(New Orleans, La.) Loyola University New Orleans head men’s and women’s golf coach Lisa Tinkler announced the signing of Matt Jakuback to the 2014-15 men’s golf team.
Jakuback is a three-time letterman at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge. The Bears have won three consecutive District and Regional Golf Championship titles.
As a 2013-14 participant on the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour, Texas Junior Golf Tour and USSSA Junior Golf Tour, Jakuback amassed nine top 10 finishes out of 11 starts, including the 2013 USSSA Mizuno title.
In his junior campaign, Jakuback finished second in the Louisiana High School Association District 3 Tournament. As a senior, he placed second in the 2014 Baton Rouge All-Metro Tournament and secured first place for Catholic in the 2014 Louisiana High School Association District 3 Tournament.
The Junior Golf Scoreboard, a tool to help junior golfers market themselves, find tournaments more easily and assess their playing skills against other junior golfers, presently ranks Jakuback third in his graduating class in the state of Louisiana.