Sophomore leads Marquette golfers to runner-up team finish
Marquette tied for third place with two rounds remaining
Three-day tournament to be held at Turtle Point Golf Course
Records fall on final day at future U.S. Open venue
Final Round tees off Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Central time
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: Finished 3rd among MU golfers at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic guiding the team to a second place finish ... Led all MU golfers at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate finishing tied for 33rd with a 223 (74-77-72) ... Competed in the Windon Memorial Classic shooting an opening round 70 helping him to a top-40 finish ... Opened up the season at the Doc Gimmler by finishing tied for 39th shooting a 5-over 215.
2012-13: BIG EAST All-Academic Team...Carded a 75 in the only round of the C&F Bank Intercollegiate... All-BIG EAST Conference selecetion... Shot a 217 (72-70-75) at The McLaughlin, the lowest among MU players... Finished tied for third among MU golfers (T15 overall) to help Marquette claim the John Dallio Memorial title... Was MU's top golfer at four of the team's 10 events as a freshmen in 2012-2013... Shot a 231 (76-77-78) and a 222 (75-79-68) at the Pintetree Intercollegiate and the Wendy's Kiawah Classic respectively... One of two MU players to play in every events... Led team with a 75.75 scoring average in his rookie campagin... Shot a 68 in the third round of the Wendy's Kiawah Classic, the lowest individual round of the season among all MU players... Finished with a team-high four rounds of par-or-better... Shot a 222 (72-78-72) at the BIG EAST Championship while finishing second among MU golfers and tied for 25th...
Prior to Marquette: Member of the Mexico national team for five years ... Earned his first Future Collegians World Tour victory on Dec. 12, 2010, at the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain ... Has posted two top-three finishes in AJGA events and two top-10 finishes in PGA of Mexico evnets ... Ranked No. 142 overall in the 2012 class by Golfweek... Graduated top-five in his class at Instituto Anglo Moderno.
Personal: Dual citizen of Mexico and Canada ... Brother Bobby Sanchez played NCAA Division I golf at Nicholls State University ... Born Patrick Javier Sanchez Mitchell on Sept. 10, 1993 in Mazatlan, Mexico ... Son of Roberto Sanchez Velarde and Judith Mitchell ... Majoring in international business and supply chain.