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Mitch Rutledge
Mitch Rutledge

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Whitfield School


04/21/2013

Men's Golf Close Boilermaker Invitational on a High Note

Spartans post second lowest round of the day; Moseley cards low round individually.

04/20/2013

Men's Golf 13th at Boilermaker Invitational

Freshman Mitch Rutledge in a tie for 23rd to lead Spartans.

04/18/2013

Men's Golf Prepares for Boilermaker Invitational

It marks the final tournament before the Big Ten Championship on April 26-28.

04/14/2013

Men's Golf Places 10th at Hawkeye Invitational

Senior Dan Ellis had his best finish of the season, tying for 11th.

04/13/2013

Men's Golf Seventh After 36 Holes at Hawkeye Invitational

Senior Dan Ellis is fifth individually at 1-under par 143.

Currently 14th on the Michigan State career scoring list (75.16) ... Has eight top-20 and three top-10 finishes in his first two seasons ... Owns the sixth lowest 18-hole (66) and 20th lowest 54-hole (210) scores in program history ... Tied for seventh at the 2014 Big Ten Championship.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): One of two Spartans to compete in all 12 events ... Led the team in scoring average (74.62), birdies (80), pars (376), top-10 finishes (3) and top-20 finishes (5) ... Was the top Spartan in five of the 11 stroke play events ... Had his best finish of the season at the Wolverine Intercollegiate, tying for third with a 210 (70-66-74); his 210 total and second round 66 were both career lows ... His 66 ties for the sixth-lowest 18-hole score in MSU history, while his 210 is tied for the 20th-best 54-hole total ... Tied for 12th at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, shooting a 215 (73-74-68) ... Was the top Spartan at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate (tied for 23rd at 219) and the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (tied for 47th at 233) ... Went 2-1 in the No. 1 spot at the Big Ten Match Play Championship ... Tied for sixth at the Colleton River Collegiate, carding a 220 (74-73-73) ... Led the team and tied for 16th at the Hawkeye Invitational with a score of 221 (75-71-75) ... Ended the season with a top-10 placement at the Big Ten Championship, leading the Spartans with a tie for seventh with a 299 (76-72-75-76).

FRESHMAN (2012-13):Played in all 12 events in his initial campaign ... Finished third on the team with a 75.7 scoring average ... Posted three top-20 finishes ... Placed 18th in his first collegiate event, shooting a 227 (75-79-73) at the Northern Intercollegiate ... Led the Spartans at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a season-low 219 (72-72-75) to tie for 17th ... Shot a season-low 68 in the second round of the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, en route to a 220 (75-68-77) and a tie for 21st ... Went 1-3 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship as MSU placed second ... Had his best finish of the season at the Colleton River Collegiate, tying for 16th ... Tied for the team lead at the Boilermaker Invitational, tying for 21st with a 222 (71-77-74) ... Was the third-best Spartan at the Big Ten Championship, finishing 42nd with a 308 (78-79-73-78).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Whitfield School ... Four-time all-state ... Led Whitfield to the Class B state championship as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Won the Class B state individual title as a junior and senior ... Finished second as a freshman and fifth as a sophomore at the Class B championship ... 2012 Metro Player of the Year ... Three-time All-Metro selection ... Senior year captain ... Whitfield School's Athlete of the Year as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 5, 1993 ... Son of Robert and Beverly Rutledge ... His father played baseball at Purdue ... Majoring in finance ... As a junior and senior named a St. Louis Post Dispatch Straight A Student.

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 36 Low 54 Top-5 Top-10 Top-20
2012-13 33 2499 75.73 68 143 219 0 0 3
2013-14 34 2537 74.62 66 136 210 1 3 5
Totals 67 5036 75.16 66 136 210 1 3 8

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