GSC Head Men’s Golf coach Greg Smith and assistant coach Joe Evans knew that they need to recruit hard this offseason and that is just what they did. “Recruiting this year was all about building depth,” stated Coach Smith. “We look to be more competitive but are still going to be very young, we will have only one upperclassman, and eight, maybe more underclassman depending on more signings,” Smith said.
“We are bringing in at least 5 new faces, all are solid players, we not only wanted to bring in great players but also outstanding individuals, because we feel they all will be great representatives of not only the golf team, but GSC as well,” said coach Smith.
As for the new players Matt Metz is from Ritchie County High School, is a very bright kid and one of the top recruits. “We are very excited about Matt attending GSC and are expecting big things from him,” stated coach Evans.
Derek Myers is another Ritchie County standout, he graduated in 2009. He attended WVUP for a year and is going to attend GSC next year. “Derek had a very successful high school career and look for him to make a large impact,” said coach Evans.
Trenton Deal is from Nicholas County High School, very hardworking and dedicated. “Trenton is spoken very highly of by his peers and have heard nothing but good things,” coach Evans stated.
Broc Benner is from Crestwood High School in Matua, OH and is a Land Surveying major. Has a long history of golf success in his family is another hard working kid. “Broc also has a great attitude and I am looking forward to coaching him in the future,” stated coach Evans.
Last but not least is Cody James of Gilmer County High School. A local kid that everyone has wanted to know what his future plans are. “The people of the Glenville community speak very highly of Cody, we are always looking for local talent on our team,” said coach Evans.
Coach Smith is still waiting to hear from a couple other recruits. The future of GSC men’s golf is looking very bright.