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Penn State Golf Courses HOME OF PENN STATE GOLF

Penn State’s Blue and White Golf Courses completed a major renovation and redesign in 2007. The Blue Course is now a Par 72, 7,228 yards from the Championship tees. The renovated Blue Course hosted its first major amateur event, the 2009 Big Ten Men’s Golf Championship. The Blue Course was very well received by coaches and players alike. The individual Big Ten Champion scored 1-under-par over the 72 holes. The Big Ten Conference is well known for the outstanding caliber of its university-owned golf courses, and with the updates and improvements made in 2007, the Blue Course proudly sits with some of the top in this group. The Blue Course annually hosts the Rutherford Intercollegiate and has hosted numerous events conducted by the USGA, FCWT, AJGA, IJGT, PGA Junior Series and the West Penn Golf Association. The White Course provides a historic alternative to golfers in the area. Designed in 1922 by world famed architect Willie Park Jr., eight original holes and green complexes still exist. The current layout is shorter than the Blue Course, but still provides a test for even the skilled golfer. The White Course provides smaller raised and undulated green complexes which add to its character and demand a creative and disciplined shot making to score well. The sculpted bunkering design style of Willie Park Jr. is still studied and photographed by some of today’s top architects.

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Tombros Varsity Clubhouse The Tombros Varsity Clubhouse is the newest asset of Penn State’s men’s and women’s golf teams. It is conveniently located between the Blue and White Courses, just west of the Blue Course’s 18th hole and right next to the Walker Clubhouse. Peter and Ann Tombros propelled the project with an initial donation in 2007. The project was additionally funded by donations from numerous alumni and Nittany Lion Club donors. The facility provides coaches’ offices, team locker rooms and club storage. A lounge with a big screen TV allows the team to relax and study while at the course. A new heated indoor hitting-net facility and indoor-to-outdoor hitting bays give the golfers an advantage, especially in the winter months. A new V-1 video system provides the team with video instruction to help improve development. In addition to its prime location and exceptional features, the facility will also give the program an edge from a recruiting standpoint as it is better able to compete with the programs who previously had their own facilities. “This building will definitely start with recruiting, but when the players get here, we look at process and how much they enjoy and remember the program,” said Nittany Lion head coach Greg Nye. “The process of the daily activity, of running a program and of being a comfort to the players, it is a place where they can launch from to do the necessary practice, to do the work to get better, to compete hard and to be successful.”

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Quick Facts/Schedule Fall Schedule

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Location........................................................ University Park, Pa. Founded................................................................................... 1855 Enrollment............................................................................47,261 Nickname.................................................................Nittany Lions Colors..........................................................................Blue & White Conference..............................................................Big Ten (B1G) Home Course.................................... Penn State Golf Courses President....................................................................Eric J. Barron Director of Athletics...........................................Sandy Barbour Senior Woman Administrator .................. Charmelle Green Golf Administrator....................................................Dave Baker Athletics Website............................. www.GoPSUsports.com

COACHING STAFF Head Coach.....................................................................Greg Nye 34th Season as a Head Coach 26th Season at Penn State College of Wooster '79 Assistant Coach..............................................................T.J. Howe First Season Penn State '10 Golf Office....................................Tombros Varsity Clubhouse 1523 W. College Ave. State College, PA 16802 Office Phone........................................................ (814) 863-7469

TEAM INFORMATION Letterwinners Returning/Lost:............................................... 7/2 Starters Returning/Lost:............................................................ 5/0 Newcomers:....................................................................................... 3 Big Ten Tournament:...................................................................4th NCAA Championship:..............................................................24th Facebook.................................................... PennStateMensGolf Twitter..............................................................PennStateMGOLF

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS Men's Golf Contact...................................................Erik Oakley Office Phone.......................................................... 814-865-1757 E-mail.................................................erikoakley13@gmail.com Associate Director.................................................... Rose Carter Office Phone.......................................................... 814-863-3163 E-mail.................................................................... rpc14@psu.edu Fax............................................................................. 814-863-3165 Mailing Address.............................. 101 Bryce Jordan Center University Park, PA 16802

SEPTEMBER

Event / Golf Course

Location / Host

Independence, Minn. Minnesota

13th of 16 teams

Sat.- 16- Sun. 17

Rod Myers Invitational Duke University Golf Club

Durham, N.C. Duke

5th of 12 teams

OCTOBER

Event / Golf Course

Location / Host

Sun.- 10- Mon. 11

Sun.- 10- Mon. 11

The Gopher Invitational Windsong Farm Golf Club

Windon Memorial Classic Evanston Country Club

Skokie, Ill. Northwestern

Fri.- 13- Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Jonesborough, Tenn. Sun. 15 The Blackthorn Club East Tennessee State

Result

Result

T-1st of 15 teams 1st of 15 teams

Spring Schedule FEBRUARY

Event / Golf Course

Location / Opponent

Fri.- Sat.

9- 10

Big Ten Match Play Hammock Beach Resort

Palm Coast, Fla. Big Ten

4th of 14 teams

Sat. 24

Challenge at Champions Champions Golf Club

Houston, Texas Michigan State

1st of 2 teams

MARCH

Event / Golf Course

Location / Host

Sun.- 18- Tues. 20

Linger Longer Invitational Lake Reynolds Oconee

Eatonton, Ga. 3rd of Kennesaw State & Mercer 16 teams

APRIL

Event / Golf Course

Rutherford Intercollegiate University Park, Pa. Penn State Blue Course Penn State

Location / Host

1st of 12 teams

Sat.- 21- Sun. 22

Kepler Intercollegiate Ohio State Scarlet Course

Columbus, Ohio Ohio State

3rd of 16 teams

Fri.- 27- Sun. 29

Big Ten Championships Baltimore Country Club

Baltimore, Md. Big Ten

4th of 14 teams

Mon.- 14- Wed. 16

NCAA Regional Ohio State Scarlet Course

Columbus, Ohio Ohio State

6th of 13 teams

Sun. 4

Mon.- 12- Tues. 13

Sat.- 14- Sun. 15

Athletic Director's Trophy Reunion Resort

Colleton River Collegiate Colleton River Club

Orlando, Fla. West Virginia

Bluffton, S.C. Michigan State

Result

1st of 2 teams

Result

T-4th of 12 teams

Result

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Table of Contents

The 18th hole on Penn State's Blue Course looking toward Tussey Mountain.

The Penn State Golf Courses............................................2 Tombros Varsity Clubhouse..............................................3 Quick Facts • 2017-18 Schedule......................................4 Table of Contents.................................................................5 2017-18 Nittany Lion Roster............................................6 Nittany Lion Staff.................................................................7 Head Coach Greg Nye....................................................8-9 Assistant Coach T.J. Howe.............................................. 10 2017-18 Nittany Lions...............................................11-21 2017 Spring & Fall Season Review........................22-30 2018 Spring Season Review....................................31-36 Nittany Lion History......................................................... 37 Michael Carter Legacy..................................................... 38 Lions on Tour...................................................................... 39 Golf History...................................................................40-42

CREDITS

The 2017-18 Penn State Men's Golf Yearbook

Content and Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erik Oakley Outside Cover Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Hughes Inside Cover Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erik Oakley Interior Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Rottler, Erik Oakley Executive Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rose Carter Photo Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Selders, PSU Athletics, unless otherwise noted For more information on Penn State Men’s Golf, visit GoPSUsports.com/sports/m-golf.

The Rutherford Intercollegiate..................................... 43 Groundbreaking Golf.................................................44-45 Scoring Leaders................................................................. 46 All-Americans..................................................................... 47 All-Big Ten Selections...................................................... 48 GCAA All-Region Selections.......................................... 49 GCAA All-American Scholars........................................ 50 Honors.............................................................................51-52 Team & Individual Records......................................53-54 Team & Individual Titles.................................................. 55 Alumni.............................................................................56-57 Year-by-Year..................................................................58-66 Penn State University................................................67-69 President Dr. Eric J. Barron............................................. 70 Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour.......................... 71

STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

The University is committed to equal access to programs, facilities, admission and employment for all persons. It is the policy of the University to maintain an environment free of harassment and free of discrimination against any person because of age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancyrelated conditions, physical or mental disability, gender, perceived gender, gender identity, genetic information or political ideas. Discriminatory conduct and harassment, as well as sexual misconduct and relationship violence, violates the dignity of individuals, impedes the realization of the University's educational mission, and will not be tolerated. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Office, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901, Email: aao@psu.edu, Tel (814) 863-0471. U.ED. ICA-18-21 2017-18 | PENN STATE MEN'S GOLF

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2017-18 Nittany Lion Roster

Front row: Coach Greg Nye, Assistant Coach T.J. Howe, Cole Miller, Charles Huntzinger, Connor Raeman, Alec Bard, Ryan Dornes, Ryan Davis and JD Hughes. Back row: Lukas Clark, Daniel Martinez and James McHugh

2017-18 PENN STATE MEN'S GOLF ROSTER Name

Year Hometown

Alec Bard

So.

New Hartford, N.Y.

New Hartford

Lukas Clark

Fr.

Holland, Pa.

Council Rock South

Ryan Davis

So.

Berkeley Heights, N.J.

Governor Livingston

Ryan Dornes

Jr.

Lancaster, Pa.

Manheim Township

JD Hughes

Jr.

Carlisle, Pa.

Carlisle..................

Charles Huntzinger

Jr.

Duluth, Ga.

Peachtree Ridge

Daniel Martinez

Fr.

Austin, Texas

Vandegrift

James McHugh

Fr.

Rye, N.Y.

Rye

Cole Miller

Sr.

New Tripoli, Pa.

Northwestern Lehigh

Connor Raeman

Jr.

Canandaigua, N.Y.

