Jake Erickson
    Jake Erickson


    Springfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Sacred Heart Griffin



    Chicagoland Saluki Scramble Set for July 25

    Outing starts at 1 p.m. at Deerfield Golf Club in Riverwoods, Ill.


    Erickson earns MVC Golfer of the Week

    Fifth career weekly nod for Erickson, most in school history


    Salukis sweep team and individual titles at Big Blue Intercollegiate

    Erickson becomes first player in school history to win three career tournaments


    Salukis leading Big Blue Intercollegiate after first two rounds

    Cauldwell tied for individual lead heading into final round


    Erickson named MVC Golfer of the Week

    Erickson is first four-time honoree in school history

    2012-13 (Senior): Won the Big Blue Intercollegiate...Posted two top-five finishes...Played in all 34 rounds...Two-time MVC Golfer of the Week...Shot four rounds in the 60s...Second on the team with a 74.9 scoring average...Posted 10 par-or-better rounds...Shot 67 twice...Shot the second-best first-round score in school history at the Big Blue Intercollegiate (67)...Shot the fifth-best third-round score in school history at the Big Blue Intercollegiate (68)...Shot the third-best 54-hole score in school history at the Big Blue Intercollegiate (206), which is the second-best 54-hole score in school history on a par-72 course...Led the team in five tournaments...Posted the 11th-best scoring average in the conference...First-team MVC Scholar-Athlete team selection...Team Captain.

    2011-12 (Junior): First-team All-Conference selection...Won two tournaments, becoming just the second person in school history to win two tournaments in the same year...Three-time MVC Golfer of the Week...Led the team in six tournaments...Led the team in stroke average with a 74.13, which is the seventh-lowest single-season stroke average in school history...Shot four rounds in the 60s, including a 67, which is the seventh-best single-round score in school history...Competed in all 11 tournaments...Team captain...First-team MVC Scholar-Athlete team selection. Summer 2011: Won the Country Youth Classic at Illinois State, shooting a 142 (73-69)...Won the Lake of Egypt tournament, shooting a 134 (68-66) to win by 10 strokes...Won the Southern Illinois Golf Association (SIGA) Championship by five strokes, shooting a 135 (66-69)...Placed 18th of 138 in the Illinois State Amateur, shooting a 292 four-round score (73-71-70-78) at the Glen Oak Country Club in Glen Ellyn, Ill.

    2010-11 (Sophomore): Shot a career-best 223 in his season debut at the Wasiota Winds Fall Kick-Off Classic...Played the most rounds on the season (30), tied with Brandon Cauldwell and David Griffin...Tied for best score on the team at the UTA/Waterchase Invite with a 226...Recorded a career-best finish, tied for sixth, at the SIUE Intercollegiate...Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete first team, holding a 3.64 GPA in Business Finance.

    2009-10 (Freshman): Competed in 10 tournaments as a true freshman...His best finish was 6th place at the State Farm MVC Championships to earn All-Conference honors...Finished 18th at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate...His stroke average in 27 rounds of golf was 77.5, which was fourth-best on the team.

    High School / Sacred Heart Griffin: 
Took first place at the Sangamon County Golf Tournament as a sophomore with a score of 73...Three-time state qualifier...Earned CS8 All-Conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...Team captain his senior year, placed second at conference and regional tournaments, medaled nine times throughout the year...Placed 16th individually at state that year while leading the team to its best finish at state in 30 years (fourth place)...Compiled a 74.8 scoring average...Also lettered in baseball.

 Full name is Jacob Edward Erickson... A business finance major...Has one sister, Jenna...Son of Mark and Julie Erickson...Born Jan. 26, 1991 in St. Louis, Mo.

    Three-Round Score, Par 72: 206 (Big Blue Intercollegiate, April 15-16, 2013)
    Three-Round Score, Par 71: 213 (ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate, April 1-2, 2013)
    Two-Round Score, Par 71: 147 (C&F Bank Intercollegiate; March 22-23, 2010)
    Two-Round Score, Par 72: 151 (ASU Red Wolves Classic; April 11-12, 2011)
    Single-Round Score, Par 72: 67 (3 times, last at Big Blue Intercollegiate, April 1-2, 2013, First Round)