Pat Sanchez's 71 leads field on Sunday, Sanchez finishes T-8
Zach Gaugert's 12th-place finish leads all Marquette golfers in 54-hole event
Golden Eagles will look to build off early season success
Tournament begins Sunday with 36 holes scheduled
Golden Eagles head to Rich Harvest Farms for the Northern Intercollegiate
2014-15: BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Recipient of the team's Leadership Award for the second year in a row ... Finished the Windon Memorial with a three-round total of 221 after carding a 72 in both the first and third rounds ... Recorded a T12 finish at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate by carding a three-round total of 219 (74-72-73) ... Recorded second straight top-20 finish at the El Macero Classic by tallying a three-round total of 223, highlighted by a final round 73.
2012-13: Competed in 10 tournaments during the 2012-2013 campaign ... Was second on the team with a 76.50 scoring average in his first season at MU ... Finished with Marquette's lowest 54-hole individual score for the 2012-13 campaign ... Finished third among MU golfers while carding a 219 (72-76-71) at The McLaughlin ... Carded a 227 (71-76-80) at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic, finishing fourth among MU golfers while breaking into the top-40 for the tournament ... Finished first among MU golfers at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular, while shooting a 216 (74-75-76) ... Finished 30th at the Kemper Sports Intercollegiate with scores of 79, 73 and 73 (225), posting MU's top score in the five-man lineup ... Cracked the top-25 at the BIG EAST Championship carding a 222 (71-75-76)..
Amateur: Qualified for 2015 U.S. Amateur Open ... Finished T-5 at 114th Wisconsin State Amateur Championship in 2015 ... Three-time all-state golfer at Waunakee High School and helped the Warriors win three straight conference championships ... Was also voted team and conference MVP in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Was a U.S. Kids Golf World Championship qualifier from 2004 through 2008 ... Wisconsin vs. Illinois Junior Cup member in 2006 and 2007 ... Tied for 23rd at the AJGA McArthur Towel and Future Legends Championship in 2011 ... Posted back-to-back top-20 finishes at the Ray Fischer Amateur Championship in 2010 and 2011 ... Helped the Waunakee High School football team capture three state titles as a first-team all-conference wide receiver and team captain.
Personal: Born on Jan. 20, 1994 in Des Moines, Iowa ... Son of Tom and Heidi Gaugert and has two younger sisters ...Father played football at UW-Stevens Point ... Majoring in Marketing.