McQuaid Jesuit

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Head Coach Greg Nye HC

Greg Nye Head Coach • 34th Year / 26th at Penn State College of Wooster, ’79

In his 26th year at Penn State, men’s golf coach Greg Nye is the longesttenured coach in program history and has guided the Nittany Lions to national prominence, while bolstering the program’s reputation as a perennial power in eastern collegiate golf. The historic marches to NCAA Finals in 1996, 2004, 2008, 2010 and 2017 are five major highlights of a respected career. The most significant contribution Nye has made to Penn State and eastern collegiate golf came in the 1995-96 season when they became the first-ever Northeastern or Mid-Atlantic team to advance to the NCAA Finals since the regional format was established in 1987 with a ninthplace finish in the NCAA East Regional. In 2004, his Nittany Lions rocked the collegiate golf world by nearly winning the NCAA East Regional, finishing second among 27 teams, seven of which were ranked in the nation’s top 15, including the nation’s No. 1-ranked Florida Gators. The Nittany Lions then went on to finish 15th amongst 30 teams at the NCAA Finals, making Penn State golf history with its highest team and individual finish with Mark Leon capturing 6th. The team headed into Big Ten territory for the 2008 edition of the NCAA regionals after receiving a bid to the Central Regional hosted by Ohio State. The 13th-seeded Penn State team captured an eighth-place finish to secure its third NCAA Finals berth under Coach Nye. The Penn State squad was propelled into the 2010 NCAA Finals by seniors T.J. Howe and Kevin Foley. The standout team performance secured a fourth-place finish for the Nittany Lions at regionals upsetting several highly ranked teams and only two shots behind first-place Texas. Howe’s first-place finish made Penn State history in that he became the first Lion to ever win a NCAA regional. The second Nittany Lion to ever win an NCAA Regional came in 2017, when Nye led Penn State to a fifth-place team finish in the NCAA Washington Regional to advance into the NCAA Finals in Sugar Grove, Ill. Junior Cole Miller captured the individual title, shooting 7-under par to win by three strokes. The Blue & White would go on to finish in a tied for 24th in the finals.

Personal Milestones

In April 2007, Nye marked a personal achievement while the Nittany Lions celebrated their victory at the Marshall Invitational, beating the next best team by 12 strokes. The championship, won on a cool, snowy weekend at the Guyan Golf and Country Club, was the 50th of Nye’s coaching career.

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To date, Nye’s career coaching win total stands at 70. In his first two years, Nye’s teams set two Penn State records for the number of championships earned in a season, with six in 1992-93 and eight in 1993-94, a that mark was tied by the 1996-97 squad.

Academic & Athletic Excellence

In addition to the team’s success on the course, Nye has continually stressed strong performance in the classroom. In 1999-2000, 20012002 and 2015-16, his teams led the nation with three Golf Coaches Association of America All-American Scholar team selections. During the summer of 2015, the Nittany Lions received the President's Special Recognition by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) with Stanford University for teams with a grade point average over 3.5. In 25 seasons at Penn State, the Nittany Lions have consistently achieved a team GPA greater than 3.00. In 2000-01, 2013-14 and 201415, Nye’s team received the award for the top GPA of the 31 intercollegiate teams at Penn State. Six times his Lions topped all the men’s teams with latest honor coming in the spring of 2016. Nye has coached 26 GCAA All-American Scholars and each year he has seen a high percentage of the team rewarded for academic achievements with Academic All-Big Ten honors. Nye’s teams have continually ranked near or at the top of the MidAtlantic or Northeast Region. His teams have qualified for the NCAA Championship Regional 21 times, with a current streak of three straight NCAA Regional appearances in 2015, 2016 and 2017, while reaching the NCAA Championship Finals five times, including 2017. In 2011, senior T.J. Howe competed individually at the Virginia Tech Regional. His squads also won the Eastern Championship three straight seasons, 1994, 1995, and in 1997. Nye has been awarded the NCAA Regional Coach of the Year 10 times, in 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016 and 2017. He has coached 71 NCAA All-Region players, five Mid-Atlantic Region Players of the Year, 13 All-Big Ten selections, as well as nine NCAA All-Americans — Adam Decker (1997), Matt Abbott (2001), Mark Leon (2004), Foley (2008/09/10), Howe (2010), Charles Huntzinger (2016), and Cole Miller (2017).

The Road to Happy Valley

After eight years as head coach of the Bowling Green State University men’s and women’s golf teams in Bowling Green, Ohio, Nye was attracted to Penn State and its membership in the Big Ten Conference. The 1987 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year developed a familiarity with Penn State through its golf camps, and has been directing golf camps for the last 34 years.


Head Coach Greg Nye Professional Leadership

Nye has been a member of the Golf Coaches Association of America since 1984 and served as the Chair of the Ethics committee for 10 consecutive years from 1993-2003. In addition, he also served the NCAA as a District Selection Chair for the NCAA Championship from 1997-99. Nye, a “Class A” member of the PGA of America since 1982, began his professional career working as a golf professional in 1980.

Playing Career

Nye graduated from the College of Wooster (Ohio) in 1979 where he earned All-America honors each of his four years. As a sophomore, junior and senior, he received first-team honors. Nye and his teammates captured the first-ever NCAA Division III Golf Championship in 1975, where he finished eighth individually. Before concluding his collegiate career, Nye earned second, fourth and sixth-place finishes in the NCAA Championship. Nye was the individual champion in the Ohio Athletic Conference in his final two years at Wooster. In 1978, he set a conference margin of victory record winning by 11 shots. He played on Fighting Scot teams that captured conference titles in 1975, 1976 and 1977. While at Wooster, Nye played several notable national amateur tournaments, and after graduation he played professionally on the Florida mini-tours. In 1990, Nye was inducted into the College of Wooster’s Athletic Hall of Fame, and was honored with induction into the Wayne County, Ohio, Sports Hall of Fame in Wooster, Ohio, in 2002. In the fall of 2009, Nye was also inducted into the Wooster High School Hall of Fame.

NYE FACTS Head Coaching Experience

1992-present................................................................................Penn State 1984-1992.............................................................................Bowling Green

Milestones

34th season coaching............................26th season with Penn State L. ongest-tenured coach in Penn State men's golf program history 70 Tournament wins

Highlights

NCAA FInals Berths.............................1996, 2004, 2008, 2010 & 2017 Regional Coach of the Year......................................................... 10 times 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016 & 2017 NCAA Regional Appearances................................................................. 21 20 Team One Individual (T.J. Howe 2011)

Players Coached

All-Americans..................................................................................................9 GCAA All-American Scholar Selections ..............26 (16 individuals) All-Big Ten Selections................................................................................ 13 All-Region Honorees................................................................................. 71 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees............................................................ 98

I have been very fortunate to be able to pursue a passion for competitive golf at a few very special places with many outstanding people. Penn State has been one of those places. I have particularly enjoyed the Penn State approach to intercollegiate athletics. Penn State supports our program to be competitive athletically on a conference and national level, but insists that the studentathlete's education and well-being remain first and foremost.

A Life In Golf

When asked about how his life in golf and Penn State fit together Nye said, “Sports, golf, competing, coaching and teaching have been with me from the beginning. I have been very fortunate to be able to pursue a passion for competitive golf at a few very special places with many outstanding people. Penn State has been one of those places. I have particularly enjoyed the Penn State approach to intercollegiate athletics. Penn State supports our program to be competitive athletically on a conference and national level, but insists that the student-athletes’ education and well-being remains first and foremost.” Nye and his wife, Marjie, reside in State College, and are parents of two sons, Russell and Graham.

Nye Family Golf Tradition

Coach Nye’s two brothers and his father have all been greatly involved in the sport of golf. Father Bob Nye coached all three sons at the College of Wooster in Ohio and has seen each son find his own niche professionally. Bob Nye coached golf and soccer at the College of Wooster from 19631996 and was inducted into Wooster’s Hall of Fame in 1997. He served as the president of the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) from 1984-86 and was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 1998. In 2000, the elder Nye received the GCAA’s highest distinction by being presented with the Honor Award for his lifetime contributions to golf. He was named the Golfweek Father of the Year in 2007. Coach Nye’s brother, Scott, is the head golf professional at the prestigious Merion Golf Club, located in Ardmore, Pa., which has hosted four United States Open Championships. In his time at Merion, the course has hosted the 2004 US Amateur, the 2009 Walker Cup and recently hosted the 2013 U.S. Open. Nye’s youngest brother, Gary, serves as the head golf professional at the Stock Farm Club in Hamilton, Montana. 2017-18 | PENN STATE MEN'S GOLF

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Assistant Coach T.J. Howe T.J. Howe

Assistant Coach • First Year Penn State, ’10

Penn State All-American T.J. Howe returned to his alma mater as an assistant men’s golf coach in August 2017.

Milestones

Howe, a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, won 11 tournaments as a professional golfer and participated in the 2016 U.S. Open Championship at Oakmont in Oakmont, Pa. He was a first alternate for the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Hartford, Wis.

First season coaching

Playing professionally since his graduation from Penn State, Howe qualified for and played in the PGA Tour’s 2015 Wells Fargo Championship. He was a member of the Web.com and Mackenzie Tour in 2016 and was a money list runner-up on the 2015 eGolf Professional Tour.

Years played......................................................................................2007-11 136 Rounds Scoring Average.................................................................................... 73.79 Low Round................................................................................................... 66 Tied for sixth career scoring leaders

A fixture in Penn State’s starting lineup, Howe was a member of the Nittany Lion squads that played in the 2008 and 2010 NCAA Championships. Winning three event titles in his career, he earned All-America status from the Golf Coaches Association of America in his redshirt junior season in 2010. He finished his career tied for fifth on Penn State’s all-time scoring list. Howe, from Osceola, Pennsylvania, won the 2005 Pennsylvania high school championship. He played in the U.S. Amateur Championship twice, for the first time in 2007 when he reached the round of 32 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif. Howe returned to the U.S. Amateur in 2009 prior to his final year at Penn State. A second-generation Penn Stater, he earned his bachelor of science degree in marketing from Penn State in 2010 and was selected as the recipient of the 2011 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. TJ recently married longtime girlfriend, Christie Johnson. They have one child together, Brynlie Danielle, who was born in November of 2016.

