Men's Golf

Bryan Bigley  
Bryan Bigley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rotterdam, N.Y.

High School:
Schalmont

Height:
6-4


GENERAL: A dominant force in the MAAC and the northeast as a whole...Represents the very essence of a student-athlete as proven by his two MAAC All-Academic Team selections and his being named a Golf Coaches Association of America All-American Scholar during the summer of 2006...Became the second player in school history to have been bestowed with the prestigious award, alongside brother Robby...Led Siena to their first-ever NCAA Regional appearance in Cleveland, Ohio last season.

FALL 2006: Had the best semester of his career performance wise, as proven by his career low 72.5 scoring average in all four invitationals in which he competed...Aforementioned scoring average was also a team best...Shattered both a school and personal record at the Saint Bonaventure Invitational with a single low-round six-under-par 64, where he eventually finished first overall 64-70-134...Captured individual crown at the Don Mershon Lehigh Invitational 72-72-144, finishing at an even par...Finished first amongst all other Saints in all but one invitational.

SPRING 2006: GCAA All-American Scholar...MAAC All-Academic Team selection...PING Mid-Atlantic All-Region Squad selection...Featured in all five scheduled invitationals on behalf of the Saints...Recorded a 75.1 scoring average by semester's end, leading the Saints with a combined seasonal scoring average of 74.2...Placed first on the team individually five times...Opened the spring semester with a third place showing at the Bethune-Cookman Invitational 75-76-151...Finished the 2006 JetBlue MAAC Championships in second place overall and first on team 75-73-71-219...Ended the NCAA Championships Regional first on behalf of the Saints and 56th overall 74-74-76-224.

FALL 2005: Participated in three invitationals...Tied his previous semester's scoring average with a 75.1...Finished first on the team and second overall at the Navy Invitational 69-74-143.

SPRING 2005: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Showcased in all five regular season invitationals, including the 2005 JetBlue MAAC Championships...Bested his scoring average recorded in the 2006 spring semester with a 74.7...Placed first overall at the Lafayette Invitational 72-70-142...Capped a successful 2005 campaign with a blue-ribbon showing at the MAAC Championships, where he earned the Charles "Scott" McLeod Award (given to the player who finished first individually) 66-72-73-211.

FALL 2004: Featured in all four invitationals, finishing the semester with a 77.1 scoring average...Shot a team-low 227 (76-77-74) at the Cornell Invitational, where he placed 28th overall...Finished second on the team in a pair of events, including the Don Mershon Lehigh Invitational 76-77-153 and Hofstra Invitationals 76-75-151, where he placed 10th overall and 11th overall, respectively.

SPRING 2004: Participated in three of the five slated events ending the semester with the second best scoring average of his career with a 74.6...Finished first on team in three events, including the Ft. Lauderdale Classic with a combined score of 144, the Methodist Sports Care Intercollegiate Classic with a single-round 78 and the Hofstra Invitational 72-76-148...Finished the 2004 JetBlue MAAC Championships tied for eighth overall and third on the Saint's roster 79-75-73-227.

FALL 2003: Recorded three top-10 finishes in his first semester as a Saint, including the St. Bonaventure Invitational (tied for eighth overall), the Cornell Invitational 76-75-151 and the Don Mershon Lehigh Invitational 79-72-151...Finished the Binghamton Invitational second on the team and in 13th place overall 74-78-152.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered six years of varsity golf and four years of varsity basketball at Schalmont...New York State Championship qualifier in three of the four years throughout this high school tenure...Member of Schalmont's record-setting Section II team in 2001Participated in the 2001 United States Junior Amateur...Secured a third place finish at the McGregor Invitational alongside father Robert in 2001 and 2003...Qualified for sectional round of the United States Open in 2003...Finished third at the Schenectady County Amateurs in 2003...Finished in fourth place at the Annual Gazette Men's County Amateur Golf Championship at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course that same year.

PERSONAL: Born December 6, 1984...The son of Robert and Deborah Bigley...An english major...Has an older brother Robby, who was a former standout on the Siena golf team...Two-time Albany Times Union Siena College Male Student-Athlete of the Year selection in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006...United States Open Sectional Qualifier during the summer of 2006.

WRONOWSKI ON BIGLEY: "Bryan is an unquestionable leader who is a rare student-athlete that sits at the top both academically and athletically. Statistically, he is the best golfer Siena College has ever had. There's no question that both him and his brother Robby put the Siena golf program on the map in the Northeast."

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