Roughly 100 student-athletes participated Saturday
Marquette returns to action March 24-26
MU golfers recognized for academic achievement
Two-day tourney hosted by DePaul starts Saturday
2013-14: Made his season debut as an individual at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate.
2012-13:BIG EAST All-Academic Team...Competed in two tournaments during the 2012-2013 campaign... Finished fourth among Marquette golfers and 57th overall at the UW Parkside Fall Invitational, shooting a 178 (85, 93) for the tournament... Carded a 92, 81 and 90 (263) for the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular.
2011-12:BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Made his MU debut along with two other freshmen at the Wolverine Intercollegiate ... Played in three events during his freshman season ... Carded an individual low round of 78 on two occasions ... Tied for 34th place at the UW Parkside Fall Invitational ... Posted his best 54-hole score of the season at the Wolverin Invitational with a 246 (84-78-84).
Prior to Marquette: Wilson attended Eden Prairie High School in Minnesota where he powered his team to two third place finishes in the state championship ... Also led team to two Lake Conference championships and two section championships ... Led the state of Minnesota in scoring average in 2011 at 69.2 and shot a a record five rounds in the 60s, while being ranked first in the Coaches High School Rankings in Minnesota ... Won individual conference, section, and tri-state championships while placing top ten at state championship as team captain his senior year.
Personal: Austin Wilson was born August 19, 1992 ... He is the son of Rod and Linda Wilson ... He is an Eagle Scout and a member of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Also serves as president of the Financial Management Association, a student organization at Marquette ... Double majoring in finance and economics.