Cloete, Nelson look to continue memorable summer
Senior first MU golfer honored by GCAA in five years
Cloete, Swift and Sanchez represent Golden Eagles on all-conference team
Three Golden Eagles in the top-ten
Easter weekend tournament tees off Friday
2013-14: Became the first MU golfer since Mike Van Sickle (2008, 2009) to earn GCAA All-America Scholar recognition ... One of three Golden Eagles (Pat Sanchez, CJ Swift) named to the 2014 All-BIG EAST Team ... Recipient of the team's Low Scoring Average Award for his consistent performance throughout his junior season ... His 73.88 scoring average ranked ninth all-time in school history ... Won Big East Golfer of the Week for his performance in the National Invitational Tournament after shooting a team low 6 -under par 216 (74-72-70) helping him finish in the top 30 ... Finished a career best tied for 26th at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic, second among MU golfers, shooting a 224 (74-76-74) ... Competed as an individual at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate finishing a then career best tied for 33rd ... Made his MU debut at the Doc Gimmler by shooting a career low and team best 66 in the second round ... Cracked the top-45 with a 6-over 216 (76-66-74).
At Arizona State: Competed in five tournaments during his tenure with the ASU Sun Devils ... Averaged a score of 75.07 ... Finished in the top-25 at the Arizona Intercollegiate while posting a 73 for all three rounds of play ... Best low score for the 2012-2013 campaign was a 71.
Amateur: One of two Marquette golfers (Nick Nelson) to qualify for the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship; won the local U.S. Amateur qualifying event at Hidden Glen (Cedarburg, Wis.) by two strokes with a 36-hole, 5-under-par 139, which included an opening-round course record 66 ... Received a highest ranking of 18th best golfer in South Africa by the end of junior year ... Qualified for a spot in the South African Amateur 2011 and finished top-30 in stroke play ... Holds the course record with an 11-under 61 in the second round of club championships at Simola in 2010.
Personal: Born Nov. 23, 1991 to parents Trevor and Vanessa Cloete ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Majoring in finance.