Notre Dame looks to become first two-time champion in tournament history
Senior Tom Usher shoots two-under par 140 to claim Medalist honors for Notre Dame.
Images of the Fighting Irish during their run to another BIG EAST title.
AS A SENIOR: Finished the year with a stroke average of 78.00 ... played as an individual entrant in the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Oct. 7-9) ... tied for 64th place overall while posting a 234 (+21) during the event on the Warren Golf Course ... recorded personal low round of the tournament during the first and third rounds of play with a score of 77 (+6).
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 (Sept. 26-27) 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 (April 22) ... 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. ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.
Hjerpe's Career Statistics
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Count||Strokes||Avg.||Top Rd||Top 36||Top 54||Top Finish (Field)- Event|
|2011-12||2||5||0/0||388||77.60||75 (+5)||154 (+14)||233 (+23)||T-24th (Battle of the Warren)|
|2012-13||1||3||0/0||234||78.00||77 (+6)||157 (+15)||234 (+21)||T-64th (Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic)|
|Career||3||8||0/0||622||77.75||75 (+5)||155 (+13)||234 (+21)||T-24th ('12 Battle of the Warren)|