Erik Van Rooyen Collected his Third Top-10 Finish of his Senior Season
2013-14 SENIOR SEASON: Second on the team with a 73.92 stroke average in 12 tournaments recorded three top-10 and six top-20 finishes 27 of his rounds counted toward the team score played six rounds under par.Fall 2013: Played in six tournaments with a stroke average of 74.88 earned Big Ten Golfer of the Week honors after placing second at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate with a 6-under score of 138 in two rounds fired a career-low 66, including a back-nine 29, in the second round. Spring 2014: Played in six tournaments with a 73.05 stroke average tied for third at the Big Ten Championships (+6) after a final round of 70, with all four of his rounds counting toward the team score named to the Big Ten All-Championships Team tied for 67th at the NCAA Raleigh Regional (+14), with two rounds counting finished in the top 20 of five spring tournaments finished fourth at the Del Walker Classic with a career-low 206 (-4) tied his career low with a 66 in the first round Academic All-Big Ten Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
SUMMER 2013: Medalist and champion at the 81st Pine to Palm, one of few golfers to win both the stroke play and match play components.
2012-13 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in seven tournaments on the season for a combined 21 rounds of golf finished the season with a stroke average of 76.33, the fifth-lowest on the team tied a career-low with a second-round 68 at the Snowman Getaway tied for sixth at the Snowman Getaway, his lowest finish of the season finished the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole total of 300 to tie for 17th place, the best finish in three starts at the B1G Championships letterwinner.
2011-12 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in nine of the team's 10 tournaments on the season, one as an individual finished the season with a 76.07 stroke average, fourth lowest on the team recorded three top-20 finishes on the season, including tying for 11th at the Fighting Irish Classic during the fall carded a season-low round of 69 in the second round of the Fighting Irish Classic letterwinner.
2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in nine of the team's 11 tournaments as a redshirt freshman, including six of seven tournaments during the spring season finished the season with a stroke average of 76.77 led the team at the FAU Spring Break Championship with a four-under par round of 212 to finish in fourth place, both career numbers also established a career-low with a final-round card of 68 at the FAU Spring Break Championship team counted 14 of 18 rounds on the season Academic All-Big Ten.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Blue Earth Area High School three-time All-State selection three-time All-South Central Conference selection as well as a two-time conference and three-time section champion National Honor Society member holds school records for lowest state tournament Finish (2nd), best total at the state tournament (148), individual section titles (3), season scoring average (36.4), medalists won in a season (13) and in a career (43)
PERSONAL: Born July 26, 1990 son of Lonnie and Cindy Trasamar plans to major in business brother Ryan played golf for South Dakota State cousin David Homon played basketball for Augustana enjoys watching and playing sports and traveling.