Marcus Plunkett
Marcus Plunkett

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

High School:
Ponte Vedra



10/08/2013

Plunkett, Jarka Share AAA Athlete Of The Week

Golfer, Volleyball Player Led Teams To Wins

10/07/2013

Army Golf Captures Stars & Stripes Invitational Title

Marcus Plunkett Wins Individual Crown

04/14/2013

Plunkett Wins Last Chance Classic

Freshmen Earns First Career Victory

04/10/2013

Army Hosting Last Chance Classic

Black Knights Holding 36-Hole Event Sunday At West Point

04/08/2013

Army Tied For Fourth After First Round

Philie, Black Knights Tied For Fourth at Lafayette Invitational

10/03/2013

AAA Athlete of the Week 10-1-13

Junior Running Back Terry Baggett and Sophomore Golfer Marcus Plunkett earned AAA Co-Athlete fo the Week!

04/29/2013

2013 Patriot League Golf Championship

2013 Patriot League Golf Championship

FALL 2013: Played in 15 rounds over five tournaments ... led the team with a 72.93 scoring average ... named Patriot League Golfer of the Month for October ... carded a team-best four rounds under par ... shot a team-best -3 twice ... fired a 66 in the first round of the Stars & Stripes Invitational ... posted a 69 in the second round of the Colgate Invitational ... took medalist honors at the Stars & Stripes Invitational with a 66-67-72--205 (-2) ... ran his record to 4-0 versus Navy with a pair of victories ... partnered with Harrison Florence for a 3 and 1 win during four-ball competition ... authored a 3 and 2 win during individual play.

SPRING 2013: Competed in six events ... earned Patriot League Rookie of the Year accolades ... finished second at the league championships to claim first-team honors and Rookie of Year status ... totaled +4 at the championship and is Army's second Rookie of the Year ... placed in the top-8 in three events ... shot 72-73-75--220 at Saucon Valley and was the low rookie finisher ... won the Last Chance Classic at West Point Golf Course ... rebounded from a 78 and shot a 72 to win the event, his first collegiate victory ... placed eighth at the Wildcat Invitational ... rounds of 75-76-73--223 was +11 for the championship ... tied for 11th at the Triumph at Pauma Valley ... shot 74-77-72--223 and was +10 ... opened the spring season with a tie for 17th at the Gary Freeman Invitational ... rounds of 79-74-79--232 ... tied for 18th at the Lafayette Invitational ... followed up a 78 with a 74 to finish at 152.

FALL 2012: Competed in four tournaments and one dual match ... secured two points in his first Army-Navy match ... won his singles match 2-up ... teamed with Eric Peng for an impressive 5&4 victory as Army posted an 8.5-2.5 victory ... tied for ninth at the Service Academy Classic ... consistent weekend with rounds of 77-76-75--228 to help Army share the team title with Air Force at Trump National in Colts Neck, N.J. ... was +12 for the championship ... career-best round of 68 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate ... started the tournament with a two-under-70, shot an 80 in the second round and concluded play with a four-under-par 68 ... was +2 for the championship and tied for 23rd ... closed the season with a tie for 22nd at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate ... rounds of 72-75--147 was +5 for the championship.

MISC: Born in St. Louis Park, Minn. ... now calls Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., home ... started playing golf when he was 4 ... 2012 graduate of Ponte Vedra High School ... served as a teen court lawyer ... named the St. John's County Golfer of the Year ... earned four letters as member of the golf team ... son of Dan and Camilla Plunkett ... has one brother, Matthew ... Marcus is first member of his family to embark on a military career ... enjoys surfing, skiing and basketball in free time.

Getting To Know Marcus Plunkett
I chose West Point because? It gave me the best opportunity to both play Division I athletics and to serve my country.
What makes Army golf so special? There is a unique brotherhood that is found nowhere else.
Before every round I? Connect with my teammates
The longest drive I ever hit was? 335 yards
If I could play only one club it would be? 7 iron because I could almost play every position with it
My dream foursome includes? Dustin Johnson, my brother and Steve Nash. I love Steve Nash as a basketball player, Dustin Johnson is my favorite golfer and I love playing golf with my brother
I am most looking forward to playing? Army vs. Navy
Favorite course to play on the Simulator? Pebble Beach, I love the last few finishing holes
In 20 years I will be? Living my life to the fullest.

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