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
No. 3 Illinois takes home team and individual trophies
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.
Two-time PING All-American (honorable mention, 2014; honorable mention, 2013)
2014 Summer: Tied for sixth at the Sunnehanna Amateur ... Reached the round of 16 in match play at the Western Amateur ... Advanced to the match play round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Public Links.
2013-14: Third on the team with a 70.88 stroke average, including a low round of 66 (-6) at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational and a low 54-hole score of 202 (-8) at The Macdonald Cup ... Has three top-10 finishes and seven top-25 finishes in the eight tournaments that he qualified for the individual standings (withdrew from the first round of Isleworth but played in final two rounds, firing 72-66) ... Has a team-high 14 rounds under par on the season, with five even-par rounds ... 23 of his 26 rounds (88.46 percent) have counted in the Illini's team score this season ... Had the second-best fall stroke average on the team, 70.55, in 11 rounds, including a low 18 of 66 (-4) and a low 54 of 202 (-8) ... Earning Co-Big Ten Golfer of the Week honors with teammate Thomas Detry on March 12 after the duo tied for second at Louisiana Classics with a 7-under-par 209 ... Tied for 12th at the 3M Augusta Invitational with a 2-under 214 ... Posted a 1-under 212 to tie for 15th at the Valspar Invitational ... Tied for 16th at the Boilermaker Invitational with a 4-over-par 220 ... Tied for 20th at the USF Invitational to start the spring season, notching a 4-under-par 212 ... Finished third at The Macdonald Cup with a 202 (-8), including a 66 in the second round ... Placed fourth at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a 215 (+2) ... Missed the first round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational with a back injury but recovered to fire rounds of 72-66 for a two-round total of 138 (-6) on the tournament's last two days, with the 66 serving as the best score of the final round ... Posted four rounds under par and three rounds of even par during the fall.
2013 Summer: Finished second at the 2013 Wisconsin State Amateur, falling to Oklahoma State's Jordan Niebrugge by one stroke ... Qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur, advancing to the match-play portion and winning his first match to reach to the round of 16.
2012-13: Finished fourth on the team with a 73.35 stroke average ... Earned PING honorable mention All-America honors by finishing tied for 13th at the NCAA Championships with a 54-hole score of 4-under-par 206, Danielson's career best ... Fired a 4-under 66 in the second round of the NCAA Championships, the third-best score of the day ... Defeated Texas' Toni Hakula 1-up to clinch Illinois' 3-2 win over the Longhorns in the NCAA quarterfinal match on May 31 ... Topped California's Joel Stalter 3 & 2 in the NCAA semifinal match on June 1 ... Posted a career-best round of 7-under-par 65 in the first round of the NCAA Fayetteville Regional ... Tied for fifth at the NCAA Regional with a career best-tying 216 ... Posted a 72.67 average in four fall tournaments, including career-best scores of 216 at the Wolf Run Invitational and Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational ... Finished in the top 30 in nine of 11 tournaments he has played, and has five top-10 finishes ... Had nine rounds under par and four rounds at par ... Fired a 68 in the second round of the Desert Shootout on March 22 ... Named one of the top 12 freshmen in the nation by Golfweek after the fall season ... Competed in all four fall tournaments, including a fall-best 216 at both the Wolf Run Invitational and Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational ... Led the Illini at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational with a 216 (+6) to finish tied for 12th ... Tied for seventh at the D.A. Weibring Invitational with a six-over-par 219 ... Shot a 216 at the Wolf Run Invitational, finished tied for 10th with Illini teammates Thomas Detry and Mason Jacobs.
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Updated January 21, 2015