Men's Golf

Jon Krick
Jon Krick


Peoria Heights, Ill.

High School:
Notre Dame H.S.


Fall 2007:
One of two Illini to compete in all five events...Tied for second behind only teammate Chris DeForest at the D.A. Weibring Invitational, posting an even par 210...Tied for 12th at the fall ending Wolverine @ Mission Inn... Posted a 73.60 average, including a career low 1-under-par 69 in the third round of the D.A. Weibring Invitational...Was Illinois top finisher with with a 4-over par 220 at the Isleworth Invitational, including an even-par 72 in the first round.

2006-07: Competed in nine tournaments, finishing the year with a 77.88 stroke average ... Illinois' second finisher at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge, tying for 48th place overall ... Recorded a career-low tournament score of 225 at the Louisiana Classics ... Carded first round below par with a career-low 1-under-par 71 during the second round of the Louisiana Classics ... UI's third finisher at the Inverness Intercollegiate ... Earned first Varsity "I" award.

2005-06: Competed in three tournaments during the season.

High School
Earned four varsity letters for golf ... Posted a stroke average of 72.7 his senior year ... Competed in the state tournament every year of his high school career ... Best finish at the state tournament was 13th ... 2003 State Junior Amateur Champion ... Coached by Mickey Schallav.

Born Oct. 13, 1986 ... Son of Jim and Pam Krick ... Majoring in sport management ... Made the high honor roll in high school both his junior and senior year ... Credits his dad for introducing him to the game of golf ... Favorite former Fighting Illini athlete is current PGA Tour member D.A. Points.

Getting to Know Krick
Why I chose Illinois: Because I felt it was the best combination of academics and athletics for me and I felt the program had a very bright future
Favorite Illini memory: Playing in my first collegiate tournament with my parents watching
Favorite Coach Small Quote: "Can you chip and putt?"
Favorite Golfer: Phil Mickelson
Favorite Golf Course: Olympic Club
Favorite place to eat in Champaign-Urbana: Flattop Grill
Favorite class at Illinois and who taught it: Anything by Ryan Gower
Favorite Major: The Masters because it always comes down to the last few holes and there is always the most excitement

What's in the Bag?
Driver- Nike Tour Sasquatch
Wood- Titleist 3-wood
Irons- Cleveland CG2
Putter- Ping G2i
Ball- Titleist Pro V1x

Krick's Career Statistics

Year      Rounds    Shots     Avg.      Low 18     Low 54
2005-06     8        638      79.75       75        235
2006-07     26      2,025     77.88       71        225
Fall 2007   15      1,103     73.60       69        210
Totals      49      3,766     76.86       69        210