The senior will play in the Raleigh Regional from May 14-16
Alex Weiss had a 1-under 71 in the final round of the tournament
The Word on The Herd - Sept. 1, 2015
Event to become first NCAA D-I league championship to include match play
Second Marshall golfer all-time to be selected
43rd Annual Marshall Invitational
2012-13 (Senior): Competed in all 10 tournaments...Led the team with 71.72 average...Finished under par at five tournaments...Had seven top-ten finishes, with his best finish coming at the Marshall Invitational (2)...Finished third at the Conference USA Championships...Named to C-USA All-Conference First Team.
2011-12 (Junior): Averaged 74.12 (second best on team)... Low Round of 70 at the Marshall Invitational... Tied for 16th at the Windon Memorial (Northwestern)... Tied for 13th at Ohio State's Kepler Intercollegiate... Finished tied for 24th at the FAU Spring Break Classic... Ended the season tied for 13th place at the C-USA Championships.
2010-11 (Sophomore): Averaged 73.80 in the Fall events... Tied for 19th at the Marshall Invitational... Low round was a 68 at the Marshall Invitational... Had four rounds under par... Averaged 75.73 for the year... Tied for 15th at the Ball State Tournament... Tied for 19th at the C-USA Championship.
Summer 2010: Tied for third (143) with teammate Aaron Boggs at the Sugarwood Invitational (local event)... Tied for 20th at the Ohio Amateur.
2009-10 (Freshman): Led team with a 74.73 average... Tied for team lead in rounds played (30) had six rounds under par... Best round was a 69 which occured during the University of Michigan Wolverine Invitational and the Renaissance Invitational... Named Conference USA Player of the Week after finishing second at the Ball State Cardinal Intercollegiate... Tied for 12th at the University of Cincinnati Bearcat Invitational and tied for 14th at the Renaissance Invitational... Was 23rd at the Xavier Invitational... Tied for 49th at the Conference USA Championships... Selected team MVP.
Prior to Marshall: Named the 2007 and 2008 Southeast Ohio District Player of the Year for Ironton High School... Played for his father Jeff at Ironton... Selected to the first team All-Southeast Ohio Athletic League three times and as the SEOAL Player of the Year in 2007... Claimed medalist honors at the Ironton Invitational and Portsmouth Invitational in 2008... Was the OHSAA Division II low individual qualifier for the state tournament in 2008, where he would go on to finish in seventh place... A three-time Division II state finals qualifier... Was the second alternate at the 2008 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier... Tied the course record at Ironton Country Club (60)... Won the 2009 Ohio Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship... Winner of 2009 Wendy's Heisman award.
Personal: Born Dec. 28, 1990... Son of Jeff and Heather Kerns.
|Year||Rounds||Strokes||Average||Low Round - Tournament|
|2009-10||30||2242||74.73||69 - Michigan|
|2010-11||33||2499||75.73||68 - Marshall Invitational|
|2011-12||32||2372||74.12||70 - Marshall Invitational|
|Career||95||7113||74.87||68 - Marshall Invitational|