KURT VALLEY TABBED GLIAC MEN'S GOLF ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Ferris State Golfer Recognized For Outstanding Play On The Links
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has selected junior Kurt Valley (Bay City/Western) of the 2008-09 Ferris State University men's golf team as this week's (Sept. 9) Men's Golf Athlete of the Week for his performance this past weekend (Sept. 6-7).
Valley earned individual runner-up honors at the 2008 Northern Michigan Invitational this last weekend (Sept. 6-7) with a three-round five-under par 208-stroke total on the Marquette (Mich.) Country Club course. Valley, a 2007-08 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention selection, carded rounds of 69, 72, and 67 in helping lead Ferris State to a fifth-place 875 team score in the Bulldogs' 2008 fall season-opening tournament.
The 6-1 Valley ended up three strokes behind Indianapolis' Justin Hueber for tourney medalist honors. Hueber registered an eight-under par 205 score in the 54-hole event.
In 63 career rounds, Valley has currently registered a 75.17 strokes (4,736 total strokes) per round average. The 2007-08 FSU Men's Golf Bulldog Award recipient has produced 14 top-20 career finishes, including five in the top five.
Ferris State returns to the links Sept. 15-16 as the Bulldogs compete in the Indianapolis Invitational at Camby, Ind.