Evan Beirne
Evan  Beirne

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Milford, Conn.

High School:
Hamden Hall Country Day

Last College:
SMU

08/05/2013

Red Storm Alumnus Pat Wilson Crowned Met Amateur Champion

St. John's golfers have claimed three of the last four Met Amateur titles.

2010-11: Played in 10 tournaments for the Red Storm ... recorded four top-5 finishes with one win ... claimed individual title at 2010 Mission Inn Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-24) with a 71-71-68--210 (-6) ... tied for second at the Hartford Hawk Invitational (Sept. 27-28), helping the Red Storm to the team victory with a 73-70--143 (-1) ... also tied for second at the MacDonald Cup (Oct. 2-3) with a 68-70--138 (-2) ... tied for fifth at the Big Five Championship with a 71-71--142 (+2) ... posted second lowest scoring average of career (74.57) ... named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

2009-10: Named to the All-BIG EAST Men's Golf Team ... competed in all 11 of St. John's tournaments and ranked second on the team with a 75.14 scoring average ... opened the season with best par score of the year and best single round of the year in The McLaughlin (Sept. 18-19), shooting 69-66-75--210 (E) and tying for sixth in ... took sixth place in the Philadelphia Big 5 Invitational, carding a 72-74--146 (+4) ... shot 72-74-73--219 (+6) to tie for 14th in the Treasure Coast Classic (March 1-3) ... tied for 20th in the Palmas Del Mar Intercollegiate (March 8-10) with a 76-78-71--225 (+9) ... carded a 76-77--153 (+9) in the Grub Mart-Young Oil Intercollegiate (Oct. 19-20), tying for 14th... tied for 22nd in the Princeton Invitational (April 10-11), shooting 75-75-73--223 (+10) ... tied for first place after 54 holes of regulation in the BIG EAST Championship (April 18-20) with a 73-71-71--215 (+2) and took a tie for second after a playoff.

2008-09: Competed in seven tournaments in second year at St. John's ... was second on the team with 77.23 scoring average ... shot season-low 71 in the second round of The McLaughlin ... tied for 37th at the McLaughlin with a season-best, 3-over 223 ... posted best finish of season at NCAA East Regional Preview, tying for 17th with an 18-over 231.

2007-08: Played in every tournament for the Red Storm ... his 74.06 scoring average placed third on the team ... carded a season low 68 in his second event with St. John's ... placed fifth overall at the Hoya Invitational with an even 213 ... took the title at the Princeton Invitational shooting a 2-under 211 ... recorded 10 rounds at par or better ... finished tied for 13th at the BIG EAST Championship, carding a 5-over 221 ... tallied three top-10 and seven top-20 finishes on the season.

Before St. John's: Transfer student from Southern Methodist University ... tied for third at the 2007 New England Amateur with a 5-under 139 ... male athlete of the year, Hamden Hall Country Day in 2006 ... New Haven Register All-Area MVP (Golf) in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... team captain for all four years at Hamden Hall.

Personal: Born in Milford, Conn. ... parents John and Lori Beirne ... has an older brother, John-Oliver ... majoring in sport management.

Beirne Up Close:
Favorite golf course: Racebrook C.C., in Orange, Conn.
Most reliable golf club: My driver.
Favorite golfer: Tiger Woods.
What does it mean to you to play for St. John's? Respect and pride.
Age when you first started playing golf: Four years old.

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