Senior Byron Firestone finished t-46th (74-77-81-232, +16) to pace the Bobcats at the event.
2012-13: Saw action in three tournaments on the year...Posted a 78.22 scoring average...Top finish (t-26th) came at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invite (Oct. 15-16) where he posted a three-round score of 226 (+16)...Finished 53rd at the Rutherford Intercollegiate (Apr. 20-21) after tallying a 22-over par 235.
Prior to Ohio: Won two championships during the 2011 season, earning first place at the Atlas Valley Junior Club Championship and winning top honors at the MHSAA Districts ... Finished in the top ten on five separate occasions during the 2011 season ... Named the Grand Blanc Varsity Golf MVP during the 2011 season ... Earned KLAA All-Conference Golf and Academic awards in addition to being named an All-State Honorable Mention ... Golfed at Grand Blanc High School in Grand Blanc, Mich.
Personal: A native of Grand Blanc, Mich.
"Michael is a very good player and a great student," said Head Coach Bob Cooley. "I really think he has the chance to be an impact player for us. He's just a good kid and really is the type of person we want here at Ohio University."