The Word on The Herd - Sept. 1, 2015
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 14, 2015
Event to become first NCAA D-I league championship to include match play
Snow cancels final round of Hummingbird Intercollegiate
Men's golf set for 54-hole tournament in Hebron, Ky.
Played all 29 rounds for the Herd ... earned Marshall's second-lowest single-season stroke average of 72.48 ... won first career tournament with a 6-under-par 210 at the Bearcat Invitational (Oct. 8) ... received first-ever Conference USA Golfer of the Week honors following victory ... five top-10 finishes, tied for most on the team (Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational, John Piper Invitational, Bearcat Invitational, The Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational and the Conference USA Championship) ... shot career-best round of 67 on the second day of the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate (Oct. 21) ... finished tied for sixth place at the Conference USA Championship (April 29), best on the team ... named Conference USA Men's Golf All-Academic Selection for the second consecutive season ... recipient of C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal ... member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Competed in all 10 tournaments and averaged 74.8, the second best on the team... Best finish of the year came at the Davidson Invitational (T6)...Finished T35 at the Conference USA Championships...Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...Recipient of the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.
Averaged 74.66 (third best on team)... Shot a low round of 68 in the Marshall Invitational to tie for 20th... Also tied for 20th at the Louisville Intercollegiate... Had six under-par rounds for the season... Placed 19th at the FAU Spring Break Classic... Recipient of the C-USA Academic Medal... Earned a place on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Averaged 75.33 for the season... Played in all but one tournament... Tied for 26th at the Renaissance Invitational and tied for 27th at the University of Louisville Cardinal Intercollegiate... Had four rounds under par with a low of 69 at the Marshall Invitational... Tied for 17th at the West Virginia Open... 6th place at the West Virginia Amateur.
Prior to Marshall
2010 WVGA Junior Match Play Champion... Named the 2010 West Virginia Top Flite Junior Player of the Year... A member of the WV Junior Cup Team for the Mid-Atlantic Junior Matches (W.Va./Va./Md.)... Selected for the Virginias vs. Carolinas Junior Matches... 2009 and 2010 West Virginia Golf Association Junior Player of the Year... 2009 West Virginia Junior Amateur Champion... Medalist at the 2009 AAA West Virginia State Championship after defeating teammate Aaron Barna in a playoff... Placed third at the 2009 IJGT Tournament at the Greenbrier... Tied for seventh at the 2009 West Virginia Amateur (low junior) and was 27th at the 2009 West Virginia Open (low junior)... A member of the 2009 WVGA Junior Cup team... A two-time MSAC Medalist (2007, 2009)... Earned All-State honors three times (2007-09)... The 2008 and 2009 Top-Flite Jr. Tour Player of the Year and Runner-Up... Anania was a 2009 West Virginia Junior Match Play Semi-Finalist.
Born Oct. 29, 1991... Son of Geno and Dorie Anania... Graduated high school with a 4.12 GPA... A member of the National Honor Society... Earned both the Promise and Presidential Scholarships at Marshall.