Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
For the week of April 22, 2013.
For the week of April 15, 2013.
USU finished in 22nd-place in the 24-team field with a 54-over 614 (322-292).
Honors: Academic All-Mountain West (2014); Academic All-WAC (2013).
2013-14 (So.): Finished the season with a stroke average of 77.24 over 17 rounds...Season-best 54-hole score was an 8-over 221 (75-69-77) at the Mountain West Championships, where he also posted his top finish of the year, tying for 27th, and recorded his best round of the year with a 2-under 69... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.
2012-13 (Fr.): Finished the season with a stroke average of 75.46 over 28 rounds... Season-best 54-hole score was a 1-over 214 (74-69-71) at the Boise State hosted Dash Thomas Memorial... Best tournament finish was also at the Dash Thomas Memorial where he tied for 15th... Overall, carded two under par rounds during the year, including a season-best round of 69 at the Dash Thomas Memorial, and posted five top-25 finishes during the year... Finished the season tied for 23rd at the WAC Championships at 14-over 230 (73-79-78)... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Whitefish (Mont.) High School... Earned all-state honors four times during his prep career... Won medalist honors three times during his senior season... Helped his team win four-straight divisional championships and two state championships during his freshman and sophomore seasons... Won the individual state championship as a sophomore in 2009... Qualified for Calloway Jr. World Championships in 2009 and 2010, America's Cup Championships in 2010 and 2011 and the Trusted Choice Big I National Championships in 2011... Posted four wins on the GolfWeek Junior Tour in 2010 and 2011... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Ron and Dawn Platke... Majoring in landscape architecture.