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Penn State Career Statistics

Penn State Career Honors

GCAA All-American............................................................................... 2010 Academic All-Big Ten........(4) 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 GCAA All-Region...................................(3) 2007-08, 2009-10, 2010-11


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Alec Bard Sophomore • New Hartford, N.Y. • New Hartford High School

Season 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Rounds

Strokes

Freshman Year (2016-17): Competed in five events, including the NCAA Regional and Championship...Played 13 rounds with a 76.1 average...Posted a top-20 finish in the Rutherford Intercollegiate. Before Penn State: Two-time class champion and individual section champion…Two-time New York state runner-up...Two-time champion at 2011 NYS Junior Championship...Placed fifth at 2014 AJGA Ravenwood Junior Championship...Won championship at 2015 Junior Amateur Qualifier...Took second at 2016 Utica City Amateur. Personal: Born November 10, 1997...Resides in New Hartford, New York... Parents are David and Dawn...One brother, Derek, played collegiately at Virginia and is now playing as a professional...Sister, Sydney, committed to play hockey at Colgate...Majoring in marketing. Why Penn State? "I chose Penn State for it's great sense of community and for its mix of great academics and athletics."

Fun Facts Twitter........................................................................................................... @abard20 Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Driver Favorite Pro Golfer............................................................................Phil Mickelson Favorite Course...............................................................Pebble Beach Golf Links Dream Foursome................Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Matt Kuchar

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Events

1

Finish Top 5

10

W-L

13 990 72 5 - - - 144-249 20 1495 70 9 - 1 - 251-236 33 2485 70 14 - 1 - 398-485

Sophomore Year (2017-18): Competed in nine events, including the NCAA Regional...Played 20 rounds with a 74.75 average...Posted a top-five finish in the Colleton River Collegiate.

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Low Round

Average 76.15 74.75 75.30


Lukas Clark Freshman • Holland, Pa. • Council Rock South High School

Season 2017-18 Totals

Rounds

Strokes

Low Round

3 234 75 3 234 75

Events 1 1

1

Finish Top 5

10

- - - - - -

W-L

Average

8-65 8-65

78.00 78.00

Freshman Year (2017-18): Made his collegiate debut in the Rutherford Intercollegiate carding a low round of 75...Played three rounds with a 78.00 average. Before Penn State: Four-time Suburban One League first-team member…ranked third in the state of Pennsylvania out of high school...2016 Suburban One League Champion...Two-time AJGA event winner. Personal: Born April 21, 1999...Resides in Holland, Pennsylvania...Parents are Timothy and Lauren...Has one sister, Mollie...Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Why Penn State? "This was my dream school ever since I was a little kid. Once I could make that dream a reality, it was a no-brainer."

Fun Facts Twitter..............................................................................................................@lukeeiy Favorite Club....................................................................................................... 6-iron Favorite Pro Golfer................................................................................Matt Kuchar Favorite Course............................................................ Philadelphia Cricket Club Dream Foursome.................Carson Wentz, Joel Embiid and Adam Sandler

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Ryan Davis Sophomore • Berkeley Heights, N.J. • Governor Livingston High School

Season 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Rounds

Strokes

31 2272 68 29 2107 67 60 4372 67

2018 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Sophomore Year (2017-18): Competed in 12 of 13 events, including the Big Ten Championship and NCAA Regional...Played 29 rounds with a 72.66 average...Posted a top-five finish in the Kepler Intercollegiate...Was the team recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. Freshman Year (2016-17): Competed in 11 of 12 events...Played 32 rounds with a 73.3 average...Recorded three finishes in the top-15 in tournament play. Before Penn State: Three-time All-State selection...Earned first-team AllCounty and All-Conference honors four times...Finished third at 2015 Williamson Cup...Tied for fourth at 2016 AJGA Philadelphia Junior...Posted top-10 finish with tie for ninth at the 2016 Carter Cup...Tied for 10th at 2016 Junior PGA Championship. Personal: Born December 9, 1997...Resides in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey... Parents are Eric and Cathy...Has one brother, Kyle, who plays golf at Queens University of Charlotte...major is finance. Why Penn State? "I chose Penn State because I loved the academic and athletic atmosphere it provided. Penn State has so much to offer and you can pursue anything you want to do here. The golf program has always been nationally competitive and the facilities Penn State offers can't be beat."

Fun Facts Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Driver Favorite Pro Golfer.............................................................................Jordan Spieth Favorite Course......................................................................... Baltusrol Golf Club Dream Foursome...............................................Dad, Brother, and Tiger Woods

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Low Round

Events 11 12 23

1

Finish Top 5

10

- - 1 - 1 2 - 1 3

W-L 559-340 506-218 1065-726

Average 73.29 72.66 72.87


Ryan Dornes Junior • Lancaster, Pa. • Manheim Township High School

Season 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 6 440 70 2 14 1022 69 6 25 1854 68 11 45 3316 68 19

Finish Top 1 5 10 - - - 1 1 3 - - 1 1 1 4

W-L 97-44 237-145 290-288 624-477

Average 73.33 73.00 74.16 73.69

2017 Kingsmill Intercollegiate Co-champion 2016 Lanco Amateur Championship 2016 US Amateur Qualifier Junior Year (2017-18): Competed in 11 events, including the Big Ten Championship...Played 25 rounds with a 74.16 average...Posted a top-10 finish in the Windon Memorial Classic. Sophomore Year (2016-17): Competed in six events...Played 14 rounds with a 73 average...Co-champion at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate. Freshman Year (2015-16): Competed in two events...Played six rounds with a 73.3 average. Before Penn State: Two-time Lancaster-Lebanon League Golfer of the Year...Four-time All-State selection...Four Lancaster-Lebanon League titles... Holds low-score records at Manheim Township High School...Finished as runner-up at 2012 AJGA Under Armour Championship...Took fifth at 2013 Hank Haney AJGA Junior Open...Won championship at 2014 PGA Junior Series at Penn State. Personal: Born January 31, 1997...Resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania...Parents are Jim and Glenda...Has one brother, JD, who played golf at Penn State (2012-16)...Father played football at Shippensburg University...Majoring in recreation, park, and tourism management. Why Penn State? "I love the Penn State atmosphere and the sports culture that comes along with it. Penn State provides me with a variety of new opportunities everyday."

Fun Facts Twitter.....................................................................................................@ryandornes Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Driver Favorite Pro Golfer......................................................................... Dustin Johnson Favorite Course........................................ The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Dream Foursome..............Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and brother, JD

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JD Hughes Junior • Carlisle, Pa. • Carlisle High School

Season 2014-15 (Kent State) 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 24 1859 71 8 29 2158 70 11 28 2032 66 10 81 6050 66 29

2016 U.S. Amateur Qualifier 2017 PA Amateur Champion Big Ten Golfer of the Week (10/18/17) 2016-17 NCAA All-Region Team Junior Year (2017-18): Competed in 10 events and had second-highest Nittany Lion finish in the NCAA Regional...Played 28 rounds with a 72.57 average...Recorded a top-five finish at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate and the Rutherford Intercollegiate...Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week for Oct. 18. Sophomore Year (2016-17): Competed in 11 of 12 events...Played 29 rounds with a 74.4 average...Recorded his then-career-low (70) in the third round of the Rutherford Intercollegiate...Won 2017 Pennsylvania Amateur at White Manor Country Club. 2015-16: Sat out the campaign to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements. Freshman Year at Kent State (2014-15): Played in eight events and 24 rounds with a 77.5 average…Finished 20th at Rocket Individual Classic... Posted lowest score of 222 (75-75-72) at Louisiana Classics. Before Penn State: Had a seventh-place finish in PIAA State Championship as a junior and top-10 as a senior...Selected to first-team All-State both years...Took 10th in 2016 Pennsylvania Open Championships...Qualified for 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship. Personal: Born October 20th, 1995...Resides in Carlisle, Pennsylvania...Parents are James and Rebecca...Has one sister, Julianna, and two brothers, Michael and Ryan...Majoring in business.

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Finish Top 1 5 10 - - - - - 1 - 2 1 - 2 2

W-L 152-405 392-402 507-223 1051-1037

Average 77.46 74.41 72.57 74.69


Charles Huntzinger Junior • Duluth, Ga. • Peachtree Ridge High School

Season 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 28 1992 64 11 32 2307 66 12 32 2305 64 13 92 6604 64 36

Finish Top 1 5 10 2 5 7 1 5 6 - 2 4 3 12 16

W-L 669-120 635-275 627-183 1931-578

Average 71.14 72.09 72.03 71.78

2016 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Champion 2016 Dogwood Invitational Champion 2016 Big Ten Freshman of the Year 2016 All-America honorable mention 2016 All-Big Ten second team 2016 PING All-Northeast Region Team 2016 Rutherford Intercollegiate Champion 3x Big Ten Golfer of the Week (10/19/16, 4/20/16, 3/16/16) 2017 All-Big Ten first team 2018 All-Big Ten second team 2x NCAA All-Region Team Junior Year (2017-18): Competed in all 13 events, including the Big Ten Championship and the NCAA Regional...Played 32 rounds and had the team's second-best scoring average of 72.03...Posted the team's low-round of the year with a 64...Recorded top-five finishes at the Windon Memorial Classic and Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate...Named to All-Big Ten second team. Sophomore Year (2016-17): Competed in all 12 events and averaged a 72.1 in 32 rounds...Won the Bank of Tennessee intercollegiate with a 13-under 203 (66-68-69)...Recorded five top-five finishes on the season...Selected to All-Big Ten first team. Freshman Year (2015-16): Competed in all 10 events for the Lions and finished season with a team-best 71.1 average in 28 rounds...Registered four top-10 and seven top-20 finishes...Won Rutherford Intercollegiate with a 10-under 203 (70-67-66)...Carded season-low round of 64 during second round of Kingsmill Intercollegiate. Before Penn State: Two-time Georgia Class AAAAAA State Champion... Twice selected the Gwinnett Daily Post Class AAAAAA Player of the Year...2015 All-Region team...Member of the 2015 All-State team...2015 FootJoy Invitational Champion. Personal: Born March 18, 1997...Resides in Duluth, Georgia...Parents are Kurt and Kristine...Has one sister, Alexis, and one brother, Clark...Majoring in recreation, park, and tourism management. Why Penn State? "I chose Penn State because it's a great school with a strong academic background. I wanted to go somewhere that would be enjoyable both on and off the course and it doesn’t get much better than here. With my dad being from Pennsylvania, he led me in the direction of the Blue & White and hoped it would stick, and I've been a fan ever since."

