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Emily Bastel
Emily Bastel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Sandusky, Ohio

High School:
Upper Sandusky

Birthdate:
08/06/1980

Experience:
3 letters


One of MSU?s most-decorated golfers ... owns the MSU career scoring average at 76.07 heading into her senior year ... one of three players in Spartan history (Kasey Gant, 1997-2001 and Stacy Snider) to record rounds in the 60s ... one of just three Spartans to have been named to the All-Big Ten Team for three consecutive years.

Summer 2001: Advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Women?s Amateur Championship in Wichita, Kan., before falling to Meredith Duncan, 3-1 ... won Ohio Amateur Championship.

2000-01: Named to the All-Big Ten Team for third consecutive year ... set a MSU single-season record with a 75.24 stroke average ... finished in the top 15 in 11 of the 13 tournaments to lead the Spartans ... played in all 13 events ... won the Indiana Invitational, after carding a 223 ... led the team at the prestigious Liz Murphey Invitational, placing 12th after shooting a three-round total of 77-76-75=228 ... tied for 14th at the NCAA West Regional with a three-round total of 76-71-76=223 ... MSU?s top finisher at the NCAA Championship, placing tied for 13th with a four-day total of 294 ... shot a 70 on the final day ? tied as the sixth-lowest 18-hole score in Spartan history ... Academic All-Big Ten for second straight year ... helped lead MSU to its first Big Ten Championship since 1982, placing tied for 10th with a four-day total of 76-75-79-78=308.

Summer 2000: Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women?s Amateur Public Links Championship in Aberdeen, N.C., before falling to Jenna Daniels, 3-2.

1999-2000: Posted a record-setting year in her sophomore campaign ... became MSU?s first official player to take medalist honors at the Big Ten Championship ... named to the All-Big Ten team for a second straight season ... named the MSU George Alderton Female Athlete of the Year, the first golfer ever to earn the honor ... Academic All-Big Ten ... team?s top player with a then MSU-record 75.76 stroke average ... played in all 13 events ... posted a career-best score of 69 in the second round of the Big Ten Championship, good for a second place tie on the Spartan chart for low round ... named to Golfweek/Sagrin All-Midwest District First Team.

Summer 1999: Won the Ohio State Amateur.

1998-99: Enjoyed a phenomenal rookie season ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, NGCA Midwest District Freshman of the Year and earned a spot on the All-Big Ten Team ... named to Golfweek/Sagrin All-Midwest District Second Team ... led Michigan State with a 77.36 stroke average, the second-best average in school history ... finished in the top 20 in 10 of 12 tournaments, the top 10 eight times and the top five five times ... led Michigan State in six tournaments, including each of the last three and five of the last six ... MSU?s top finisher at Big Tens (sixth with a four-round 310) and the NCAA East Regional (tied for 41st with a three-round 229) ... best finish was second at the Mary Fossum Invitational, one stroke behind medalist Kasey Gant ... earned three third-place finishes ... fired a then career-low of 71 on two occasions ... a very consistent player, she had five tournaments with 54-hole scores between 225 and 230 ... had a team-low six rounds in the 80s, with 27 rounds of 79 or below ... had a hole-in-one Oct. 23 at the Notre Dame Invitational.

High School: A three-time all-state and four-time All-Northwest Ohio selection at Upper Sandusky HS ... a two-time All-Northern Ohio League selection and the two-time Lake Erie Player of the Year ... led the team to the league championship as a senior with a 39.0 stroke average ... the 1996 state junior champion ... advanced to the second round of the 1997 USGA Girls Junior Championship ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Aug. 6, 1980 ... daughter of David and Debbie Bastel ... father is a golf professional, while mother is a golf course manager ... father played collegiate golf at Bowling Green, as did her aunt, Linda Bastel Powers, and her cousin, Nick Myers ... uncle, Buddy Powers, is the hockey coach at Bowling Green ... a marketing major.

BASTEL?S CAREER STATISTICS
Year	  Rounds Strokes Avg.	18	36	54	Best Finish
1998-99	   33	2,553	77.36	71	151	225	2nd - Fossum
1999-2000  39	2,955	75.76	69	153	223	1st - Big Ten
2000-01	   37	2,784	75.24	70	142	217	1st - Indiana
Totals	109	8,292	76.07

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