Fighting Illini Junior Earns GCAA's Top Academic Honor
Illini Continue to be a Factor on National Scene
Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois
Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom
Quarterfinal Loss Gives Illinois 3rd Top-5 Finish in Last 4 Years
Photos from the final round of stroke play at the 2014 NCAA Men's Golf Championships.
Photos from round two of the 2014 NCAA Men's Golf Championships, which spanned two days - May 24 and 25.
Photos from Illinois' first and second rounds of the 2014 NCAA Men's Golf Championships.
Photos from day two of the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.
Photos from day three of the Big Ten men's golf championships
2013-14: Recorded a 75.07 season stroke average ... Competed in three events as part of the team and four more as an individual ... Had two top-25 finishes ... Posted one round under par and one even-par round in 2013-14 ... Played in NCAA Championships, the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional and Big Ten Match Play Championships as part of the team ... Notched a career-best 67 in the final round of the USF Invitational on March 4 ... Contributed a counting 72 in the first round of the NCAA Championships ... Tied for 25th with a 4-over-par 220 at the Louisiana Classics ... Tied for 49th at the Boilermaker Invitational with a 10-over 226 ... Finished tied for 55th at the USF Invitational with a 3-over-par 219 ... Tied for 22nd with an 11-over-par 224 at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in the fall ... Participated in the New Year's Invitational in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 9-12.
2013 Summer: Qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur
2012-13: Posted a season stroke average of 74.85 ... Shot a career-best final-round 69 to clinch a career-best 54-hole score of 215 at the NCAA Championships ... Followed that by beating Texas' Cody Gribble 3 & 2 in the NCAA quarterfinal match on May 31 ... Tied for 17th at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole score of 300 (+12) ... Advanced to U.S. Open sectional qualifying by tying for medalist honors at the local qualifier at Illini Country Club in Springfield, Ill., on May 13 ... Had five rounds under par and two at par on the season ... Earned a spot in the lineup prior to the Desert Shootout on March 21-23 and remained there through the end of the season ... Finished 19th at the Boilermaker Invitational and 33rd at the Augusta State Invitational ... Played as an individual at the Louisiana Classics, tying for 13th, and took seventh at the USA Individual Tournament on Feb. 18-19 in Mobile, Ala. ... Fired a 218 at the Louisiana Classics ... Carded a 70 four times on the season ... Competed in three fall tournaments: the Wolf Run Invitational, the D.A. Weibring Invitational and the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational ... Shot a 1-under-par 70 at the D.A. Weibring Invitational ... Carded a 54-hole score of 221 (+8) at the Wolf Run Invitational.
2011-12: Competed at the final six spring tournaments for Illinois, including the NCAA Championships, and at the Louisiana Classics as an individual ... Posted a stroke average of 77.91 ... Counted his third round score at the Big Ten Championships, helping Illinois capture a fourth-consecutive conference title ... Contributed both his second and third round scores to the team total at the NCAA Norman Regional ... Carded a career-best tournament total of 225 (+9) at the Augusta State Invitational ... Twice tallied a season-low round of even-par 72.
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Updated June 27, 2014