Fun Facts Twitter...................................................................................................@chuck2015H Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Putter Favorite Pro Golfer................................................................................Tiger Woods Favorite Course.................................................................................TPC Scottsdale Dream Foursome.....................Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer and Bill Murray

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Daniel Martinez Freshman • Austin, Texas • Vandegrift High School

Season 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 7 517 69 4 7 517 69 4

Freshman Year (2017-18): Made his collegiate debut as an individual in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate and competed in four events...Played seven rounds with a 73.86 average...Carded a low round of 69. Before Penn State: Was a member of three Texas State Championship teams at Vandegrift High School...Made first team All-State three times in high school. Personal: Born January 15, 1999...Resides in Austin Texas...Parents are David and Sofia...Has one older brother, William...Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Why Penn State? "The big athletic department and combination of successful athletics and academics."

Fun Facts Twitter................................................................................................@d_martinez17 Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Putter Favorite Pro Golfer................................................................................Tiger Woods Favorite Course...............................................................Pebble Beach Golf Links Dream Foursome.................. Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Bo Jackson

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Finish Top 1 5 10 - - - - - -

W-L 86-81 86-81

Average 73.86 73.86


James McHugh Freshman • Rye, N.Y. • Rye High School

Season 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 3 221 73 1 3 221 73 1

Finish Top 1 5 10 - - - - - -

W-L 47-26 47-26

Average 73.67 73.67

Freshman Year (2017-18): Made his collegiate debut in the Rutherford Intercollegiate...Played three rounds with a 73.67 average. Before Penn State: Two-time winner of Section One Individuals...Winner of the Met Junior in 2015. Personal: Born July 9, 1999...Resides in Rye, New York...Parents are Jim and Vicki...Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Why Penn State? "I chose Penn State for a number of reasons. I felt like it was the total package for me. Penn State combined great academics, great golf team, and the overall college feel that I was looking for. I also instantly felt a connection with the coaching staff and the players on the team. All these factors combined made it a pretty easy choice for me to decide on Penn State."

Fun Facts Twitter.......................................................................................... @jamesmchugh15 Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Putter Favorite Pro Golfer.............................................................................Jordan Spieth Favorite Course.................................................................... Friars Head Golf Club Dream Foursome............................................Dad, Val Skinner and Bill Murray

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Cole Miller Senior • New Tripoli, Pa. • Northwestern Lehigh High School

Season 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 32 2343 66 11 28 2040 69 11 32 2288 66 12 32 2271 65 13 124 8942 65 47

2018 All-Big Ten first team 2018 Rutherford Intercollegiate Champion 2018 Big Ten Championship Runner-up 2017 NCAA Washington Regional Champion 2017 Seminole Intercollegiate Champion 2017 Kingsmill Intercollegiate Co-champion 2016 Pennsylvania Amateur Champion 2016 PING All-Northeast Region Team 3x Big Ten Golfer of the Week (10/1/14, 3/14/17, 4/18/18) 2017 All-Big Ten Second Team 3x NCAA All-Region Team Senior Year (2017-18): Competed in all 13 events, including the Big Ten Championship and NCAA Regional...Played 32 events with a team-best 70.97 average...Named to All-Big Ten first team...Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week for April 18...Winner of the Rutherford Intercollegiate...Runner-up in the Big Ten Championship...All-time scoring leader in program history. Junior Year (2016-17): Competed in all 12 events...Averaged a 71.5 in 32 rounds of play...Was low-man in five events, winning two tournaments including the 2017 NCAA Washington Regional...Selected All-Big Ten Second Team...Posted team’s best scoring average...Recognized with honorable mention PING! All-America honors...Competed in the British and U.S. Amatuer. Sophomore Year (2015-16): Competed in all 11 events and averaged a 72.8 (28 rounds)…Posted best finish of fifth at Mountaineer Intercollegiate 141 (72-71)...Never finished outside of top-35 in all 10 tournaments including Big Ten Championships and NCAA Regionals...Won 2016 Pennsylvania Amateur at Moselem Springs Freshman Year (2014-15): Played 32 rounds in 11 events for a 73.2 average...Shot low round of 66 twice…Finished in top 10 twice and top-20 five times...Took third place at the Primland Invitational 205 (70-69-66) for best finish of rookie season...Competed in both postseason events (Big Ten Championships and NCAA Regionals. Before Penn State: Three-time conference and district champion...Twotime PIAA State Championship runner-up...Four-year letter winner in golf... Tied first in 2015 Amateur Qualifying...Finished seventh in U.S. Open Sectional qualifying. Personal: Born July 28, 1995...Resides in New Tripoli, Pennsylvania...Parents are Carl and Jenny...Has one brother, Travis, and one sister, Kayla...Majoring in marketing.

Fun Facts Favorite Club....................................................................................................... Driver Favorite Pro Golfer..............................................................................Jack Nicklaus Favorite Course...........................................................Torey Pines, South Course Dream Foursome............... Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer & Francis Ouimet

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Finish Top 1 5 10 - 1 2 - 1 3 5 6 6 1 2 1 6 10 12

W-L 421-243 594-195 716-194 701-99 2374-730

Average 73.22 72.86 71.50 70.97 72.11


Connor Raeman Junior • Canandaigua, N.Y. • McQuaid Jesuit High School

Season 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Totals

Low Rounds Strokes Round Events 3 226 73 1 3 226 71 1 3 226 71 1 9 678 71 3

Finish Top 1 5 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -

W-L 23-44 35-39 24-49 83-132

Average 75.33 75.33 75.33 75.33

Junior Year (2017-18): Competed in the Rutherford Intercollegiate matching his career-low of 71 in round two. Sophomore Year (2016-17): Competed in the Rutherford Intercollegiate posting a career-low of 71 in round two. Freshman Year (2015-16): Competed in the Rutherford Intercollegiate posting a season-low round of 73. Before Penn State: Four-time first-team All-Greater Rochester Area pick... Won the Rochester City Area Catholic championship three times...Champion of 2013 New York State Golf Association Junior Amateur...Finished second at 2014 AJGA Ravenwood Junior Championship. Personal: Born February 6, 1997...Resides in Canandaigua, New York...Parents are Michelle and Robert...Has four siblings Ali, Kate, Lee and Falynne... Majoring in economics.

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Athletic Director's Trophy February 4, 2017 • Kissimmee, Fla. • Reunion Club KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Forty-five years since the last installment of the Athletic Director’s Trophy, Penn State men’s golf reclaimed the title defeating West Virginia University by nine strokes at the Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. “The event was fantastic and showed great sportsmanship throughout,” said head coach Greg Nye. “It was hard to believe it has been 45 years since this event has been played. Coach Covich (WVU) and I enjoyed bringing it back and hope to do it again soon.” Penn State slotted the lowest two finishers of the day with junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) leading the field, netting an even par 72 and sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) right behind at 1-over. Mountaineer Chris Williams finished 2-over followed by teammates Drew Dewald and Tristan Nicholls, who each finished at 76 before the Nittany Lion duo of Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) and JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) both came in at 77.

“Cole and Charles scored it out there today in the wind on a challenging track,” said Nye. “As expected both teams were rusty and in our case we need to have a good week of guided practice leading into the Big Ten Match Play.” Pos

Team/Player

1 Penn State

Total

+/-

377

+17

1

Cole Miller

72

E

2

Charles Huntzinger

73

+1

T-6

Alec Bard

77

+5

T-6

JD Hughes

77

+5

T-8

Christian Elliot

78

+6

T-8

Ryan Dornes

78

+6

Senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) and sophomore Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) rounded up the Blue & White competitors at 78.

B1G Match Match PlayPlay February 10-11, February 2017 • Palm 10-11, Coast, 2017Fla. • Palm • Hammock Coast, Fla. Beach • Hammock Resort Beach Resort PALM COAST, Fla. — The Penn State Nittany Lions secured a program-best second-place finish at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, defeating Iowa in the semifinals before falling to Northwestern in the championship at the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida. Semifinals The 5th-seeded Lions squared off against the eighth-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes to begin action on the final day of the Big Ten Match Play Championship. Sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) won 5&4 and freshman Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) won 3&2 to give Penn State the early 2-0 lead with neither trailing at any point in their matches.

This secured Penn State's best finish in its Big Ten Match Play history and first appearance in the championship. Finals The Blue & White met the No. 3 seed in the championship, Northwestern, to close out the Big Ten Match Play Championship, ultimately falling 3.5-2.5 to claim second. Elliott and Huntzinger both dropped their final matches 5&4 and 7&5, respectively, before Dornes put Penn State on the board with a 4&2 win making the score 2-1.

Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) and senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) dropped their matches 2&1 and 3&2, respectively to even the score at 2-2.

Hughes halved his match after coming from a two-hole deficit with four holes remaining. The last two matches came down to the final hole, Miller with a one-hole lead and Bard tied. Bard dropped the final hole giving Northwestern the 3.5-2.5 victory after Miller won his match 2UP.

Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) who needed to win the final hole in the quarterfinals to push Penn State into the semis fell 2&1 in second match of the weekend.

The second-place finish is the Nittany Lions' first and best finish at the Big Ten Match Play Championship.

Sophomore Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.), after trailing for 11 of the first 14 holes, won both 15 and 16 to take a one-hole lead entering the final two holes of play. After the match was evened up on 17, Dornes won 18, sending Penn State to the finals against Northwestern.

"We got beat by an excellent team today," Nye said. "They had us down in five matches midway, but not out. We had four guys step up over the last six holes and we nearly won it all at the last hole. The 30-plus foot steep downhill putt at the last made by Everton Hawkins was tough to watch after the comeback we made. That's sports. Proud of our team."

"Every one of our guys stayed in their match," said head coach Greg Nye. "No quit. That made the difference in the tie-breaker. Ryan Dornes came up big with a great two-putt from 80 feet in the back left corner of the green to win his match in crunch time to send us to the finals."

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Challenge at Champions February 25, 2017 • Houston, Texas • Champions Golf Club HOUSTON, Texas — The men’s golf team defeated Michigan State at the Challenge at Champions for a second-straight year to continue its head-tohead success in NCAA stroke play, 355-365, on the Cypress Creek course at the Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas.

Sophomore Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) shot even par on the day and senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) shot a 74. JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) shot a 77 to round out the Nittany Lion scores. Pos

The victory moves the Lions to 4-1-0 in head-to-head play, 2-0 in stroke play and 2-1 in match play through the early goings of 2017.

