M.J. Daffue led the Cardinals with a tie for 29th in the 156-player field
Cardinals will head into Thursday's round in 29th place
M.J. Daffue and Luke Jerling led Lamar with opening round 74s
Cardinals are making first trip to NCAAs since placing third in 2007
Cardinals are making their first trip to the NCAAs since tying for third in 2007
2010-11: Named Second-Team All-Southland Conference ... One of two Cardinals to play in all 13 events during the 2010-11 season ... Led the team with a 73.30 strokes per round scoring average ... Had three top 10 finishes on the season, including a tie for third in the season opening Gopher Invitational after scores of 72-70-73 (-1) ... Shot a career-best round of 65 in the second round of the General Hackler Championship to tie for fourth in the 92-player field ... The 65 was also the low round for a Cardinal on the season ... Also tied for fourth at the River Landing Intercollegiate at 7-under-par with rounds of 69-70-70 ... Tied for 13th at the Southland Conference Championships with rounds of 73-70-77 ... Tied for 45th at the NCAA Virginia Tech Regional after carding rounds of 80-73-77.
2009-10: Played in all 11 tournaments as a sophomore and finished with a 74.15 scoring average ... Was the Cardinals top finisher at the Southland Conference Championships with a seventh place tie after shooting 72-75-73 ... Tied for second at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic with scores of 70-73-71 ... Fired a season-low 68 in the second round of the Gifford Collegiate to help him tie for 18th ... Was Lamar's top finisher in three events.
2008-09: Played in 10 tournaments for the Cardinals, posting a 75.59 scoring average ... Helped Lamar capture fourth straight Southland Conference Championship with a fifth place tie after rounds of 72-70-73 ... Tied for 41st at NCAA Regional in Austin after shooting 76-76-75 ... Shot a season-low round of 69 at Aggie Invitational to help him finish tied for 11th ... Represented his native Belgium at the World Amateur Team Championships in Sydney, Australia ... Competed with fellow Lamar teammates Xavier Feyaerts and Hugues Joannes to finish 16th in the team standings ... Tied for 30th (out of 192) with a 75-76-70-73--294 total.
PREP: Has played on the U-18 Belgian National Team since 2005 and the National Amateur Team since 2007.
PERSONAL: Kevin Andre Hesbois was born 11/30/90 in Mechelen, Belgium ... Son of Patrick Hesbois and Doreth Van Baelen ... Hobbies include listening to music, watching movies and playing tennis ... Major is general studies.