Crusaders Men's Golf BIO
Joe Egan
Player Profile:
Joe Egan 2318840
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill.
High School: Northridge Prep

2015-2016 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in nine events for 22 rounds of play
  • Averaged a team-best 77.6 strokes for the season
  • Shot a season-best 72 in the third round of the Bash at the Beach
  • Posted a 75 in the second round of the NEIGA Championship
  • Shot a 75 in the second round of the Patriot League Championship
  • Led the Crusaders in the NEIGA Championship (158, +14), Bash at the Beach (226, +13) and the Newport Classic (74, +2)
  • Also tied for the team lead at the Patriot League Championship (232, +19)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

High School:

  • Played four years of varsity golf at Northridge Preparatory School in Niles, Ill. under head coaches Patrick Hunt, John Powell and Alan Jankowski
  • Captained team during sophomore, junior and senior seasons
  • Named the Independent School League Player of the Year as a junior
  • Earned All-Conference honors all four years … led team to best regular season record in school history (13-2)
  • Won the Maroon & Gold Leadership Award during senior season
  • Recorded averages of 37.9 strokes (9-holes) and 75.7 strokes (18-holes) per round over career
  • Registered career-low rounds of 31 (9-holes) and 69 (18 holes)
  • Received the Illinois Junior Golf Association Kellman Memorial Scholarshi
  • Also played one season of varsity baseball under head coach Patrick Hunt at Northridge
  • Voted Student Council President
  • Won Leroy Wauck Service Award as a senior
  • Named to Honor Roll all four years and Dean’s List as a freshman and sophomore

Personal:

  • Son of Joseph and Mary Lou Egan
  • Has two sisters (Catherine and Anne)
  • Father played football at DePauw
  • Sister (Catherine) is on the rowing team at Villanova (Class of 2019)
  • Majoring in Psychology