AT ILLINOIS -
2004-05: Played in the Northern Intercollegiate, carding a career-low score of 75 during the second round ... Earned second Varsity "I" award.
2003-04: Competed in the first tournament of his Illini career at the Bank of Tennessee /Ridges Intercollegiate ... Also competed at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Earned first Varsity "I" award.
2002-03: Sat out the year as a redshirt.
High School: Earned four varsity letters in golf at Normal U-High ... Two-time All-State selection, finishing fourth at the IHSA Class A state tournament as a junior and seventh as a senior ... Also led Normal U-High to back-to-back second place finishes as a team at state as a junior and senior ... Two-time All-Conference selection in the Cornbelt Conference ... Won the 2001 Illinois State Junior Amateur, winning the tournament by five strokes ... Runner-up in points for the 2001 IJGA Player of the Year ... Shot a tournament record 135 in winning the Decatur Junior Open.
Personal: Born March 8, 1984 ... Son of Kent and Kim Carpenter ... Majoring in agricultural finance ... Lists biggest thrill in sports as winning the Illinois State Junior Amateur ... Credits his father for most influencing his athletic career because, "He never missed any of my golf tournaments and was always there to help and support me."
Carpenter's Career Statistics
Year Rounds Shots Avg. Low 18 Low 54 2003-04 6 477 79.5 76 237 2004-05 3 242 80.67 75 242 Total 9 719 79.89 75 237