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  Erik Mayer
Erik Mayer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

High School:
Appleton East

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Experience:
3L


03/28/2012

Owls Receive C-USA Academic Medals

Post 3.75 or Higher GPA

03/27/2012

Rice Tops C-USA with 232 on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

03/09/2012

Rice Golf Begins Demanding Week

Owls set for two tournaments in seven days

02/22/2012

Rice Athletics Honors its Scholar-Athletes

18 Awarded Scholar-Athlete Status

02/21/2012

Northwestern Claims Rice Intercollegiate Title

Owls compete next in Louisiana in mid-March

02/21/2012

12th Annual Rice Intercollegiate

Images from the 2012 Rice Intercollegiate

At Rice
Competed in 20 tournaments during his collegiate career including five as a senior ... averaged 77.17 strokes over 58 rounds played during his career ... best finish of his career was a tie for 19th at the HBU Men's Intercollegiate in the fall of 2009 ... three-time recipient of the Conference USA Commissioner's Medal ... award is given to student-athletes who maintain a cumulative 3.75 grade point average ... also a three-time Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.

2011-2012
Played in five events during senior campaign, averaging 76.13 strokes per round which ranked third on the team ... began the season with a tie for 53rd at the Sam H. Hall Intercollegiate played at the Hattiesburg, Miss., Country Club ... shot a three-round score of 221 (70-75-76) ... tied for 50th at the Lone Star Invitational at Briggs Ranch ... carded a three-round 227 (74-75-78) at the event held in San Antonio ... first event of the spring was the Rice Intercollegiate, posting a tie for 61st with a 229 (79-74-76) ... best finish of the year was a tie for 47th at the Argent Financial Classic ... carded a three-round 234 score (79-78-77) at the Louisiana Tech-hosted event.

2010-11
Named Conference USA's Scholar Athlete of the Year for men's golf ... Played in 10 tournaments during junior season, including six events in the spring ... for the year had a 77.24 strokes per round average ... named to the Capital One Academic All-District VI At-Large Team ... best performance of the season was a tie for 23rd at the 11th Rice Intercollegiate ... fired a three-over par 219 (72-74-73) at the home event played at Westwood Golf Club ... second-round 69 was part of a four-over par 220 performance at the 60th Border Olympics ... tied for 44th at the event played at the Laredo Country Club ... played in four tournaments in the fall, shooting a fall-season low round of 71 at the UTA/Waterchase Invitational ... finished in a tie for 62nd at UTA's tournament as the Owls finished eighth as a team.


2009-10
Competed in one fall tournament during the fall season as an individual, tying for 19th at the HBU Men's Intercollegiate ... carding a two-round, five-over par score of 149 (76-73) at the tournament which was cut back to two rounds by inclement weather ... competed as an individual at the 10th Annual Rice Intercollegiate, tying for 38th ... shot a three-round score of 234 (80-77-77) at the Rice-hosted event.

2008-09
Saw action in three tournaments as a true freshman ... had a 79.00 scoring average over nine rounds of golf ... played in one fall tournament, finishing in a tie for 51st at the Kansas Men's Invitational played in Lawrence, Kan. ... had a three-round score of 229 (76-77-76) ... Rice tied for eighth out of 16 teams at the KU-hosted tournament ... also played in the first two events of the spring seeing action at the Arizona Intercollegiate and as an individual at the 9th Rice Intercollegiate presented by Srixon ... in first collegiate season named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Amateur Highlights
2010
Won the Northeast Wisconsin Golf Association Amateur Championship ... qualified for match play with a 73 before winning four straight matches in 20 holes (5&4, 5&4 and 6&5) ... tied for 19th at the Ray Fischer Amateur with a four-round score of 285 (77-70-71-67) and was third at Fox Cities Amateur with a three-round score of 208 (69-69-70) ... finished in a tie for 43rd at the Wisconsin State Amateur.

2009
Finished third at the Fox Cities Amateur with a three-round score of 208 (five-under par) ... also played in the Ray Fischer Amateur and Appleton City Tournament while in Wisconsin over the summer and also played in a U.S. Amateur qualifying tournament ... an AJGA member since 2005, Mayer had three, Top 10 and three, Top 25 finishes at AJGA national tournaments.

Appleton East High School
Heading into his senior season, was a two-time all-state golfer at Appleton East ... in addition to being named to the 2006 and 2007 WIAA All-State Teams, was a 2007 Wisconsin Golf Coaches Academic All-State Team member ... also a three-time all-conference and all-area team member ... during his junior season at Appleton East, Mayer won the Appleton High School Tournament, the Fox Valley Association Conference Tournament and the WIAA State Regional Tournament ... is a National Merit Commended Scholar, an active member of National Honor Society and ranked first in his class of 422 students at Appleton East High School ... received the 2007 Outstanding Student Award from the Appleton Downtown Rotary Club.

Was one of 12 male athletes named to the 2007 Hewlett Packard Scholastic Junior All-American Team by the American Junior Golf Association ... selections were based upon a required essay as well as excellence on the golf course, in the classroom and in the community ... Mayer's essay, entitled "Who Is The Best Putter You Know?" won the national essay contest.

Personal
Son of Lisa and Steve Mayer and has a younger sister, Kaitlyn ... Mathematical Economic Analysis major.

 Member of Wiess College
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