Team/Player

Total

1 Penn State

355

E

Cole Miller

69

-2

T-2

Charles Huntzinger

70

-1

T-2

Ryan Davis

70

-1

T-5

Ryan Dornes

72

+1

Christian Elliot

74

+3

JD Hughes

77

+6

1

“We played exceptionally well out there today to end up with the win,” said head coach Greg Nye. “The Spartans are a very deep, well-coached and talented team. Anytime you can play team golf at even par on a championship golf course, you are feeling you have accomplished what you set out to do. Proud of our effort.

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The Blue & White produced the three lowest scores of the day with junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) leading the way with the only sub-70 round at 69. Sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) and freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) both shot 70s to follow Miller’s performance.

+/-

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Seminole Intercollegiate March 10-12, 2017 • Tallahassee, Fla. • Southwood Golf Course TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Penn State men's golf led wire-to-wire all three days of action to claim the Seminole Intercollegiate Championship at 31-under with Cole Miller claiming the individual championship at 15-under on the Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Florida. The Lions' team score of 233 ranks second lowest all-time for a 54-hole tournament as does junior Cole Miller's (New Tripoli, Pa.) three-round total of 201. Miller's victory also marks the second straight stroke-play tournament that a Lion has been crowned champion of after sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) won the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in October.

Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.), playing as an individual shot his thirdstraight even par round of 72 to finish tied with Davis for 31st. Pos

Team/Player

"Incredible win, fighters, so proud of this team," said head coach Greg Nye.

1 Penn State

Miller's first collegiate victory featured a career-low 54-hole score of 201 and four eagles throughout the tournament, including one on 16 to separate himself from the field. His average par-5 score led the 81-player field at 4.00, and alone, he carded more eagles than any other team in the tournament.

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Huntzinger finished in a tie for 12th after a 2-under 70 put him at 7-under for the tournament. The Georgia native was very consistent all weekend, totaling 39 pars, good for third-most in the field. Sophomore Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) shot his lowest 54-hole score of 214 after an even par day secured the personal record and a tie for 27th. A string of four birdies in five holes starting at the seventh hole was crucial to the Lions' success as a team.

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Freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) also finished with a career-best score of 216 after a 3-over 75 put him at even par and tied for 31st for the tournament. Senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) shot 1-over to finish tied for 44th at 3-over overall. Elliott's opening round of 68 was the lowest shot by a Lion other than Miller.

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Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

273

277

283

833

-31

Cole Miller

66

67

68

201

-15

T-12

Charles Huntzinger

70

69

70

209

-7

T-27

Ryan Dornes

73

69

72

214

-2

T-31

Ryan Davis

69

72

75

216

E

T-31

JD Hughes*

72

72

72

216

E

T-44

Christian Elliot

68

78

73

219

+3

* denotes played as an individual


Kingsmill Intercollegiate March 19-21, 2017 • Williamsburg, Va. • Kingsmill Resort River Course WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The 36th-ranked Penn State men’s golf team shot its second-straight team score of 284 to finish at 11-over and in second place amongst the 22-team field of the Kingsmill Intercollegiate in Williamsburg, Virginia. Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) and sophomore Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) finished as the only two golfers in the 117-player field without a round over par and a tie atop the individual leaderboard. However, the Lions were not able to secure a second-straight title with Tennessee claiming the team championship at 10-over. “Cole and Ryan worked very hard out there right down to the wire,” said head coach Greg Nye. “Nothing came easy on the recently aerated greens and they both stayed patient. Back-to-back for Cole is impressive and Ryan has worked super hard to get into our lineup and has just taken off.” For the second-straight tournament Miller has finished in first place, while also leading each tournament in par-5 scoring with a 4.00 average in both. Miller opened up his final round at 2-over, but went bogey free on the back-nine with two birdies to finish the tournament with a 1-under score of 209. Dornes began the tournament with a 1-under 69 and then followed it up with two straight even par showings to finish tied with Miller. This was a careerbest finish and first collegiate title for Dornes who has now shot under par in consecutive tournaments. Tied for second in total birdies made throughout the tournament, Dornes carded 10 with two of those coming on the back-nine in the final round.

Freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) ended his tournament with a 2-over round of 72 to finish at 6-over and tied for 13th overall, a career-best finish in a 54-hole event. Senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) shot a 5-over on his final round to tie for 30th at 220 and sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) shot his lowest-score with a 2-over 72 to finish at 224 and tied for 51st. “Tennessee was just one better after three days,” said Nye. “Tough loss, but congrats to them as they played exceptionally well today when it was on the line.” Tennessee shot their lowest score of the tournament of 280 to edge out the Lions. Eastern Kentucky finished in third at 17-over, while Louisville took fourth at 21-over. Dornes and Miller tied with Marshall’s Clark Robinson to finish as co-champions with totals of 209. Pos

Team/Player

2 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

283

284

284

851

+11

T-1

Cole Miller

70

69

70

209

-1

T-1

Ryan Dornes

69

70

70

209

-1

T-13

Ryan Davis

73

71

72

216

+6

T-30

Christian Elliot

71

74

75

220

+10

T-51

Charles Huntzinger

78

74

72

224

+14

Rutherford Intercollegiate April 15-16, 2017 • University Park, Pa. • Penn State Blue Course UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State men’s golf team overcame a 12-stroke deficit to claim a co-championship with Georgetown at 16-over at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in University Park, Pa.

Penn State shot its lowest round of the tournament (287), while Georgetown shot its worst (299) for the co-champions result. Oakland finished in third with eight strokes back with Eastern Michigan and Seton Hall tied for fourth.

Sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) led the way with a 3-under 68 to finish in a tie for fourth at 214 at 1-over. Huntzinger finished the tournament tied for second in par-4 scoring at 3-under and third in overall birdies with 10.

Ohio’s Peyton White claimed the player title with a 4-under 209. Lloyd Jefferson Go from Seton Hall tied the Blue Course record with a 64, tying former Nittany Lion Robert Rohanna’s low-score.

Freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) ended his tournament in sixth place after a 4-over 75 totaled his score at 215 and 2-over overall. Davis used consistent play to place himself inside the top 10 as he tied for second with 39 pars over the 54-hole contest. Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) shot the second-best score of the final day for the Lions with a one-under 70. Hughes finished in a tie for 17th at 8-over par. Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) shot a 74 on his round, finishing in a tie for 27th with 223. Senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) shot a 77 to end in a tie for 45th. Freshman Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.), playing as an individual, finished tied with Hughes after his 1-over 72. Sophomore Connor Raeman (Canandaigua, N.Y.) led the tournament in par5 scoring at 4-under and finished in a tie for 40th at +13, while senior Cody Cox (Milford, Pa.) shot a closing score of 84 to finish in 72nd. Both played as individuals.

Pos

Team/Player

T-1 Penn State T-4 6

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

293

288

287

868

+16

Charles Huntzinger

73

73

68

214

+1

Ryan Davis

71

69

75

215

+2

T-17

JD Hughes

79

72

70

221

+8

T-17

Alec Bard

73

76

74

223

+8

T-27

Cole Miller

73

76

74

223

+10

T-40

Connor Raeman*

79

71

76

226

+13

T-45

Christian Elliot

76

74

77

227

+14

Cody Cox

79

88

84

251

+38

72

* denotes played as an individual

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Kepler Intercollegiate April 22-23, 2017 • Columbus, Ohio • Ohio State Scarlet Course COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Penn State men's golf team shot its best round of the tournament to finish in a tie for fourth place with host school Ohio State in a 15-team field at the Kepler Intercollegiate in Columbus, Ohio.

"Yesterday, late on our final nine holes we got worn down with the relentless course set up and overly firm green surfaces," said Nye. "Being frustrated you start to force things and that never ends well, thus, our deficit at day's end."

The Lions bounced back from their second round score of 307 for a sub-300 final round of 297 to finish at 903 for the tournament. Three Blue & White golfers finished in the top 25, one of three teams in the field to do so.

Illinois took home the team title at 12-over with Kent State 10 strokes behind. Iowa finished in third place at 47-over before the Lions and Buckeyes at 51over.

"Today as a team we did not start great through five holes," said head coach Greg Nye. "But, over the final 13 we played smarter, no quit, determined golf. I loved seeing this in our team."

Dylan Meyer from Illinois won the player championship with the only threeday total under par at 2-under.

Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) shot his second 2-over round of 73 to finish in a tie for 14th place at 224, while sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) shot a 75 to finish one stroke behind Hughes at 225 and in a tie for 19th place. Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) shot his best round of 74 to finish a shot behind Huntzinger at 226 and tied for 22nd. Freshman Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) ended his tournament with a 78 and finished in a tie for 48th, while freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) shot his best round of the tournament at 75 to finish in a tie for 58th.

Pos

Team/Player

T-4 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

299

307

297

903

+51

T-14

JD Hughes

73

78

73

224

+11

T-19

Charles Huntzinger

74

76

75

225

+12

T-22

Cole Miller

76

76

74

226

+13

T-48

Alec Bard

76

80

78

234

+21

T-58

Ryan Davis

85

77

75

237

+24

Championship April 28-30, 2017 • Baltimore, Md. • Five Farms East Course BALTIMORE Md. — The Penn State men’s golf team finished with two golfers in the top-6 and shot its lowest round of the Big Ten Championship to finish in a three-way tie for fifth with Iowa and Purdue in the 14-team field in Baltimore, Maryland.

"Cole was so solid start-to-finish this week and for that matter this entire second half of our year," said Nye. "He has improved technically, strategically, yes, but it is his composure and patience that has paved the way for him success after success."

"It was a day where we had all five players playing well through 13 holes," said head coach Greg Nye. "A rough stretch at 14 & 15 knocked us back in the team standings only to recover playing 16-18 under par to finish. We have had an ability the last six events or more to close. You have to dig deep. Proud of this team."

Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) finished in a tie for 35th after a 4-over 74 put him at 220 after three rounds. Freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) shot his best round of the weekend at 1-over and senior Christian Elliott (Port Perry, Ontario) shot a 78 to wrap up his weekend.

