Salukis will see LSU, Kansas State and Iowa for the second straight tournament
The Salukis are representing the Missouri Valley Conference at the event.
Three golfers will make their debut for SIU this weekend
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Erickson moves into second place in career rounds at SIU
Played in five tournaments, averaged 77.8 strokes, and had a career-best 29th place finish at the UT-Martin Grover Page Classic.
Competed in four of the team's 12 tournaments...Had a personal-best 19th-place finish at the UT-Martin Skyhawk Fall Classic (Oct. 6-7), in which he shot a career-low 1-under par 71 in the first round...Earned a spot on the MVC Honor Roll
Played in four tournaments -- two in the fall and two in the spring...Best finish was 29th out of 53 golfers at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate...Shot a season-best round of 75 in the first round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate.
Played in nine rounds over three tournaments...Shot a career-best 73 at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick-Off...Posted a 79.9 scoring average.
2010 Western Junior Amateur participant
2010 St. Louis Public Links Open runner up
2011 Western Junior Amateur participant
2011 St. Louis Public Links Open 3rd place
2012 Jim Jackson Invitational participant
2012 Missouri Amateur Championship qualifier
2015 U.S. Amateur Qualifer, 1st alternate
2015 St. Louis Public Links City Tournament, 2nd overall, shot 65
Westminster Christian Academy High School
Sectional champion his senior year...Three-time All-Conference performer...Two-time All-State selection...Member of the Missouri State 3A golf champions as a sophomore and runners up as a junior...Honor roll member as a junior...Honored with the Ten Pillar student-athlete award, which is based on character...Four-year letterwinner in basketball...Three-year Honor Roll student.
Son of Teri and Nash Haxel...Has one sister, Katie...Born Oct. 7, 1993 in Cape Girardeau, Mo....Majoring in marketing.
Q&A with Ryan
Favorite course: Boone Valley Golf Club
Favorite club: 9 iron
Favorite athlete: Jackson Speith
Favorite sports team: St. Louis Blues
Favorite TV show: Live From the Masters
Favorite sports movie: Happy Gilmore
Favorite book: Seven Days in Utopia
Favorite restaurant: Tucanos Brazillian Grill
Favorite band: Journey
Favorite App: Twitter
Longest drive: Long way
My dream foursome: Tiger Woods, Jordan Speith, Michael Jordan
Best thing I can cook in the kitchen: Popcorn
Pet peeve: Smacking
Something most people don't know about me: Love to wakeboard
Secret talent: I can wakeboard
One thing I've always dreamed about doing: Travel the world
What's in the Bag?
Driver: Titleist 913 9.5
Woods: 3 Wood-Titleist 910 F
Irons: AP2 714
Putter: Titleist Newport
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x