Men's Golf

Ben Sieg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Osseo, Wis.

High School:
Osseo-Fairchild

Height:
6-5

Ben Sieg

2010-11: As a senior, Sieg has finished in the top three of MU players in every tournament this season ... He led the Golden Eagles twice at the Gopher Invitational (225, +9) and the adidas Hoosier Invitational (213, +4) ... Shot par-or-better eight times this season, and 25 times in his career ...Sieg boasted the second-best average on the team, 74.48, in 27 rounds ... At the adidas Hoosier Invitational, Sieg tied for 15th place, his best finish of the season ... Finishes his career ranked in the all-time career record books in scoring average versus par (9th, 3.72), career wins (T-4th, 1) and rounds played (8th, 110).

2009-10: Sieg recorded a pair of top-25 finishes as a junior ... He posted his lowest tournament score of the season with a 218 (70-73-75) at the Xavier Invitational, helping the Golden Eagles to the third-place team finish ... Sieg placed 25th at the Irish Creek Collegiate with an overall mark of 220 (73-75-72) ... His low round for the season was 70 which he posted in back-to-back rounds -- first in the closing round of the Kansas Invitational followed by another 70 in the opening round of the Xavier Invitational ... Sieg played in all nine of the team's events, tallying a season scoring average of 76.44 ... During the summer, Sieg advanced to the championship match of the Wisconsin State Golf Association's Match Play Championship as Whispering Springs Golf Club in Fond du Lac, Wis. ... He shot a 71 in the stroke play qualifying round then rattled off five straight victories before falling Jordan Elsen (1up) in the championship match.

2008-09: Sieg was one of four MU golfers to participate in all 10 of the team's events in 2008-09, recording a single-season collegiate-low scoring average of 74.40 in a total of 30 rounds played ... His personal highlight of the season was a hole-in-one in the team's first tournament; Sieg aced the par-3 hole four in the first round of the Gopher Invitational at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata, Minn. ... Sieg's low round of the season came on the final day of the BIG EAST Championship at Lake Jovita Country Club where he carded a four-under par 68, one stroke better than his previous collegiate low, and helped MU rally to a runner-up finish ... Marquette's third-round score (273) at the BIG EAST Championship was the second lowest round recorded in the history of the program ... Sieg was also part of a Golden Eagles squad that boasted a team scoring average of 290.03, an all-time low for the program.

2007-08: Sieg was declared a red shirt, thus he did not play in any collegiate events during his sophomore season

2006-07: Sieg played in nine events as a freshman, recording a 76.08 scoring average ... He made a mark for himself, posting a victory in the BIG EAST/MAC Challenge, the final event of the fall, where he shot a season best 209, recording a season low round 69 in the final round ... Sieg started his season off with a 222 at The McLaughlin, where he made his collegiate debut ... Sieg carded a 231 at the USF Invitational for his best 54-hole total in the spring.

Prior to Marquette: A two-time all-state selection, Sieg was a four-year letterwinner at Osseo-Fairchild High School ... Sieg was a four-year first team all-conference selection, earning all-state honors as a junior (first team) and a senior (second team) ... He was also his conference's player of the year as a sophomore, junior and a senior ... Sieg won the state tournament's individual medalist honors as a sophomore and led his team to state titles as a freshman, sophomore and senior and a runner-up spot as a junior ... He also was a basketball player at Osseo-Fairchile, lettering as a junior and a senior and was an all-conference player as a senior.

Personal: Benjamin Jon Sieg was born March 29, 1988, in Eau Claire, Wis. ... He is the son of Dan and Carla Sieg ... He has a younger brother, Matt ... He is majoring in Communication Studies.

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