Blake Driskell
    Blake Driskell

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cape Girardeau, Mo.

    High School:
    Cape Central High School

    Birthdate:
    11/17/1987


    Updated October 2, 2009

    2008-09 / Junior
    -Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team
    Competed in nine tournaments for SIU, finishing twice in the top 15...Opened the season with his third-lowest 54-hole score of 218 for a career-best tie for sixth place at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick Off...Compiled 21 rounds in the 70s...The team SAAC representative currently ranks 7th all-time among Saluki golfers with a stroke average of 75.58

    2007-08 / Sophomore
    -Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team
    Posted the team's second-best season stroke average at 74.9 while participating in all 12 tournaments...His stroke average also ranked tied for 11th all-time in SIU men's golf history...Compiled 32 rounds in the 70's and fired an 18-hole season-low 70 three times...Finished a career-best tied for seventh with a 36-hole total of 153 at the Fighting Illini Spring Invite (April 12-13)...Recorded five top-15 finishes and three top-10's...Began the fall with a 54-hole career-low 3-under-par 213 at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick Off (Sept. 3-4)...Carded a 54-hole 216 at the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate (Oct. 7-8) to tie for 14th...Placed a career-best tied for 9th at the MVC Championship (April 21-22) with a 6-over 219...Led the team in three out of 12 tournaments

    2006-07 / Freshman
    Competed in all 12 tournaments for the Salukis...Compiled a 75.5 stroke average in 35 rounds played...Posted a tie for 11th with a 36-hole score of 153 at the Pizza Hut/BellSouth Classic (2/26)...Had a 54-hole season-best 216 at the Buffalo Rock/Southern Showdown (10/31)...Recorded an 18-hole season-best 3-under-par 69 at the ASU Indian Classic (4/10)...Posted a score under par in three events...Led the Salukis at the Murray State Invitational (10/3) with a 4-over-par 217 and finished 15th out of 81 competitors

    High School / Cape Central
    Is the first golfer in school history to qualify for the state tournament all four years... Three-time all-conference selection...Captain of the team as a senior, the first time in 42 years that Cape Central golf team went undefeated (14-0)...Team amassed a 49-5-2 record during his four years...finished seventh individually at state his senior year...Set the school record for low round with a 31 twice for nine holes as a senior...Won the individual district championship as a junior and a senior...Won the qualifier at the 2005 AJGA True Temper/David Gossett Junior Championship...Also competed in the AJGA's Midwest Junior Players Championship and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Junior

    Personal
    Full name is Blake Daniel Driskell... Is majoring in civil engineering... Is the son of Dan and Gerry Driskell... Has one brother, Jeremy... Born on November 17, 1987 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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