Freshman Nick Hardy earned Co-Medalist honors with a four-under-par finish.
Freshman Nick Hardy's Career Performance Leads Championships
No. 2 Illinois holds a four-stroke lead in the tournament
Illinois will look for it's sixth Big Ten Championship Title in Seven Years
The Illini have earned nine Golfer of the Week Honors this season
Photos from the final round of the 2014 OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational.
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 the third round of the 2014 Big Ten Men's Golf Championships.
2014 PING second-team All-American
2014 Summer: Qualified for the U.S. Open by tying for fourth at the Daly City, California, sectional qualifier on June 2 ... Missed the U.S. Open cut by one stroke, finishing +6 ... Reached the match-play semifinals of the 2014 Western Amateur ... Tied for fourth at the Trans-Mississippi Championship.
2013-14: PING second-team All-American ... Golfweek third-team All-American ... Big Ten Player of the Year ... Unanimous first-team All-Big Ten selection ... Broke the school record with a 71.08 season stroke average, finishing four strokes better than previous record-holder Luke Guthrie in the same number of rounds (37) ... Posted two wins on the season, the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional and The Macdonald Cup ... Earned All-America status by finishing tied for ninth at the NCAA Championships ... Tied the Illinois and Prairie Dunes Country Club course record with a final-round 63 (-7) at NCAA Championships ... His low 54-hole score of 197 (-13) at The Macdonald Cup in October was a school record and the second-best 54-hole score in Big Ten history ... Also posted seven top-10 finishes and 10 top-25 finishes on the season ... Registered 16 rounds under par and six even-par rounds in 2013-14 ... 36 of his 37 rounds (97.3 percent) on the season counted in Illinois' team score ... Was Illinois' top finisher five times and the second finisher three in 12 tournaments ... Named Golfweek's preseason Big Ten Player to Watch in January ... Named Big Ten Co-Golfer of the Week on March 5 after tying for second with a 15-under-par 201 at the USF Invitational ... Tied for sixth at the Louisiana Classics with a 4-under 212 ... Finished 15th at the Boilermaker Invitational after a 3-over-par 219 ... Posted a team-best stroke average of 70.33 during the fall season ... Earned his first collegiate win at The Macdonald Cup, breaking Illinois' 54-hole record with a 197 (-13), which also was the second-best score in Big Ten history ... Earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors after his performance at The Macdonald Cup ... Also carded a career-best 64 (-6) in the first round of The Macdonald Cup ... Finished second at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a 1-under-par 212, three strokes behind teammate Thomas Detry, as Illinois broke the tournament record with a team score of 844 ... Tied for eighth at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational with a 1-under-par 215.
2013 Summer: Qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur ... Tied for 16th at the Trans-Mississippi Championship.
2012-13: Ranked third on the team in stroke average at 73.09 ... Defeated collegiate player of the year Michael Kim 2 & 1 in the NCAA semifinal match on June 1 ... Tied for second at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional with a 2-under-par 214, a career-best 54-hole score ... Tied for second at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole score of 289 (+1), earning a spot on the five-player All-Championships team ... Named second-team All-Big Ten ... Has four top-10 finishes and six top-20 finishes this season ... Has 11 rounds under par and five rounds at par on the season ... Tied his career-low round of 67 at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional ... Tied for 11th at the Louisiana Classics ... Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Feb. 20 along with teammate Mason Jacbos after tying for fifth at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate ... Shot a career-best 4-under 67 at the Wolf Run Invitational, where he also carded a career-best 54-hole score of 217 (+4) ... Recorded two rounds under par and two even-par rounds during the fall ... Tied for ninth as Illinois' top finisher at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational.
2011-12: Finished fourth on the team in stroke average at 74.48 ... Competed at all eight spring tournaments, including at the NCAA Championships ... Placed in the top 20 at three events ... Turned in his best career finish at the NCAA Norman Regional, tying for 10th after matching his career-best 54-hole total of 218 (+2) ... Tied for 15th at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole total of 299 (+11), helping Illinois win a fourth-straight Big Ten title ... Tied for 18th at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Placed as the Illini's third finisher six times ... Turned in a career-low round of 71 four times.
Getting to Know Brian Campbell
What's in the bag?
Updated January 21, 2015