November 5, 2010

GETTING TO KNOW: JUNIOR CHASE SARGENT

RICHMOND, Va. -The VCU golf team recently wrapped up its fall season after playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation.

Junior Chase Sargent is a big key to the Rams' success this year and before he headed into the Reynolds Center for the winter, Sargent sat down with VCU Athletic Communications Student Assistant Scott Wyantt to let us know more about him.

SW: Why did you decide to come to VCU?
CS: Good opportunity to play golf at a high level and to go somewhere new.

SW: What are the best things to do in Orlando, Florida?
CS: Being on the lake or beach, and of course playing golf year around.

SW: How did you spend your summer?
CS: Playing tournaments and hanging out with family and friends back home.

SW: When did you pick up a golf club for the first time?
CS: My dad probably put it in my hand the day I was born. Golf is big in my family.

SW: What is the greatest accomplishment of your VCU career so far?
CS: Reaching Regionals last year.

SW: What are your goals for this season?
CS: Improve in every aspect of my game, and getting back to the NCAAs.

SW: How do you want to be remembered at VCU once your career comes to a close?
CS: Hopefully I am remembered for being a person that had a lot of fun, but also worked hard.

SW: What do you hope career is 10 years from now?
CS: Professional Golfer

QUICK HITS (Favorites mostly)

Movie: cant pick one but any good comedy is good with me.
Golf course in Richmond: Manakin at Hermitage CC
Vacation spot: Hawaii
Sport (other than golf): basketball
Favorite golfer: Adam Scott
Pre-Tournament meal: Fruit and Oatmeal
Professional team: Orlando Magic
Earliest tee-time you have had: 630

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