Gareth Lappin
Gareth  Lappin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Belfast, Northern Ireland

High School:
Grosvenor Grammar School


05/28/2015

2015 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Announced

One-hundred and eight Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

Named to the Big Ten Men's Golf Player to Watch List for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.

SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Played in all 12 tournaments ... Third on the team with a 74.22 scoring average ... Had five top 20 finishes ... Fourth on the team with 2.2 birdies per round ... Best finish was tied for 12th at the Gopher Invitational with a three-round 220 (72-77-71) ... At the Quail Valley Intercollegiate, tied for 18th with a season-low 214 (69-72-73) ... The first round 69 at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate was his lowest round of the season ... Was 3-1 in Big Ten Match play.

FRESHMAN (2013-14): Played in five of the six spring events, after enrolling at Michigan State over the winter ... Posted a 76.08 scoring average ... Had two top-15 finishes in the four stroke play events ... Third on the team with 2.3 birdies and fourth with 10.5 pars per round ... In his first event as a Spartan, went 3-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship ... Tied for fourth at the Colleton River Collegiate with a season-low 219 (75-72-72) ... Tied for 12th and was the second Spartan at the Big Ten Championship, posting a 300 (76-79-74-71); his final round 71 was a season-low.

PRIOR TO MICHIGAN STATE: Attended Grosvenor Grammar School in Belfast, Ireland ... 2012 Irish boys' amateur champion ... Son of Adrian and Andrea Lappin ... Majoring in marketing.

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 54 Top-5 Top-10 Top-20
2013-14 13 989 76.08 71 219 1 1 2
2014-15 33 2447 74.22 69 214 0 0 5
Totals 46 3436 74.70 69 214 1 1 7