MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013-14): Played in eight tournaments ... Second on the team with a 75.29 scoring average and tied for second with two top-10 placements ... Tied for the team lead with four sub-par rounds ... Tied for third on the team with 2.3 birdies per round ... Tied for ninth at the Wolverine Intercollegiate with a 214 (75-70-69) ... Was the top Spartan at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, tying for fifth with a season-low 211 (73-70-68); his third round 68 was a season low.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Brother Rice High School for head coach Dan Bumpus ... A three-time all-state selection by both the MHSSA and the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association (MIGCA), including first-team honors as a junior and senior ... Also a three-time All-Oakland County Team selection ... Has three top-4 finishes at the Division I state championship, finishing second as a sophomore, and fourth as a junior and senior ... Medalist finisher at the state regional tournament his final three seasons ... As a senior, posted a 73.8 scoring average, while having four medalist finishes and eight top-10s ... On the summer circuit, has nine wins during his high school years, including winning an Adams Tour event at Forest Akers in 2011.
PERSONAL: Born on May 11, 1994 ... Son of Jim and Joni Friel ... Majoring in finance ... Has four career holes-in-one.
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