2017-18: Averaged 74.00 over six rounds and 444 strokes with a low round of 68 and two rounds at or below par as a freshman ... Recorded a tied-37th finish (78-68-68, 214, -2) at the Jackrabbit Invitational in first UMKC appearance ... Finished tied-54th in the Bill Ross Intercollegiate in final appearance of the season.
Background -- Lapierre-Messier attends Cégep de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec, Canada … Chose UMKC because he felt welcomed and like he belonged when he visited. He also said that recent program success with conference titles was an encouraging factor … Also recruited by Iowa, West Virginia, Chattanooga and Texas State.