The Nittany Lions, along with Illinois, were the only teams to have two golfers finish within the top-6 of the 70-player field. Sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) shot his only subpar round in a 3-under 67 to finish at 2-under for the tournament after back-to-back birdies on 17 and 18. Huntzinger finished tied for 4th place with five birdies and two bogies on the day. "Charles was +5 through 11 holes of the first round," said Nye. "Then fights his way back to -2 for the next 43 holes to earn a spot on the All-Big Ten Tournament team with a top-5 finish. Just impressive." Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) also shot a late birdie to carry himself under par overall after he birdied the par-4, 16th hole. Miller was 2-under through six before bogeying three straight. He then shot 2-under on the back nine to put him in a tie for sixth one-stroke behind Huntzinger at 209.

Illinois finished as the only team under par at -11 and led after all three days of action. Northwestern finished second at 5-over with Ohio State at 15-over before the trio of Penn State, Iowa and Purdue at 18-over. Illinois’ Dylan Meyer finished at 5-under to win the individual title with Ohio State’s Will Grimmer and Northwestern’s Ryan Lumsden tied for second at 4-under before Penn State’s Huntzinger. Pos

T-4 Penn State

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Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

287

290

281

858

+18

T-4

Charles Huntzinger

71

70

67

208

-2

T-6

Cole Miller

70

70

69

209

-1

T-13

JD Hughes

73

73

74

220

+10

T-59

Ryan Davis

73

83

71

227

+17

Christian Elliot

80

77

78

235

+25

67

26

Team/Player


NCAA Regionals May 15-17, 2017 • Sammamish, Wash. • Aldarra Country Club SAMMAMISH, Wash. — The Penn State men’s golf team finished fifth at the Washington Regional and secured its first appearance in the NCAA Championship since 2010. The Championship will be held in Sugar Grove, Illinois, from May 26-29.

"I cannot say enough about the play of Ryan Davis," Nye said. "After a tough Big Ten, he just prepared and was super determined to compete at a higher level in the NCAA Regional. A top-10 finish in this field is one heck of an accomplishment."

Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) shot his third consecutive sub-par round, a 3-under 68 to win the individual championship at 7-under. He is the second Nittany Lion to win an NCAA Regional (TJ Howe, 2010).

Sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) shot a 2-over 73 to finish with a score of 220 and tied for 27th, while freshman Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) shot 8-over and finished tied for 51st.

"What a battle we had with Alabama, Washington, Texas A&M, San Diego and UTEP all day today," said Greg Nye, Nittany Lion head coach. "We responded so well when Washington made a strong surge on the final nine, getting contributions from all five guys. That was fun to go at it that hard. I have said it before, but this team has consistently displayed a resilience and fight all year."

Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) shot his lowest round of the regional finishing with a 76 and tied for 65th place.

This will mark the fifth time under Nye that the Lions have appeared in the NCAA Championship with appearances in 1996, 2004, 2008 and 2010 with their best finish in 2004 (15th). Miller finished with the lowest par-4 scoring and shot the third-most birdies in the field. This was Miller’s fifth individual title of the 2016-17 season. "Cole was not going to be denied today," Nye said. "Not everything went his way and he simply moved on through adversity, kept his poise and rebounded with some great golf shots." Freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) matched Miller’s last two rounds of 69 and 68 to finish tied for eighth at 1-under. Davis led the field in par-5 scoring at 7-under and finished fourth in overall birdies with 13.

USC was the No. 1 ranked team entering the regional and finished first as the only team under par at minus-3 with Kent State (+3), Florida State (+10), Alabama (+10) and the Lions (+11) advancing to the national championship. Miller finished with a three-stroke lead over four golfers tied at 4-under. The lone individual advancing to the NCAA Championship is Chandler Phillips from Texas A&M who finished in seventh at 2-under. Pos

Team/Player

5 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

290

288

285

863

+11

1

Cole Miller

69

69

68

206

-7

T-8

Ryan Davis

75

69

68

212

-1

T-27

Charles Huntzinger

72

75

73

220

+7

T-51

Alec Bard

74

75

79

228

+15

T-65

JD Hughes

79

79

76

234

+21

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NCAA Championships May 26-28, 2017 • Sugar Grove, Ill. • Rich Harvest Farms

Sugar Grove, Ill. — The Penn State men's golf team advanced four more positions during Sunday's third round at the NCAA Championships, shooting an 8-over 296 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. The Nittany Lions were the lowest-seeded squad in the 30-team NCAA field, and the No. 48 overall seed heading into NCAA Regionals. Penn State tied Lipscomb for 24th place to finish ahead of five teams seeded higher. The Nittany Lions finished with a 27-over 891 over the three rounds. "Moving up on the last day was certainly our target," said head coach Greg Nye. "We didn't finish again today after moving forward significantly through 15 holes. The guys played hard today to the end. As their coach, that is what you want for each of them. I am certain and proud that they did just that." Freshman Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) led the Nittany Lions Sunday with his second consecutive one-under 71. Davis posted four birdies en route to his second consecutive 71 to lead the team with a three-round score of two-over 218 (76-71-71). Junior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) had an eagle and three birdies on Sunday en route to a two-over 72. He posted a three-round score of three-over 219 (74-71-74). A second-team All-Big Ten selection, Miller was the medalist at the NCAA Washington Regional. Freshman Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) had his best round of the Championship on Sunday, carding a two-over 74, which included four birdies. He finished with a three-day total of 230 (79-77-74).

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Sophomore Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) shot a 77 on Sunday. The firstteam All-Big selection finished with a three-day total of 230 (75-78-77). Sophomore JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) shot a 78 Sunday for a three-round total of seven-over 229 (76-75-78). After Sunday's third round, the field was cut in half, from 30 teams to 15. The Nittany Lions played in the NCAA Championships for the fifth time under head coach Greg Nye, the last appearance coming in 2010. Penn State, Illinois and Purdue were the Big Ten Conference teams participating in the 2017 NCAA Men's Golf Championships. Penn State made its 23rd NCAA Championship regional appearance under Nye earlier this month, finishing fifth in the Washington Regional after being seeded ninth in the regional. Pos

Team/Player

T-24 Penn State T-59

Ryan Davis

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

301

294

296

881

+27

76

71

71

218

+3

T-66

Cole Miller

74

71

74

219

+4

T-127

JD Hughes

76

75

78

229

+13

T-132

Alec Bard

79

77

74

230

+14

T-132

Charles Huntzinger

75

78

77

230

+14


Gopher Invitational September 10-11, 2017 • Independence, Minn. • Windsong Farm Golf Club INDEPENDENCE, Minn. — The Penn State men’s golf team finished 13th in the 16-team field at the Gopher Invitational in at the Windsong Farm Golf Club in Independence, Minn. An impressive field featured five of the nation’s top-25 teams. The Nittany Lions bounced back after a difficult opening round to shoot a team total of 289 in round two, which concluded after play was called for darkness. Penn State concluded the competition with a 293 after its opening round total of 301. Four men’s golf student-athletes for the Blue & White finished in the top 50. Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) turned in low score for the Nittany Lions after a final round of 3-over 74 to tie at 28th. Miller finished in a tie for 28th individually and 6-over par for the tournament. Junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) had an up and down weekend. After his 2-under 69 in round two, he finished the tournament with a 4-over 75. He came in a tie for 42nd and 8-over par. Juniors JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) and Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) saw improvement in each round. They both capped off the tournament with a 2-over 73. Hughes ended in a tie for 45th and 9-over, while Dornes was in a tie for 56th and 11-over. Sophomore Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) was steady throughout, ending with back-to-back 73s. Bard came in a tie for 50th and shot 10-over for the tournament.

Arkansas held onto its lead after day one to claim the team title with an overall score of 4-under 848. The Razorbacks were the only team to finish under par for the tournament and tied the tournament record for low overall score. No. 4 Baylor came in second at 6-over and defending national champion and no. 3 Oklahoma came in third at 7-over. Penn State finished at 31-over 883 and was one of eight schools with at least four players in the top 50. Pos

Team/Player

13 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

+31

301

289

293

883

T-28

Cole Miller

72

73

74

219

+6

T-42

Charles Huntzinger

77

69

75

221

+8

T-46

JD Hughes

75

84

73

222

+9

T-51

Alec Bard

77

73

73

223

+10

T-56

Ryan Dornes

77

74

73

224

+11

Rod Myers Invitational

September 16-17, 2017 • Durham, N.C. • Duke University Golf Club DURHAM, N.C. — The Penn State men's golf team secured a fifth-place finish out of the 12-team field at the Rod Myers Invitational at the Duke University Golf Club in Durham, N.C. Another high-caliber field featured four of the nation's top-25 teams for the two-day event. Penn State saw improvement as the weekend went on, finishing with a team total of 5-under par 859. The tournament concluded Sunday with three Nittany Lions carding under-par rounds. Four Blue & White golfers finished in the top 50. "After our start in this tournament, we played very hard the last 45 holes to right the ship," said Nittany Lion men's golf head coach Greg Nye. "A top-five finish in this field is a job well done." Junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) shot a final round of 3-under 69. He carded a team-high 12 birdies on the weekend to finish at 7-under for the tournament and in a tie for eighth individually. "Charles has been working hard to get his game to a level to which he is capable," Nye said. "Charles had another great performance here this weekend." Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) put together a bogey-free final round of 3-under 69. He bounced back after a 3-over opening round to get into red numbers, finishing at 2-under and tied for 15th.

"Ryan Davis just kept bouncing back to bring us our third sub-par round of the day," Nye said. Juniors JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) and Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) shot final rounds of 75 and 77 respectively to round out the Penn State lineup. No. 8 Wake Forest was the wire-to-wire leader with a total score of 835 and 29-under par, claiming its third straight Rod Myers Invitational championship. Wake Forest's Will Zalatoris and Oregon's Norman Xiong finished as cochampions at 12-under par.

Pos

Team/Player

5 Penn State T-8

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

290

285

284

859

-5 -7

Charles Huntzinger

67

73

69

209

T-15

Cole Miller

75

70

69

214

-2

T-24

Ryan Davis

77

69

71

217

+1

T-50

JD Hughes

72

77

75

224

+8

T-59

Ryan Dornes

76

73

77

226

+10

Sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) made his first appearance of the season and was a bright spot for the team. Davis put together two rounds under-par with a final round of 1-under 71.

