Sophomore leads Marquette golfers to runner-up team finish
Three-day tournament to be held at Turtle Point Golf Course
Golden Eagles finish seventh out of 14 teams
Marquette returns to action March 24-26
Golden Eagles finish tied for 14th place
Marquette golf is set to tee off the the 2013-13 season - a year that includes a new-look BIG EAST, a home tournament in October's Erin Hills Intercollegiate, and a deeper, more experienced group of players. Coach Steve Bailey, Adam Chester, Corey Konieczki, and Pat Sanchez preview the upcoming year.
2013-14: Competed in the Wendy's Kiawah Classic where MU finished second ... Shot a low round career best 70 in the first round of the UW Parkside Fall Invitational helping him to a tied for 8th finish.
2012-13: Competed in six tournaments over the course of the 2012-2013 campaign... Tied for 19th at the UW Parkside Fall Invitational with a final round score of 158 (77-81), finishing third amount MU players... Posted the best scores for Marquette at the USF Invitational and finished within the top-35, carding rounds of 78, 72 and 75 (225)... Recorded a 76 for each round at the Kemper Intercollegiate, coming in fourth amongst MU golfers while placing in the top-45 for the tournament... Finished +12 for the BIG EAST Championship with a final score of 228 (74-80-74), while finishing in the top-40 and fourth among MU golfers.
2011-12: Played in five tournaments as a freshman with a 77.75 scoring average over 12 rounds ... Tied for first place with an even-par 72 in MU's dual meet against Florida Atlantic ... Fired back-to-back 73s and tied for 20th place overall at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate where he shot 8-over 221, his lowest three-round total of the season ... Closed with a 1-over 72 at the Bandon Dunes Championship and finished T55th ... His first collegiate stroke-play event was the USF Invitational, which included a low-round 77 in the second round ... Made his Marquette debut Feb. 13-14, 2011, at The Match Play at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla., and went 0-2-1 in three matches played.
Prior To Marquette: Chester went to Morecambe Community High School in Lancaster, England, where he was team captain from 2008-2010 ... Won the England and Wales regional final of the Faldo Series in 2008 ... Tied for third at the Royal Birkdale Junior Open in 2010 ... Selected to the England Schools National Team and won the Lancashire Schoolboys Final ... Won the Lancashire Foursomes in 2011.
Personal: Adam Chester was born October 15, 1991 ... He is the son of Ian and Kathryn Chester ... Majoring in public relations with a minor in marketing.