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.
Personal -- Born on October 17th, 1996 in Quebec City, Quebec ... Son of Luc Lapierre and Nathalie Messier ... Has one sister, Alexis ... Played hockey in high school... Plans on majoring in Finance while attending UMKC.