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Windon Memorial Classic October 8-9, 2017 • Skokie, Ill. • Evanston Country Club SKOKIE, Ill. — The Penn State men’s golf team was able to hold onto its second-round lead to take a share of the Windon Memorial Classic team title with fellow Big Ten institution Northwestern. The Nittany Lions shot a total of 5-under 835 at the Evanston Golf Club for the third-lowest score in the 21-year history of the tournament. After an opening round of even par, the Nittany Lions shot 3-under in round two to put them ahead of the pack. Penn State finished off the tournament, with a 2-under 278 in Monday’s final round. “We had a solid opening six holes, but the Cats (Northwestern) were on fire over the first 14 holes,” said head coach Greg Nye. “We hung in and just kept playing. We made some good scores of our own, got some help to make it close and eventually get into that top spot.” Junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) was the low-man for Penn State with a final round of even-par 70 and 2-under 208 for the tournament to finish in a tie for fifth individually. Sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) also had a third-round score of even-par 70 to tie for eighth at 1-under 209. Junior Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) was the only Nittany Lion to play under par in multiple rounds. He tied for 10th at even-par 210 after a career-low final round score of 2-under 68 after and opening round of 1-under 69.

“Both Ryan Davis and Ryan Dornes came up big for us over the entire event,” Nye said. Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) shot a final round of 2-over 72 to finish in a tie for 13th at 1-over 211 and Junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) played his final round at even-par 70 to for a top-30 finish at 5-over 215. “JD (Hughes) played in at 3-under over his last 10 holes and that was a difference maker to gut that out,” Nye said. The individual winner was Patrick Flavin of Miami of Ohio who tied for the low-round of the tournament with an opening round 5-under 65 followed by rounds of 2-over 72 and 1-under 69. He claimed the title at a 4-under 206. Pos

Team/Player

T-1 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

280

277

278

835

-5

T-5

Charles Huntzinger

71

67

70

208

-2

T-8

-1

Ryan Davis

70

69

70

209

T-10

Ryan Dornes

69

73

68

210

E

T-13

Cole Miller

70

69

72

211

+1

T-29

JD Hughes

73

72

70

215

+5

Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate October 13-15, 2017 • Jonesborough, Tenn. • The Blackthorn Club at The Ridge JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. — The Penn State men’s golf team cruised to a ninestroke victory at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate to win back-to-back tournament titles to close its fall season. The Nittany Lions shot a team total of 31-under 833 at the Blackthorn Club at The Ridge to match the second-lowest 54-hole team total in program history.

Senior Cole Miller shot 4-under 211 for the weekend, including a final round of 2-under 70 to finish in a tie for 12th.

Penn State was the start-to-finish winner, leading after each day of competition with rounds of 11-under 277, 16-under 272, and a final round 4-under 284 to win the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate for the second time in three years.

Junior Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) came in a tie for 25th after shooting 1-under 215 on the weekend.

“Winning the Windon (Memorial Classic) and the Bank of Tennessee (Intercollegiate) takes one heck of an effort,” said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. “Three or four high-quality teams made great runs at us on Saturday and Sunday, and each time our team responded with runs of our own.” Junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) led the way for the Blue & White, carding a final round of 4-under 68 for a total of 14-under 202 to finish in second place individually. In round one, Hughes shot a 6-under 66, his career-low, and he made 19 birdies on the weekend, tied for the most in the tournament. Junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) matched his career-low of 64 in round two of the tournament and played at 11-under 205 for the event. Huntzinger finished third. “Charles (Huntzinger) again just played tremendous golf and JD (Hughes) put together his best collegiate event wire-to-wire,” said Nye.

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“JD’s (Hughes) birdies at 17 and 18 along with Cole’s (Miller) at 16 really sealed it for us,” said Nye.

The individual winner was Hayden Buckley of fifth-ranked Missouri who was 17-under 199 for the tournament with an opening round of 4-under 68, followed by rounds of 8-under 64, and 5-under 67. He tied Penn State’s Huntzinger for the low round of the tournament. Pos

Team/Player

1 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

277

272

284

833

-31

2

JD Hughes

66

68

68

202

-14

3

Charles Huntzinger

69

64

72

205

-11

T-12

Cole Miller

70

71

70

211

-5

T-25

Ryan Dornes

72

69

74

215

-1

T-51

Daniel Martinez

69

76

77

222

+6

T-65

Ryan Davis

76

73

75

224

+8


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Athletic Director's Trophy February 4, 2018 • Orlando, Fla. • Reunion Resort

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Penn State Men’s golf team shot a total of 3-over 363 to defeat West Virginia by 15 strokes at the Reunion Resort Watson Course to win the Athletic Director’s Trophy for the second-consecutive year. The Nittany Lions were led by junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) who fired a match-low 3-under 69. “Led by Charles, we played very well today on the Watson Course,” said Penn State coach Greg Nye. “We really did excellent work on managing our early season expectations and emotions on a challenging golf course design with strong winds today.” Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) and freshman Daniel Martinez (Austin, Texas) followed in a tie for second place with rounds of 1-over 73. Junior Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) and sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) each shot rounds of 2-over 74 to follow close behind. After a nearly 40-year hiatus, the Athletic Director’s Trophy event was reinstated in 2017. The Nittany Lions have now registered back-to-back wins over the Mountaineers.

Pos

Team/Player

1 Penn State 1

Total

+/-

363

+3

Charles Huntzinger

69

-3

T-2

Cole Miller

73

+1

T-2

Daniel Martinez

73

+1

T-5

Ryan Dornes

74

+2

T-5

Ryan Davis

74

+2

12

Alec Bard

81

+9

Match Play February 9-10, 2018 • Palm Coast, Fla. • Hammock Beach Resort PALM COAST, Fla. — The Penn State men’s golf team finished fourth with 12.5 points in the Big Ten Match Play Championship at the Hammock Beach Resort Ocean Course after splitting its matches on the second day. The Nittany Lions defeated eventual co-champion Michigan State in the morning round and fell in the third-place match to undefeated Wisconsin.

Round Three (vs. Michigan State) The morning match against Michigan State was shortened to nine holes after a two-hour fog delay. In the match, the Nittany Lions would defeat the Spartans, 4-2, highlighted by junior Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) winning his match 1UP to extend his unbeaten streak in the event to 3-0.

Day One (vs. Indiana & Rutgers) “Indiana played very well and took it to us as we attempted to catch up on our travel fatigue,” said Penn State coach Greg Nye. “It was a tough break, but I was proud of how we regrouped this afternoon and won several close matches with Rutgers.”

Also providing points for Penn State in the match was senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.), winning 2&1, and sophomores Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.), 3&1, and Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.), 1UP.

Junior Ryan Dornes was 2-0 on the day, defeating Indiana’s Jack Sparrow, 4&2, and besting Rutgers’ Tony Jing, 1UP. Dornes never trailed in the morning round, but needed a comeback victory to defeat Jing, taking the lead on the 15th hole. Freshman Daniel Martinez made four consecutive birdies on four of the final five holes to defeat Rutgers’ Jack Panagos, 6&5, in the afternoon session. Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) won the final four holes over Rutgers’ Matt Holuta to win the match 3&1. Sophomore Alec Bard claimed his afternoon match, 2UP, and Junior Charles Huntzinger won his bout, 1UP."We played two quality teams, played hard, and came away with a split," Nye said. "The event jump starts your competitiveness for the second half of the college golf season."

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Round Four (vs. Wisconsin) At the conclusion of round three, the teams were reseeded for the crossdivisional matchups. No. 2 from the west, Wisconsin, defeated the East Division’s No. 2, Penn State, 4-2, to give the Nittany Lions a fourth-place finish in the event. The Badgers finished the event undefeated with 14 points to finish third in the event. Junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) claimed his individual match, 4&3, and freshman Daniel Martinez continued his strong play on the weekend to win his match, 3&2. Purdue and Michigan State tied in the championship match to be crowned the 2018 Big Ten Match Play co-champions.


Challenge at Champions February 24, 2018 • Houston, Texas • Champions Golf Club HOUSTON — The Penn State men’s golf team claimed the Mini Land Grant Trophy at the Challenge at Champions defeating Michigan State by a team score of 362-377 on Saturday at the Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas. “We had a tough trip down to Houston and the guys did a remarkable job of handling it,” said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. “They prepared well and quickly adjusted to the very soft turf conditions and gusty winds at Champions Golf Club.” Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) was the low man in the event, shooting a 1-under 70 to take the top spot on the leaderboard. Sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) followed close behind with an even-par 71 and junior Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) carded a 1-over 72. “We were so focused today and played well from start to finish,” Nye said. The Nittany Lions have now claimed three-consecutive Challenge at Champions titles over the Spartans and are 2-0 this season in head-to-head stroke play competition.

Pos

Team/Player

1 Penn State

Total

+/-

362

+7

1

Cole Miller

70

-1

2

Ryan Davis

71

E

3

Ryan Dornes

72

+1

T-4

JD Hughes

74

+3

T-6

Charles Huntzinger

75

+4

10

Alec Bard

77

+6

Colleton River Collegiate March 12-13, 2018 • Bluffton, S.C. • Colleton River Club BLUFFTON, S.C. — The Penn State men’s golf team recorded a top-five finish in the Colleton River Collegiate, holding a share of fourth place with host Michigan State at 32-over-par.

Sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) matched a season low in the final round with a 3-under 69 to finish in a tie for 15th along with junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) at 10-over for the tournament.

After a windy day one was shortened due to darkness, the teams completed round two on ay two and continued into the third and final round.

Penn State played the par fives at 7-under for the tournament to lead the field, and eagles by Hughes and Davis put the Nittany Lions at the top of the category for the tournament.

“Today, with far less wind, we certainly looked more like the team we have been and climbed the leaderboard with a great round at 6-under,” said Penn State men’s golf coach Greg Nye. Penn State recorded the lowest final round at 6-under to close out the tournament. Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) carded a final round of 2-under 70 to finish in a tie for fourth place individually. Joining Miller in fourth was sophomore Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) who played as an individual. Bard posted a final round of 1-under 71 to secure his first career top-five finish at 2-over for the tournament. “Cole and Alec both had outstanding events,” Nye said. “Cole made a push at the end to (nearly) notch another victory and to see Alec break through was something all coaches love to see with those who work as hard as he does.”

