MUNCIE — Triton grad T.J. Carpenter was selected for the Earl Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award for the Ball State Golf team for the 2011-2012 season, the college announced Friday.
Carpenter, the lone senior on the team that saw significant competitive playing time, managed a career-best finish with a tie for first at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational. He tallied a career-low 67 at the event and posted a career low 54-hole score of 209 at the Falcon Invitational. Carpenter managed three top-20 finishes in the fall and tied for 33rd at the MAC Championships. He managed a 3.267 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State’s 4.0 scale as a risk management and insurance major.