogan places in the top 10.
There were plenty of ups and downs for the Bears on Monday at the Wallace Jones Invitational.
Fall 2011: Averaged 74.47 in five tournaments and posted a pair of top-10 finishes...After a slow start in which he tied for 26th in his first two events, rebounded to finish sixth at the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate, where he fired 72-73-71--216...Followed with 73-72-75--220 and a tie for 13th at UMKC and a tie for fourth at SIUE with 70-75-77--222.
2010-11: Compiled one of the best individual seasons in school history, earning an individual berth at the NCAA Championships, Missouri Valley Conference Golfer of the Year honors, and finished as the top-ranked player in the conference...Averaged 73.70 in 37 rounds, the second-best single-season mark in the MSU record book...Shot 79-70-74--223 at the NCAA Southwest Regional in Tucson, Ariz., to tie for 61st in the field...Became the first MSU player to earn an NCAA bid since 2002...Just prior to start of the season, qualified for the U.S. Amateur at Chambers Bay, Wash....Recorded six top-10 finishes, including his first collegiate win at the SIUE Intercollegiate, where he shot 74-70-71--215...Placed fourth at UMKC with 74-70-74--218 and fifth at the Weibring Intercollegiate, where he carded 74-75-73--222...Shot a 67 in the first round of the year at the Fairway Club Invitational; ended up 13th with 67-79--146...Twice named Valley Golfer of the Week in the fall after winning at SIUE and finishing fifth at the Weibring...Tied the school record with a final-round 63 at the ASU Red Wolf Classic, where he tied for second with 74-63--137 and earned the MVC weekly honor...Led the Bears in the spring opener, placing ninth at the Rice Intercollegiate after carding 76-71-68--215...Tied for fifth at the Branson Creek Invitational, shooting 77-76-71--224...Fired 76-74-70--220 at South Florida and 74-76-73--223 at Louisiana Tech...Tied for 11th at Arkansas-Little Rock after posting 74-69-79--222...Finished 32nd at MVC Championship with 81-79-80--240.
2009-10: Made quite an impact in his first year with the Bears after transferring from Missouri, leading the team with 75.11 scoring average and earning Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Year and all-MVC honors...Best finish was a tie for third at the ORU Shootout, where the Bears finished second, after shooting 76-73-75--224 at the acclaimed Golf Club of Oklahoma...Tied for 53rd in the season-opening FairwayClub Invitational,carding 83-74-76--233...Shot 82-74--156 to tie for 29th at therain-shortened Colbert Intercollegiate at Kansas State...Was low for MSU in the final two fall tournaments, tying for eighth at theWeibring Intercollegiate with 73-77-71--221 and 18th atAustin Peay with 74-71-73--218...Led the team in four of its sevent spring outings, including three top-10 finishes -- sixth at Rice, fourth at Louisiana Tech and seventh at Branson Creek...Shot 75-73-71--219 at Louisiana Tech to earn Valley Golfer of the Week...Carded 74-77-73--24 at Rice and 75-72-75--222 at Branson Creek...Also paced MSU at Arkansas State, where he recorded 71-73-72--216 for 17th place...Had 71-79-72--222 at the Hawkeye Invitational for 19th...Tied for 30th at MVC Tournament by shooting 80-85-81--246.
2008-09: Played in the Tigers' first 10 tournaments, including all six in the fall and the first four of the spring, averaging 75.07 in 30 rounds...Finished third in his first collegiate tournament, the season-opening Rutherford Intercollegiate, where he recorded 72-70-78--218 ... Best round was a 69 in the second round of the Wolverine Intercollegiate and finished the tournament with a 54-hole score of 217...Lowest three-round total was a 216 at the Austin Peay Intercollegiate with three rounds of 72...Opened the spring with 72-72-74--218 to tie for 34th at the USF Invitational.
2007-08: Redshirted at Missouri...Placed third at the 2008 Missouri State Amateur.
Background: Named 2006 Missouri Junior Player of the Year...Finished first at U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifiers...Qualified for the 2006 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship...Won Missouri Class 3 High school State Championships in 2006.
Personal: William Barry Hogan was born January 26, 1989...Son of Barry and Terri Hogan...Younger brother, Ben, is a freshman for the Bears...Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science.