Mahoning Valley standout Jacob Sylak of Mineral Ridge Excessive Faculty in Mineral Ridge, Ohio, has signed a Nationwide Letter of Intent to hitch the Youngstown State males’s golf program within the fall of 2021, YSU head coach Tony Pleasure introduced on Friday.
“With Jacob changing into a member of the Penguin golf workforce, he brings a resume that may strengthen the way forward for this program for the subsequent a number of years,” Pleasure stated. “Jacob has been probably the most proficient golfers not solely within the Mahoning Valley, however throughout the state of Ohio. We’ve got been very lucky to proceed to recruit not solely the most effective native golfers, however excellent college students as properly. I am positive Jacob’s work ethic and need to win will add to the constructive chemistry of our workforce.”
Sylak was named First-Staff All-Mahoning Valley Athletic Convention 4 occasions at Mineral Ridge Excessive Faculty. He was twice named First-Staff All-Northeast Ohio and was a district qualifier annually of his profession.
As a senior, Sylak earned medalist honors at sectionals and went on to complete in first place at districts to qualify for the state match the place he completed fifteenth out of 72 golfers. He earned medalist honors on the Southeast Invitational and on the Mineral Ridge Invitational as a junior.
Sylak holds a low 18-hole rating of 67 and is a two-time Best Golfer of the Valley champion. He at present holds all golf information at Mineral Ridge Excessive Faculty, and he was named WFMJ’s Elevating Cane’s Participant of the Week in November 2019.
Sylak has served as class president throughout his freshman and senior years. He additionally served as class vp as a sophomore and junior. He has additionally been a member of BETA Membership, Historical past Membership and the Tutorial Honor Roll.