Three Golden Eagles tie for 25th place individually
Redshirt sophomore is tied for 8th after a first-round 1-under 71
Three-day tournament to be held at University Ridge Golf Course
Golden Eagles drop three spots on final day of tournament
Roughly 100 student-athletes participated Saturday
2013-14: Shot a career low 67 in the final round of the Doc Gimmler leading Marquette to a top three finish ... His 69 in the second round propelled him to an individual low tournament best at 2-under 208 ... Competed in the Windon Memorial Classic finishing tied for 31st and second among MU golfers with a 7-over 223.
2012-13: Redshirted the season at MU...BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Had a stellar July, winning the 2012 New England Amateur Championship by five strokes with a 2-under-par 283 at Falmouth Country Club (Falmouth, Maine) ... Four days later, qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship (Cherry Hills Village, Colo.) finishing runner-up at the TPC River Highlands' sectional qualifier in Cromwell, Conn.
2011-12: Led four MU freshmen and was fourth on the squad in individual scoring average (77.26) ... Also led the team with two eagles, in addition to 47 birdies in 23 rounds played ... Went undefeated at The Match Play at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla., with a perfect 3-0 record; the rest of the team went 0-14-1 on the weekend ... Carded his individual low round at the Cardinal Intercollegiate with a first-round 73 ... He later matched it with an opening-round 73 at The Battle at Warren, where he finished tied for seventh place with a two-round total of 6-over 148.
Prior to Marquette: Swift attended New Canaan High School in Connecticut, where he led the Rams to three consecutive Division II state titles from 2009-2011 ... Helped win the 2011 Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference championship and the 2009 and 2010 championships in the FCIAC East ... Finished in the top ten of the FCIAC tournament his final three years and finished top five in state tournament his final two years, with a second place finish in his senior year ... Was All-FCIAC, all-state, and team captain his junior and senior year.
Personal: CJ Swift was born May 14, 1992 in Chicago ... He is the son of Chris and Mary Swift, both of whom attended Marquette ... His father Chris also played golf for Marquette ... Has three siblings: Lauren, Michael and Mary Cate ... Majoring in finance.