Junior shoots four-over-par, Hawks take 24th overall
UMES has finished fifth in past four tournaments, top three golfers to compete
Toney finishes in top-10, Veverka continues strong junior campaign
Hawks travel seven to Florida, trio of juniors look to lead group
Let's get to know Michael ...
2011-2012: Played in two tournaments in freshman season ... finished at +33 at the Holiday Inn Colonial Classic with rounds of 91 and 86 ... shot a season best round of 79 to finish at +23 at the FAMU Spring Invitational with a total score of 167 to finish in 22nd place.
High School: Lettered all four years in golf and swimming at Timber Creek High School ... was captain of the golf team junior and senior year ... earned all-conference honors final three years ... named Olympic Conference and Timber Creek Scholar Athlete senior year ... member of the Honor Roll and Principal's List all four years ... member of National Honor Society last two years ... President of Student Council senior year.
Personal: Born Jan. 10, 1993 in Vorhees, N.J. ... son of Michael Sr. and Sandra ... has a sister, Michele ... majoring in professional golf management ... pregame routine includes practicing chipping and putting ... personal best sports moment was getting a birdie on the 18th hole on Valleybrooke Golf Club to win his first tournament ... lists his father as person who influences him most for making him the man he is today ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is getting a four-year scholarship at UMES ... plans to become a head professional at a country club upon graduation ... favorite saying is "The purpose of life is a life of purpose." ... favorite book is Favorite Writers ... favorite movie is "Bad Boys II" ... personal athletic goal is to place in the top five in every tournament ... wants to win at least three tournaments upon graduation.