Golf teams add signees
South Dakota State University golf coach Jared Baszler announced three high school standouts have signed a National Letter of Intent and will play for the Jackrabbits starting in the fall. Dillon Schultz of Springfield, Minn., and Tyler Lovato of Westminster, Colo., will play for the men's team, while Lindsey Eisenhuth of Eau Claire, Wis., will play for the women's team.
Schultz was the Minnesota Class A individual champion in 2009 and the runner-up in 2010. Schultz was named to the all-state team twice (2009, 2010), the all-conference team five times (2006-2010) and was conference player of the year four times (2006, 2008-10). A three-time selection to the academic all-conference team and a National Honor Society member, Schultz intends to major in agricultural business.
Lovato was named to the Colorado all-state team in 2009 and was a four-time first-team all-conference selection (2007-2010). In 2009, he finished fourth at the Colorado Junior Golf Association Stroke Play Championship and ninth at the Class 5A Colorado State High School Championship. He has yet to declare a major.
Eisenhuth finished sixth at the 2010 WIAA State Division 2 State Championships, second at the WIAA Sectional Championships and was the runner-up for conference medalist honors. She was a first-team all-conference member four times, team most valuable player four times and a three time Chippewa Golf Association Player of the Year. Also a National Honor Society member, Eisenhuth has not declared a major.
In addition to the signees, Jordan Trohkimoinen, of Newell, and Myranda Dunmire of Palmdale, Calif., have been accepted for admission to SDSU and plan to compete for the Jackrabbit women's squad.
Trohkimoinen finished in the top-10 four times (2007-10) in the South Dakota Class B State Tournament. She was named to both the State B all-tournament team twice (2008-09) and Best of the West golf team twice (2009-10). A member of the National Honor Society, Trohkimoinen intends to major in athletic training.
Dunmire was named to the all-conference team three times (2008-10) and was named first-team all-conference twice (2009-10) for Highland High School. She finished third individually in the Southern California Golden League in 2010, and finished fifth in 2009. Dunmire is class valedictorian and also won a national mathematics award. She intends to major in pharmacy.