Images of the Fighting Irish during their run to another BIG EAST title.
FALL 2012: Made one tournament appearance during the fall slate ... tied for 64th place at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic, firing a 21-over-par 234 (77-80-77) ... finished the fall season with a 78.00 stroke average through three rounds.
AS A JUNIOR: Walked on to the men's golf team, competing with the team for the first time during his Irish career ... played in two tournaments on the year, both coming as an individual entrant ... finished the year with a stroke average of 77.60 ... got first taste of collegiate golf at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic during the fall season ... finished tied for 64th overall in the field after posting a 233 (+23) ... recorded low round of the tournament during the first round of play, carding a 75 (+5) ... returned to the Warren Golf Course during the spring season, finishing tied for 24th at the 36-hole Battle at the Warren ... posted a score of 155 (+13) at the one-day event.
PREP & PERSONAL: Competed in both basketball and golf while attending Barrington High School in Barrington, R.I. ... earned two varsity letters during his sophomore and junior seasons of basketball while playing forward ... lettered each of four years in golf under the direction of Jeff Dantas ... helped team to undefeated season during sophomore through senior seasons ... helped squad win conference championship during freshman through senior years, including capturing the state championship sophomore through senior years ... named all-conference and all-state sophomore through senior years and selected team captain during senior campaign ... individually, won the 2009 Rhode Island High School State Championship ... finished second in the '08 FCWT Notre Dame Classic ... best finish in an AJGA event was third at the '08 Bay Club Classic in Mattapoisset, Mass.... nominated for the Rhode Island Cox Sports High School Athlete of the Year in '08 and '09 ... two-time member of Team New England ('08, '09) ... finished '11 summer with a 73.00 stroke average in 14 rounds of Rhode Island Golf Association (RIGA) events ... member of the National Honor Society ... son of Ed and Macrina Hjerpe ... father ('82), mother ('82) and sister, Christie ('10), all graduated from Notre Dame ... born in Medway, Mass. ... currently enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.