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Hugues Joannes
Hugues Joannes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brussels, Belgium

High School:
College Cardinal Mercier

Last College:
Abilene Christian

Height:
5-11

Experience:
2L

FALL 2008: Competed in all four fall tournaments, compiling a 72.58 stroke average over 12 rounds ... All 12 rounds were used towards the daily team score ... Tied for third at the UNC-Greensboro/Mid Pines Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 8-under par 70-69-69--208 in his first collegiate tournament ... Tied for medalist honors at the Baylor Invitational with a 54-hole score of 5-under 73-68-70--211 ... Placed fourth at the Del Walker Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 5-under 73-66-69--208, which incuded a fall low-round of 5-under 66 ...

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): Second-Team All- Southland Conference ... Played in all 12 events, finishing third on the team with a 74.63 stroke avg. ... Recorded three top-10 finishes and an additional two top 20s ... Opened his Lamar career with a 69-74- 74--217 and a tie for fourth at The Gopher Invitational ... Turned in a team-low 216 (72-73-71) to tie for 11th at Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic ... Compiled a 2-1 record at the Callaway Golf Collegiate Match Play Championship ... His best 54- hole score of the year came at the end of the fall when he tied for fourth at the Corde Valle Collegiate with a 71-73-68--212 total ... Concluded the fall season with a 73.80 stroke avg., which ranked second on the team ... Played in all seven spring tournaments and garnered a 75.25 stroke avg. ... Turned in his two best performances at the Border Olympics (73-75- 75--223, t-27th) and the SLC Championship (72-76-69--217, t-3rd) ... Also had a 70-76--146 total at the rainshortened Administaff ASU Invitational ... In his first Division I regional, he shot 74-82-78--234 on the OSU Scarlet Course ... 30 of his 35 rounds were used towards the team score for 85.7 pct.

2006-07 (ABILENE CHRISTIAN): Was named GCAA First Team All- America as he helped lead Abilene Christian to a tie for eighth at the 2007 NCAA Division II Championship ... Finished in the top-15 in all nine stroke play events ... Highest finish and lowest 54-hole score came at the Grand Canyon Fall Invitational when he tied for second with a 67-70-69--206 total (10-under) ... He finished tied for 14th at the NCAA Championship with a 79-71-74-73--297 total ... Was second at the NCAA South Central Regional with a 6-under-par 73-71-66--210 ... Also named Lone Star Conference Freshman of the Year.

AMATEUR/HIGH SCHOOL: Has been a member of the Belgian National Team since 2001 ... Participated in the World Amateur Team Championships in 2006 and 2008 ... Tied for 51st with a 75-70-68-77--290 score in 2006 and tied for 69th with a 75-77-73-76--301 total in 2008 ... Won the Belgian National Junior Championship and was fifth at the English boys national championship as a 15-year-old ... A year later won the Interclub of Belgium and the Masters of Belgium ... Won the Belgium Player of the Year award at the Under 14 and Under 16 age groups.

PERSONAL: Hugues A. Joannes was born on Sept. 30, 1988, in Gabie, France ... Son of Hugues and Claire Joannes ... Major is Business Management.

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