Men's Golf

    IU Men's Golf Signs Three In Early Signing Period

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    Nov. 19, 2012


    The Indiana University Men's Golf team and head coach Mike Mayer announced the signing of three golfers that will join the team for the 2013-14 season. All three signees are from the state of Indiana and have extensive experience on the local, state and national level.

    The three signees are Andrew Havill (Carmel, Ind.), Will Seger (Jasper, Ind.) and Keegan Vea (Evansville, Ind.).

    "These three players will make an immediate impact on our program," Coach Mayer said. "They have a chance to contribute right away, with the ability to continue to lead our program on the national stage. They all have a tremendous amount of national experience and have all enjoyed success both statewide and around the country. They are best of friends while at the same time fierce competitors and I think they will bring the best out of each other. They are also outstanding young men with outstanding attitudes and we are thrilled to have them join our Hoosier family."

    Here is a little more info on each of the signees:

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     6-1 | Carmel, Ind. | Carmel High School

    Plays golf at Carmel High School for head coach Chad Carr ... ranked sixth in the state for the 2013 class according to Junior Golf Scoreboard ... was an all-state selection in 2012 and is a three-time All-Hamilton County honoree ... also earned All-MIC Conference distinction the past two seasons ... named Carmel High School MVP in 2011 and 2012 ... has stroke average of 73.22 at Carmel ... finished fifth individually in the HISAA state finals in 2012 ... helped Carmel place third in the IHSAA state finals in 2010 and sixth in 2012 as a team ... competed in eight American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) events, finishing inside the top 10 twice ... was the medalist at the 2012 Indiana Boys State Junior Championship and a semifinalist in match play ... is the son of Greg and Lauri Havill ... has one sister, Taylor ... intends to major in Business at Indiana.

    Mayer on Havill:
    "Andrew has accomplished a tremendous amount in junior golf but, in my opinion, has not come close to realizing his potential. His up-side is way up there and it will be our job to help him get to the top. He comes from a golf background and a tremendous golfing family. He understands what it is going to take to get to the top and looks forward to working to become the best he can be."

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    LogoKeegan Vea

    Keegan Vea | Evansville, Ind | Memorial High School

    Plays golf at Evansville Memorial for head coach Greg Charnes ... ranked fifth in the state for the 2013 class according to Junior Golf Scoreboard ... played as the number one golfer on the team for three seasons while the team was ranked in the top 10 ... has been named first team all-city each of the last two seasons and first team all-conference the past three years ... also earned all-city academic accolades ... has led Memorial to 10 tournament victories during his career, including two sectional titles ... has been ranked as high as No. 42 in the Polo Rankings for the class of 2013 ... registered two Top 5, one Top 10 and five Top 25 finishes on the AJGA ... played in the U.S. Junior Amateur ... played in the Western Junior Amateur, the Jones Cup Invitational ... placed eighth in the 2010 Optimist International Championship ... has also lettered in basketball ... is the son of Mike and Cappra Vea ... has one brother, Declan, and one sister, Kaeley ... intends to major in Business or Sports Management at Indiana.

    Mayer on Vea:
    "Keegan is as talented an all-around player as I have ever recruited. Yet another Evansville gem with as much potential as anyone who has ever come from that area and there have been more than a few good golfers from that outstanding city. He is a wonderful ball-striker with both a power and finesse game that will enable him to accomplish tremendous things in college."

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    LogoWill Seger

    5-11 | Jasper, Ind. | Jasper High School

    Plays golf at Jasper High School for head coach Steve Milligan ... currently ranked No. 42 in the Class of 2013 and No. 1 in the state of Indiana for the 2013 class ... has been a first team all-state honoree each of the past two seasons ... was named team MVP his first three years ... set the Jasper High School scoring record as a junior (72.2) ... has led the team to a state finals appearance in his first three seasons, including a third place finish in 2012 ... posted five finishes in the Top 5 of AJGA events ... is a four-year starter on the tennis team and was part of the state runner-up doubles team ... is the son of Scott and Becky Seger ... has two sisters, Emma and Hannah ... intends to major in Business at Indiana.

    Mayer on Seger:
    "Will has been on our radar since before his freshman year at Jasper High School. He is an intense and fearless competitor in everything he does. His national ranking is a testament to all the sacrifices he has made to travel all over the country competing in the best national tournaments. He is a perfect fit for our program and defines what a Hoosier is in every sense of the word."

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