October 9, 2012

Marty Predmesky named MIAA Most Valuable Golfer and first-team all league while Greg Silverthorn lands on the All-MIAA second team

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced its 2012 All-MIAA men's golf team.

Alma sophomore Marty Predmesky, who earned conference medalist honors for the season with a stroke average of 74.2 during the eight MIAA Jamborees, has been named the conference's Most Valuable Player. Kalamazoo senior Brad Merritt was named the recipient of the MIAA's Sportsmanship Award.

Here is the complete 2012 All-MIAA men's golf team:
 
Most Valuable Golfer

Marty Predmesky, Alma (sophomore from Graham, N.C./Graham HS)

Sportsmanship Award
Brad Merritt, Kalamazoo (senior from Bloomfield Hills/Lahser HS)

All-MIAA First Team
**Marty Predmesky, Alma (sophomore from Graham, N.C./Graham HS)
*Nick Julian, Olivet (junior from Clinton Township/Chippewa Valley HS)
*Pat Wolcott, Trine (senior from East Lansing/East Lansing HS)
**Ben Kuiper, Calvin (senior from Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS)
*Collin Breit, Hope (sophomore from Muskegon/West Michigan Christian HS)
*Brad Haley, Adrian (junior from Pickering, Ontario, Canada/Dunbarton)

All-MIAA Second Team
Dave Sarkipato, Calvin (senior from Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS)
Greg Silverthorn, Alma (senior from Shepherd/Shepherd HS)
Nolan Eli, Trine (junior from Genoa, Ohio/Genoa HS)
Justin Ardelean, Olivet (senior from Owosso/Owosso HS)
Graham Bennett, Trine (junior from Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek HS)
Brandon Skytta, Adrian (sophomore from Ishpeming/Ishpeming HS)

* - denotes number of years All-MIAA First Team

 

On Tuesday, the Scots concluded their 2012 season with a fifth play finish at the Jamboree #8 with a team score of 332. So. Marty Predmesky (Graham, N.C./Graham) was the team's highest performer with a mark of 78, good for a tie for third place.

Calvin, Hope, Adrian and Trine qualified for next spring's 54-hole tournament that will determine the MIAA's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Division III championships by finishing in the top four in the season standings.

MIAA Jamboree at Albion (The Medalist GC)
Team Scores: 1. Adrian 312. 2. Hope 319. 3. Calvin 324. 4. Albion 328. 5. Alma 332. 6. Trine 334. 7. Olivet 335. 8. Kalamazoo 356.

Final Season Standings: 1. Calvin 2446. 2. Hope 2456. 3. Adrian 2473. 4. Trine 2475.  5. Alma 2518. 6. Albion 2531. 7. Olivet 2542. 8. Kalamazoo 2613.

Co-Medalists: Brandon Skytta, Adrian, and Cameron McKee, Adrian, 76.

Top Ten Golfers: T1. Brandon Skytta, Adrian, 76. T1. Cameron McKee, Adrian, 76. T3. Evan Telzerow, Hope, 78. T3. Marty Predmesky, Alma, 78. T3. Nick Julian, Olivet, 78. T6. Connor Doria, Adrian, 79. T6. Jake Hoogstrate, Calvin, 79. T6. Collin Breit, Hope, 79. T6. Pat Wolcott, Trine, 79. T6. Graham Bennett, Trine, 79.