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2001-2002 Men's Golf Roster


J.R. Wade

Class: Sr.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 168 pounds
Previous School: Glasgow
Hometown: Glasgow, KY

2001 Fall: Fired a career best round of 68 at the Chattanooga Intercollegiate ... Finished a team best seventh at the Chattanooga Intercollegiate and the Fall Beach Classic ... Was the team's top finisher in four of the five tournaments ... Shot even par or better in 11 of the 15 rounds he played ... Also had a 69 at the Chattanooga Intercollegiate ... His 71.5 average was the best he has shot during any fall or spring juncture of his career.

2001 Spring: Had a 76.8 average, which equaled Patrick Williams for tops on the team ... Fired a spring low round of 71 at the Ron Smith Invitational ... Voted all-conference in the Sun Belt after finishing sixth.

2000 Fall: Had a disappointing fall ... Played in all five events and registered a stroke average of 76.4 ... Matched his career low round of 70 at the Raising Cane Classic.

99-00: Was the team's biggest surprise in the fall season ... Had the Blue Raiders' top stroke average with a 72.3, while being the team's top finisher in three of the four tournaments ... Finished third at the Hillman Robbins Memorial ... Tied for fifth place overall in the Precept Peach State Intercollegiate and the Oral Roberts Classic ... Shot a low round of 70 on two different occassions ... Was rated No. 63 out of 2,207 golfers by Golf Week Magazine following the fall season ... Had the second best scoring average in the spring with a 74.7 ... Played in all seven events including the NCAA Regionals ... Posted rounds of 73-79-74 at the NCAAs ... Finished tied for 11th at the OVC Championships, while earning first team all-conference honors ... Was 12th at the Amoco Intercollegiate and tied for 20th at the Bridges All-American.

98-99: Played in three of four tournaments during the Fall season ... Had a low round of 73 at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Intercollegiate ... Participated in all seven spring tournaments, compiling a stroke average of 77.2.

High School: All-State in golf and basketball at Glasgow High School ... Had the lowest regional golf average for 1996, 1997 and 1998 ... Averaged 25.0 points a game in basketball his senior year.

Personal: Wade is majoring in Pre-Law ... born July 21, 1980 ... greatest sports thrill was sinking a three-foot putt in the dark to win the Madison Central Golf Invitational ... the son of Mike and Elaine Wade.

CAREER STATS
Year T'ment Rds. Strokes Avg. Top 10s
Fall 01 5 15 1073 71.5 2
Spr. 01 6 17 1306 76.8 1
Fall 00 5 12.5 955 76.4 0
99-00 11 29 2140 73.8 4
98-99 10 30 2323 77.4 0
Total 37 103.5 7797 75.3 7