Posts Tagged ‘centers of excellence’
Sam Eisenhuth and his parents Kim and Greg signing his Letter of Intent to play golf at The Masters College
Sam Eisenhuth (2014) has made his decision where he will be playing golf for the next four years after graduating from Shattuck-St. Mary’s in the spring of 2014. On Friday, October 11th Eisenhuth signed his letter of intent to play golf at The Masters College which competes at the NAIA level and is led by Head Coach Jason Semelsberger who played for the UCLA and then at the professional ranks. The Master’s College is a non-denominational, conservative Christian liberal arts college located in Santa Clarita, California and under the helm of Semelsberger have consistently become one of the top NAIA men’s golf programs in the nation.
There were close to 30 people (parents, friends, teammates, and SSM staff) in attendance at The Legacy Golf to watch and offer their support to Sam as he signed his letter of intent. Eisenhuth has been communicating with The Masters College along with schools from the Division 1, 2, and 3 levels since the fall of 2012. When all was said and done, Eisenhuth made the best decision that will help him continue his growth not only as a golfer, but as a scholar, young man, and from his spiritual side as well. Communication with Coach Semelsberger really solidified when he came to watch Sam at the FCWT Mission Hills event December 2012 in which Eisenhuth shot 69 – 71 to end up in a playoff for the individual title. After that, Sam visited the campus in Santa Clarita, CA shortly after and was quickly impressed with all of its offerings. During the entire college selection process, Eisenhuth kept an open mind but ultimately his interest kept creeping back to The Masters. Sam gave thanks to the many people in attendance, but most of all to his parents.
Eisenhuth signs his NLI
Parker Reddig (2017) didn’t waste any time putting his mark on the Golf Center of Excellence at Shattuck-St. Mary’s. In his first competitive round as a Sabre, he was able to put his name in the record books by posting the low competitive round of 68 and low round relative to par with -5 . He leads the MAJGT tour’s Minnesota Open by five shots over the nearest competitor. One of those that is tied for 2nd place is also a first year Sabre, Carter Haskins (2015) who fired a 32 (-4) over his last nine holes. Nathan Zhao (2015) is in sole possession of 4th place with an opening round of 75 (+2). Reddig got off to a fast start in his Sabre career by making birdie on his first three holes then adding another on his sixth hole which put him at -4 through his first 6 holes. He tallied a total of seven birdies during the round which was held at Geneva Golf Club’s Island and Marsh courses. Haskins’ highlight of the day came when he holed out from the fairway on his 16th hole for an eagle which was sandwiched between birdies on holes #15 and #17. Sam Eisenhuth (2014) and first year Sabre Tommy Schick (2015) each shot rounds of 78 (+5) and are currently in a tie for 6th place. Rounding out the team was Shane Hoben (2016) with an 88, Sean Kim (2014) in his first ever competition with a 109, and Alejandro Marquez (2017) with a 124.
On the girl’s side, first year Sabre Raelyn Spears led the team with a score of 85 and is in 2nd place after the opening round. She is five shots back of the leader going into the final round on Sunday. Spears was able to finish strong by shooting a 38 on her final 9 holes and will look to build off of that momentum heading into Sunday. Second year golfer Sophie Hill (2015) opened the tournament with a 90 while Taylor Salewske, who is in her first year of the Golf CoE after switching from hockey, battled for a 96. Completing the field was Valeria Cox (2017) competing in her first ever event and finishing with a 115.
Sabre golfers will take to the course Sunday morning starting at 8am to conclude the 2 day tournament.
See more here:
Newcomers Make Impact in 1st Tourney
SSM Girls Soccer College Showcase
Follow this link:
Girls Soccer College Showcase
Shattuck-St. Mary’s Director of Golf, Mike Higdon is pleased to announce that Sarah Butler has joined the Golf Center of Excellence staff. Coach Butler brings a wealth of knowledge to the program building off of her past experience and success as a touring professional, collegiate team captain, and her involvement in the junior golf industry. She comes to Faribault, MN from Atlanta, Georgia where she was a Tournament Director for the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) for the past two years. The AJGA conducts national junior golf tournaments for young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships. Before working for the AJGA, Butler was a touring professional from 2007 – 2010 based out of The Woodlands, Texas. During her professional career, Sarah played in the 2009 CN Canadian Women’s Open on the LPGA Tour and had several top 10 finishes on the CN Canadian Women’s Tour. Prior to turning professional she was a 4-year letter winner at the University of Minnesota, co-captain of the team during her junior and senior seasons, and winner of the 2005 University of Minnesota Invitational. Coach Butler is returning home to Minnesota as she grew up in Roseau, Minnesota which is just 10 miles from the Canadian border.
Higdon had the following to say, “I am extremely pleased to have Sarah joining our program. She has so much to offer our players as far as helping them develop as golfers and student athletes while maturing into young men and women. She brings a whole new dynamic to the program with her past experiences and networks within the golf community. I am excited about the future of this program and the new levels our players will achieve with Sarah as a member of the staff.”
Read the original:
Sarah Butler added as new Coach
AWAY Games - GU17 vs. Goshen College (NAIA) @ 12 PM in South Bend IN - BU18 White vs. Des Moines Menace Saturday @ 1 PM in Des Moines IA - GU18 vs. Haiti Women’s National Team (yes you read that correctly) Saturday @ 2 PM in South Bend IN - BU16 White vs. Des […]
See original article:
The week coming up for SSM Soccer
Katriina Kuoksa ’16 is representing her home country of Finland at the Nordic Cup tournament. She was selected for the the U16 soccer team and is playing at the prestigious European tournament in Iceland starting July 1. In the Finland vs. Holland game, Katriina came off the bench in the second half and scored the game
Read the original:
Katriina Kuoksa ’16 Assists in Finland’s U16 National Soccer Team Win
Recently, we had the pleasure to host Kirk Hilton of Go Pro Football Academy of Dubai. Kirk has seen all levels of talent across the globe. As a player, he spent four years with Manchester United and two years with Blackpool.
SSM soccer welcomes visitor
Our sophomore and junior class soccer girls who were combined for a team at the prestigious Jefferson Cup College Showcase Tournament won the U18 Superior bracket with 6 teams. We were unbeaten with a record of 2 wins and 1 tie, and our girls drew a lot of attention from college coaches. Linked below is
Girls Soccer Impresses at Jefferson Cup