Broce Inducted into Ball State Athletics Hall of Fame
Dec. 15, 2009
MUNCIE, Ind. - IU Men's Golf assistant coach Jamie Broce will be formally inducted into the Ball State Athletics Hall of Fame on the weekend of Feb. 5-6, 2010. Broce played on the Cardinal golf team from 1994-1998.
Broce capped off his Ball State career by being named the 1998 Ben Hogan Award winner, which went to the nation's top men's golf scholar-athlete. Broce managed a 3.71 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale as a finance major plus was named the MAC's 1999 Golfer of the Year. A two-time All-MAC First-Team selection, Broce competed in the NCAA Championships as a senior. Broce placed third at the NCAA Central Regional as a senior to advance to the national championships. He set the Ball State career record for low average, which still stands, with a 73.57.
The induction dinner will be Friday, Feb. 5, while the five inductees will also be introduced at the Ball State men's and women's basketball doubleheader Saturday, Feb. 6.
Following his collegiate career, Broce garnered three top-four finishes while playing on the Nationwide Tour from 2005-07. He also has professional golf experience on the NGA Hooters Tour (2002-04, present). In 2000, Broce qualified and played in the PGA Greater Milwaukee Open.
The Hoosiers begin their spring schedule on Feb. 12 as they look to defend their title at the Big Ten Match Play Championship. Indiana won the inaugural event last season.
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