Pirates, past and present, have been busy on the links
Junior Ryan Eibner earns a 10th-place individual finish
Junior Eric Brady is the Pirates' top scorer at 1-over-par
ECU sits 20 strokes behind round one leader SMU
Juniors Eric Brady and Ryan Eibner finished tied for 23rd
As a Junior (2012-13): Played in all 11 tournaments, recording three top 10 finishes ... Compiled the second-lowest scoring average on the team (74.50) ... Shot par or better in 10 of 32 rounds ... Lowest round of the season was a 3-under 69 during the first round of the Rod Myers Invitational ... Recorded two additional rounds of 2-under 70 ... Best finish of the year was a tie for sixth at the Tiger Invitational at 6-over 222 ... Also recorded top 10 finishes at Wolfpack Intercollegiate (9th) and Conference USA Championships (10th) ... Posted the team's lowest score at the Tiger Invitational and Conference USA Championships.
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Participated in all 13 tournaments ... Had the third-lowest scoring average (73.6) on the team ... Recorded four top-10 finishes ... Posted 10 sub-par rounds ... Registered 10 eagles during the season, third-most in NCAA Division I ... Top finish of the year was second-place at the General Hackler Championships ... Posted the team's lowest score (-3) of the NCAA Southeast Regional in Athens, Ga. ... Tied for fourth-place overall at the regional as an individual ... Fired a 3-under 213 at the River Landing Intercollegiate ... Named Conference USA Golfer-of-the-Week (March 13) following his performance at the General Hackler Championships.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2010-11): Competed in six events, including the NCAA Virginia Tech Regional ... Averaged 74.5 strokes per round ... Recorded two top-20 finishes ... Shot par or better in 33 percent of his rounds ... Fired 3-under 213 to finish tied for ninth at the Outer Banks Intercollegiate ... Placed 13th at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate ... Low round of the season was 67 during the first round of the Outer Banks Intercollegiate.
As a Freshman (2009-10): Did not participate in any tournaments.
High School: Graduated from The Woodlands High School in The Woodlands, Texas ... Three-year letterwinner ... Participated in the district championships three times ... Recorded three top-five and six top-10 finishes as a senior ... Earned medalist honors at the Regional Preview ... Improved his scoring average from the end of his junior season to his senior season by two strokes to 76 ... Coached by Steven Cribari.
Personal: Full name is Ryan James Eibner ... Born December 10, 1990 ... Parents are Dan and Karole Eibner ... Has two brothers, Drew and Brett, who were both student-athletes at the University of Arkansas ... Drew played golf and Brett was a member of the baseball team and currently plays in the Kansas City Royals' minor league system ... Academic major is criminal justice.