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					                                          About Moravian College
      Moravian College is a welcoming, private, liberal arts institution located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley in
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1742, it is recognized as the sixth-oldest college in the country. Enrollment
is approximately 1,600 undergraduates each year, which maintains a favorable faculty to student ratio, small class
size, and emphasis on personalized teaching.
      Moravian believes its mission is to integrate a liberal arts education with preparation for life, enriching students
in and out of the classroom. Moravian aims to give its students a foundation for careers or graduate/professional
school, for continued lifelong learning, and for a values-oriented approach to society.
      With over 50 different programs of study and more than 70 clubs and organizations, Moravian offers flexibility
and diversity among all academic and extracurricular areas. The College grants the Bachelor of Art, Bachelor of
Music, and Bachelor of Science degrees.
      On the athletic fields, Moravian’s 18 men’s and women’s varsity teams have a winning tradition. During
the 2010-11 school year, Moravian won six Landmark Conference championships with ten teams reaching post-
season play including NCAA Championship berths for the women’s tennis and and softball teams. In addition, ten
student-athletes earned All-America status with five national champions in track & field.
      Approximately one-quarter of Moravian’s student body participates in intercollegiate athletics every year, and
many more compete in club sports and intramurals. Moravian’s student-athletes excel academically. The College
has had 35 Capital One Academic All-Americans including one in 2010-11, while more than 70 student-athletes
earn spots on the conference All-Academic Honor Rolls yearly.
      A Division III institution, Moravian has excellent athletics facilities including the venerable Johnston Hall,
Breidegam Fieldhouse, and the Moravian College Steel Athletics complex with Sportexe Turf on Rocco Calvo
Field and an eight-lane, Olympic-quality Mondo track, both installed in 2005. Moravian is undergoing construc-
tion to complete a multimillion dollar project that will include a state of the art fitness center extending from the
Breidegam Fieldhouse. The project is expected to be completed by January 2012.
      The College has a strong sense of identity and purpose firmly rooted in a long and rich tradition. Both in and
out of the classroom, Moravian and its students maintain that tradition.
                                    For more information on enrolling at Moravian, contact:
                              Office of Admissions, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
                               Tel: (610) 861-1320 or 800-441-3191 Fax: (610) 625-7930
                                                                                                                                                  Moravian College
                             Email: admissions@moravian.edu Internet: www.moravian.edu
                                                                                                                                                   Golf 2011-12

                                            The Moravian Promise
As a Moravian College student, you will be challenged to reach your full potential as an individual while you
benefit from our supportive learning community. With more than 250 years of experience in providing equal ac-
cess to education for all, Moravian promises to partner with you to build a strong foundation for your personal
and professional future.
Moravian will challenge you with:
A strong, personalized academic major
Students are challenged by programs that develop from our faculty’s innovative teaching, the intellectual relation-
ships between faculty and students, and opportunities for personalized learning.
Hands-on learning opportunities
Students participate in collaborative research and scholarship such as our SOAR and Honors programs, intern-
ships, work-study, leadership, and community service.
An environment that promotes the development of a deeper enjoyment of life
Students develop personally through co-curricular activities, athletics and recreation, music and the arts, and op-
portunities for an active social life.
You will leave Moravian with the skills, knowledge, and support to more deeply enjoy life, work, and your role
in the world.

     Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of
   accomodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the athletic department at 610-861-1534 at least one week
                                                               prior to the event.
                                                Golf at Moravian                                                                                              Head Coach Kevin Edwards
      Following a fall season that usually features three to eight tournaments, the Greyhounds’ spring                                 Kevin Edwards is beginning his second year as the head
season gets underway in late March and consists of five to eight tournaments and two to five dual                                  coach of the Moravian golf team after serving as co-head coach
or tri-meet events. Moravian, which won the 2006 Commonwealth Conference title, plays its home                                   in 2008-09 in the final year of former coach John Makuvek’s 43
dual matches at the Saucon Valley Country Club par-72 Weyhill Course. The Greyhounds joined the                                  seasons as the Greyhounds head coach.
Empire 8 Conference as an associate member in 2009-10, and will host two tournaments at the par                                        Edwards is a 1996 graduate of Moravian College and is
72 Woodstone Country Club this season.                                                                                           currently the PGA Director of Golf at Woodstone Country Club
                                                                                                                                 in Danielsville, Pennsylvania located approximately 20 minutes
                                                                                                                                 north of Moravian where the team hosts both a fall and spring
Founded                1742                                             Home Courses         Saucon Valley Country Club          invitational. He was a member of the 1994 undefeated MAC
Enrollment             1,564                                                                 Par 72 - Weyhill Course             Championship Team and earned All-MAC honors in 1994 and
Colors                 Navy Blue & Grey                                                      Woodstone Country Club - Par 72     1996.
Nickname               Greyhounds                                       Head Coach           Kevin Edwards (2nd year)
Affiliation             NCAA Division III                                Office Phone          (610) 861-1535                            Edwards has been a PGA Member for 11 years and currently
Conferences            Landmark Conference,                             Fax                  (610) 625-7954                      serves on several Philadelphia Section PGA committees including
                       Eastern College Athletic Conf.                   E-Mail               golf@moravian.edu                   the education and membership committees. He previously served
President              Christopher M. Thomforde                         Assistant Coaches    Stephen Frederick, John Makuvek
Director of Athletics  Scot Dapp
                                                                                                                                 as the men’s golf coach at Muhlenberg College for two seasons
                                                                        2010-11 Record       0-0
Athletics Website      www.moravian.edu/athletics                       2010-11 Conf. Record 0-0                                 while an Assistant PGA Professional at Lehigh Country Club and
Head Athletic Trainer Bob Ward, ATC                                     Postseason           2nd of 8 at Empire 8 Championship   led the 2004 team to a Centennial Conference title.
Asst. Athletic Trainer Frank Jackson, ATC                               Starters Back/Lost   5/2
Asst. Athletic Trainer Kristen Glose, ATC
                                                                                                                                       You can contact coach Edwards via email at golf@moravian.edu or by phone at (610) 861-
                                                                        Lettermen Back/Lost 5/2
                                                                                                                                 1535.

                                                2011-12 Schedule                                                                                                    2011-12 Top Returnees
September
Monday                12      at Albright College with Valley Forge Christian College                             2:00 p.m.      Returning Players                                  Career Honors
Thursday              15      Moravian College Fall Invitational at Woodstone Country Club                       12:30 p.m.      John Dimler, Sr., Allentown, Pa./Parkland HS
Saturday              17      at 2011-12 Empire 8 Conference Tournament Round #1 in New York                           TBA
Sunday                18      at 2011-12 Empire 8 Conference Tournament Round #2 in New York                           TBA       Thomas Fenyak, Jr., Centreville, Va./Westfield HS   All-Conference Second Team 2010-11
Monday                26      at Franklin & Marshall College Invitational at Bent Creek Country Club             12:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                 Sam Stires, Sr., Bedminster, N.J./Bernards HS
October
Thursday               6      at Elizabethtown College Invitational at Hershey Country Club                       12:30 p.m.     Scott Stires, Sr., Bedminster, N.J./Bernards HS
Monday                17      at Muhlenberg College Invitational at Lehigh Country Club                           12:00 p.m.
March
Thursday              29      Moravian College Spring Invitational at Woodstone Country Club                     12:30 p.m.
April
Saturday              21      at 2011-12 Empire 8 Conference Tournament Round #3 in Pennsylvania                        TBA
Sunday                22      at 2011-12 Empire 8 Conference Tournament Round #4 in Pennsylvania                        TBA
Remainder of Spring Schedule to be Announced
#Matte Award match


                         For more information, visit www.moravian.edu/athletics/golf
                                                 Photos by Image by Hugo, Whitehall, Pa.



                                               Empire 8 Conference
   Moravian began an associate membership in the Empire 8 Conference in 2009-10.
   The members of the Empire 8 are committed first and foremost to the pursuit of academic excel-
lence and aspire to be regarded as an outstanding NCAA Division III conference. The membership
seeks to distinguish itself among its peer group for its quality institutions, spirited and sportsmanlike
competition, outstanding services and highly ethical policies and practices. Its commitment to serve
the educational needs of its student-athletes is the hallmark of the Empire 8.
   The Empire 8 golf tournament consists of two rounds played in the fall and an additional two rounds
in the spring.

				
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