Did you know we’ve got a world-ranked disc golfer among our ranks?

photo credit: Macomb Journal

photo credit: Macomb Journal

…or even that there’s an international competition for ‘frolf‘?

That’s the story in the local news!

The McDonough County Voice, the daily newspaper serving the home city of Western Illinois University’s main campus, recently featured biology graduate student Kenny Glassman, who took ninth place in the Advanced Male division in the World Disc Golf Championship in Kansas City, Mo., over the summer. Read the full story here!

Glassman, who came to WIU from Gurnee, IL, started playing the game when he was a junior at Warren Township High School.

Learn more about Western’s biology programs–and the countless recreational options our students enjoy.

Kudos to Kenny.