Michael Fader
Michael Fader
Year: Senior
Hometown: Owings Mills, Md.
High School: McDonogh School
Previous College: Duke

2010-11: Played for the Bulldogs in eight tournaments as a senior, including the NCAA Virginia Tech Regional … Notched up a 13th-place finish at the George Washington Invitational, a performance that was indispensable in pushing the Elis to a second-place finish overall … Averaged a score of 78.6 over 18 rounds, shooting a low round of 73 at the Princeton Invitational

2009-10: Appeared in five tournaments during his junior year…Finished tied for 19th at the Dartmouth Invitational for his best finish of the season…Also finished tied for 22nd at the George Washington Invitational…Best round of the season was a 71, which he shot at the George Washington Invitational…Averaged  78.66 strokes per round.

2008-09: Appeared in all nine tournaments during his sophomore year…Best finish came at the Yale Spring Opener, where he tied for third…Finished 11th at the Macdonald cup…Played at the Ivy League Championships and tied for 22nd …Best round of the season was a 71 shot at Yale during the Macdonald Cup…Averaged 77.13 strokes per round throughout the season.

Before Yale: Attended the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md….Played four years of golf…Captain of golf team senior year…Tean made the playoffs three out of four years…Individually, was the team's No. 1 player all four years…Three-time First Team All-League (MIAA)… Won team’s Coaches Award …Outside of high school, won 2007 Baltimore Amateur Championship…Three-time qualifier for Maryland Amateur (2006-08) and two-time qualifier for Maryland Open (2007-08)…Also played soccer at McDonogh…Academically, was a member of the cum laude honors society and an AP scholar with distinction.

Personal: Member of Silliman College and intends to major in economics…Transferred to Yale from Duke after his freshman year…Father, Steven, attended McDaniel College…Mother, Judi, attended the University of Maryland…Has two sisters, Dorie and Lexi…They are both seniors, Dorie at Vanderbilt and Lexi at McDonogh High School.