Kent Monas
Kent Monas
Year: Senior
Hometown: Perry, OH
High School: Perry


Played in all five fall tournaments, finishing second on the team with a 75.1 scoring average... posted one top-10 finish and two top-20's in his five events... fired two rounds of par or better... missed the entire spring season due to personal reasons... was CSU's top finisher at the Cincinnati Invitational (10/12-13) with rounds of 76-74-77 (227)... tied for seventh place at the John Piper Invitational (9/14-15) with a 54 hole total of 217 (77-71-69)... the final round 69 was a season-best and one shot from equaling his career-low.


Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship by placing second at the qualifier in June at Windmill Lakes G.C., earning a spot on the third playoff hole... appeared in all 14 events, contributing a 75.4 scoring average, the second lowest on the team... shot a career-low tying 68 in the opening round of the Desert Shootout... claimed medalist honors at the Wright State Invitational in the only tournament he played as an individual with rounds of 71-68 (139)... claimed an eighth place finish at the Horizon League Championship with rounds of 79-72-72 (223), only two shots shy of the all-tournament team... tied for ninth place at the Bowling Green Invitational with a final round of 70 and again at the Cleveland State Invitational where he carded a 69 in the second round... tied for 19th at the Adidas Indiana Invitational... was team's top performer in three events... tied for 60th at the NCAA Regional tournament.


Was CSU's No. 2 golfer, participating in all 13 events and 35 rounds... finished second on the team with a 74.5 scoring average, the third lowest in school history... was CSU's top finisher, tying for third place at the Kansas Invitational (73-75-70)... notched a fifth place showing one week later at the CSU Invitational (73-69-76)... shot a career-low 68 in the opening round of the IPFW Fall Classic... shot rounds of 76-77 to tie for seventh place at the Butler Spring Invitational... opened the Horizon League Championship with a 69 and placed third to earn a spot on the all-tournament team... sealed the league title with a par on the final hole... shot a 74 in the second round of the NCAA Central Regional.


Earned two letters in golf (2003-06) at Edgewood High playing for coach Paul Blum (2003-04) and two more at Perry High under coach Bob Godfrey (2005-06)...advanced to state championships as a senior and placed 13th out of 72...2005-06 Northeast Ohio Golf Coaches Association Division II first team selection...claimed medalist honors at 2005 Sectional Championship with a 74 at Fowler's Mill...earned conference Player of the Year honors and first team accolades as a junior...conference Player of the Year as a freshman and sophomore...won the 2006 Callaway Golf PGA Junior Series event, the 2006 Kenny Novach Championship, and the 2005 Jim Dawson Match Play Championship.


Born May 5, 1988 in Erie, Pa...son of John and Shelley Monas...three-time recipient of Academic Achievement Award (2004-06)...also received Scholar-Athlete Award three times (2004-06)... pre-engineering major.