Men's Golf

Michael Shine  
Michael  Shine

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
River Vale, N.J.

High School:
Pascack Valley

Last College:
Mount St. Mary's

Height:
5-7


SPRING 2015:
  • Team best finish T-12 out of 81 golfers in Lafayette Invite (4/6)
  • Finished T-8th out of 45 golfers with personal best 72pts in round 1 of MAAC Tournament (4/26)
FALL 2014:
  • Finished Cornell Invitational team best T-5th (9/7)
  • Finished UCONN Invite T-25th out of 89 golfers (10/14)
SPRING 2014:
  • Saw action in all six spring tournaments
  • Led team in Lonnie Barton Invitational (3/11) (T-12th)
  • Finished tied for second in the Navy Spring Invitational (4/19)
  • Finished second on the team in the MAAC Championships (4/27) and T-15th overall
FALL 2013:
  • Top Saints finisher at Cornell Invitational (9/22), finished T8 with rounds of 72,74,77
  • Top finisher for Saints at The Connecticut Cup (10/15) finished T25 with scores of 77,77,75
  • Top-10 finish at Lehigh Invitational (10/28) finished T6 in the 36-hole Tournament, scoring 80,74
  • Finished T33 in the 54-hole Colgate Invitational with final score of 233

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Transferred from Mount St. Mary's Univeristy
  • Attended Pascack Valley High School
  • Three sport athlete (golf, bowling, cross country)
  • He was a member of the golf team for four years, while serving as captain for two years
  • During his senior year, he helped his team to a league championship
  • They also were state sectional runner-ups, and advanced to the State Tournament of Champions
  • Individually, he was named to the All-League team all four years, was All-County his freshman year and All-State his senior season

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Tim and Janet Shine
  • Has one brother, Tim
  • Planned Business Major at Siena
  • Chose Siena because of its location and the opportunity to play Division-1 athletics

GETTING TO KNOW MICHAEL SHINE:
Nickname: Shiner, Sunshine
Major: Undeclared Business
Twitter handle: @MShinerUNO4
What I like most about my sport: There is no one to blame but yourself
Another Siena sport I follow: Basketball, Water Polo
My goal for the upcoming season: Win MAAC's
My biggest fear is: Failure
What is one thing you can't live without: Sugar
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
My biggest fan: My Parents
My before game/meet routine: Get loose and get prepared
Best advice I have ever received: Believe in yourself
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Slamball
My dream job: PGA Tour Golfer

My Favorite...
Reality TV show: Pawn Stars
Vacation spot: Outer Banks in North Carolina
Twitter account: @jasondufner
Color: Green
Type of ice cream: Cotton Candy
Phone app: Snapchat
Animal: Dog
Movie: Space Jam
Song: "Mambo #5" by Lou Bega
Pro team: New York Yankees
Actor/Actress: Mark Wahlberg/Jennifer Lawrence

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