Iowa State claimed the team title at 15-over, going wire-to-wire to win the event. The individual winner was Brian Ohr of Miami (Ohio) who was the only player under par at 1-under. Pos

Team/Player

T-4 Penn State T-4

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

303

311

282

896

+32

Cole Miller

74

74

70

218

+2

T-4

Alec Bard*

70

77

71

218

+2

T-15

Ryan Davis

76

81

69

226

+10

T-15

JD Hughes

76

77

73

226

+10

T-25

Charles Huntzinger

77

82

70

229

+13

T-58

Ryan Dornes

82

79

78

237

+21

* denotes played as an individual

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Linger Longer Invitational March 18-20, 2018 • Eatonton, Ga. • Lake Reynolds Oconee GREENSBORO, Ga. — The Penn State men’s golf team finished the Linger Longer Invitational with a final round of 1-over 289 to finish third in the event with a total team score of 8-under-par on the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Georgia.

The Nittany Lions tied with tournament champion Alabama for most birdies in the tournament with 59 each as a team. Miller also tied with individual champion Lee Hodges of the Crimson Tide for most birdies by an individual with 17.

After an hour-and-a-half fog delay, the Nittany Lions’ original team times were pushed back nearly two hours.

The team victory marked the second Linger Longer Invitational title for Alabama in three years, with the last coming in 2016. The Crimson Tide were able to knock Georgia off the top spot on the leaderboard after the Bulldogs led after the first two rounds.

“I am very proud of this excellent finish down here in Georgia,” said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. “We grew through this experience. Alabama and Georgia have a long history of success in this event and we stayed with them most of the way.” The low round on the day for Penn State was carded by junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) who bounced back after bogeying two of his first three holes to shoot 2-under 70. Hughes’ round highlighted by an eagle on the par-four 11th. The lefty finished at 3-over for the tournament, in a tie for 32nd. Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) played a steady round of 1-over 73 to finish 5-under for the tournament. Miller recorded his second consecutive top-10 finish, tying for sixth in the event.

Pos

Team/Player

3 Penn State T-6

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

278

289

289

856

-8 -5

Cole Miller

65

73

73

211

T-17

Charles Huntzinger

70

72

73

215

-1

T-32

JD Hughes

68

81

70

219

+3

T-42

Alec Bard

78

70

73

221

+5

T-48

Ryan Davis

75

74

74

223

+7

Junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) made a late charge, birdying four of his final five holes to finish with a 1-over 73 in the final round. Huntzinger found himself in a tie for 17th at 1-under for the tournament.

Rutherford Intercollegiate April 14-15, 2018 • State College, Pa. • Penn State Blue Course STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Penn State men's golf team held its lead on the final day of the tournament, to claim the program's fourth-consecutive Rutherford Intercollegiate championship at the Penn State Blue Course. The two-day event saw contrasting weather patterns with bright sunshine on Saturday and brisk temperatures on Sunday.

Also in the top 10 was sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.). Davis' played the weekend at 1-over to tie for eighth place individually.

"I'm really proud of how the guys played throughout the event," said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. "Throughout the event, we were really good with scoring through all players and it goes without saying, that's what won the event for us."

Finishing as team runner-up at 7-over was West Virginia. Oakland finished 15over for third place. Following Miller on the individual leaderboard was West Virginia's Max Sear at 4-under.

Penn State's team total was 8-under 844, the second-lowest score in 54-hole tournament history and the lowest since shifting the format to 54 holes at 7,202 yards in 2008. Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) claimed the individual championship at 7-under, shooting an even-par 71 in the final round. His 7-under 206 is the second-lowest individual total since the tournament shifted to par at 213 in 2008. "One of Cole's big goals in his great career here at Penn State was to finally win the Rutherford," Nye said. "He's won at Florida State, he's won an NCAA Regional, and now he's won a lion statue."

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In his first collegiate appearance, freshman James McHugh (Rye, N.Y.) finished tied for 27th at 8-over-par.

Pos

Team/Player

1 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

280

276

288

844

-8

1

Cole Miller

70

65

71

206

-7

T-3

JD Hughes

72

69

70

211

-2

T-6

Charles Huntzinger

69

71

73

213

E

Ryan Davis

69

71

74

214

+1

Ryan Dornes*

74

72

72

218

+5

T-8 T-18 T-27

James McHugh*

74

74

73

221

+8

T-31

Daniel Martinez*

72

74

76

222

+9

Junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) carded a final round of 1-under 70 to put him at 2-under for the tournament to finish in a tie for third place individually.

T-36

Alec Bard

73

73

77

223

+10

T-50

Connor Raeman*

79

71

76

226

+13

Playing at even-par for the tournament was junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) to finish in a tie for sixth place individually.

T-66

Lukas Clark*

80

75

79

234

+21

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* denotes played as an individual


Kepler Intercollegiate April 21-22, 2018 • Columbus, Ohio • Ohio State Scarlet Course COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Penn State men’s golf team recorded its eighthstraight top-five finish at the Kepler Intercollegiate, finishing in third place on Sunday with a team total of 16-over on the Ohio State Golf Club Scarlet Course. The third-place finish gives the Nittany Lions eight top-five finishes in nine tournament events this season with five in the top three. "The Scarlet Golf Course at Ohio State certainly checks all facets of your game as well as your heart and competitive character," said Penn State men's golf coach Greg Nye. "We were up to it this weekend." After round two at the Kepler Intercollegiate was called for darkness on Saturday, the middle round was completed Sunday morning followed by the third and final round. Sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) led the way for the Nittany Lions with his first career top-five finish. Davis carded a final round of 1-under 70 to finish in a tie for second place at 3-under-par. "Ryan Davis played as well as he did last year in the NCAA West Regional," Nye said. "His driving and iron game were on in all three rounds. You need contributions from the entire lineup and he gave us a huge lift."

Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) finished just outside the top 10 at 3-over to tie for 11th. Also inside the top 25 was junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) who finished in a tie for 23rd at 7-over-par. Purdue put together a final round of 11-under to win the tournament at 3-under and 13th-ranked Illinois placed second at 3-over. Individually, Purdue’s Jarle Volden was atop the leaderboard with a score of 9-under for the weekend. Pos

Team/Player

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

3 Penn State

286

291

291

868

+16

T-2

Ryan Davis

71

69

70

210

-3

T-11

Cole Miller

68

74

74

216

+3

T-23

Charles Huntzinger

74

74

72

220

+7

T-34

JD Hughes

74

74

75

223

+10

T-63

Ryan Dornes

73

76

80

229

+16

Championship

April 27-29, 2018 • Baltimore, Md. • Baltimore Country Club BALTIMORE, Md. — Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) tied for the secondbest finish in Penn State's Big Ten Conference Championship history as he took home the silver medal with a 4-under score for the weekend. The Nittany Lion men's golf team recorded its ninth top-five finish of the season, placing fourth in the Big Ten Championship on Sunday at Baltimore Country Club. Fighting challenging weather conditions on Sunday and competing with only four players on Friday, the Nittany Lions earned a fourth-place finish, duplicating their effort from a year ago on the same course at 20-over. "As you can see from the scores across the board, it was a very tough day to score," said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. "I feel our guys gave all that they had and achieved a top-level team finish in an excellent conference." Miller was one of only two players who were under-par for the three-round event and he led the field in birdies with 15 to finish at 4-under for the Championship. "Cole played another outstanding tournament," Nye said. "He played one great shot after another throughout the weekend." As a team, Penn State led the field in par-five scoring, playing them at 10-under over the weekend. Sophomore Ryan Davis (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) finished tied for 18th at 6-over for the Championship.

Sophomore Alec Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) placed tied for 28th at 9-over and junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) was 10-over to tie for 31st. Junior Ryan Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.) played consistent rounds to shoot 9-over on the weekend after being called upon late to compete in the championship. Illinois won its fourth-straight Big Ten Championship at 4-under par. The Illini were the only team to play the weekend under-par at 4-under and their own Nick Hardy was the individual champion at 6-under.

Pos

Team/Player

4 Penn State

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

284

279

297

Total

+/-

+20

2

Cole Miller

68

65

73

-4

T-18

Ryan Davis

75

67

74

+6

T-28

Alec Bard

70

74

75

+9

T-31

Charles Huntzinger

71

73

76

+10

N/A

Ryan Dornes#

74

75

+9

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NCAA Regionals May 14-16, 2018 • Columbus, Ohio • Ohio State Scarlet Course

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Penn State men’s golf team’s season came to an end on Wednesday as the Nittany Lions placed sixth in the Columbus NCAA Regional. The Nittany Lions, posting a team total of 25-over-par at the Ohio State Golf Club, missed qualifying for the national championship by one spot. “There are not many words for coming up one place short of qualifying for the NCAA Finals,” said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. “We dug a big hole early today, but our great final nine holes showed pride and grit. I’m proud of their effort and sportsmanship at the close of competition after a very tough loss.” Senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) closed out his Penn State career with a vengeance, birdying his final four holes and playing bogey-free golf over his final 16 holes. He carded a final round 2-under 69 to move to 3-over for the regional and finish in a tie for 16th. Miller is now the program’s all-time career scoring leader at 72.11, passing Kevin Foley’s (2006-10) previous mark of 72.90. He also led the team in scoring average in 2017-18, posting an average of 70.97 in his senior campaign. Junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) finished the regional in 18th place at 4-over after shooting 1-over 72 in his final round and junior Charles Huntzinger (Duluth, Ga.) played his second nine at 3-under to shoot 2-over 73 in round three. Huntzinger placed in a tie for 28th at 8-over for the regional.

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Sophomore Ryan Davis played his final round at 4-over 75 to move to 10-over for the regional to finish in a tie for 34th. The region’s No. 1 team seed, Oklahoma State, was the wire-to-wire winner of the regional as it was the only team to play under-par for the week. The Cowboys were 8-under par to hold off Illinois, which finished even-par for the regional. An individual qualifier, Kyle Mueller of Michigan, was the regional medalist after carding a final round 5-under 66 to finish at 5-under-par for the regional.

Pos

Team/Player

6 Penn State T-16 18

Rd1

Rd2

Rd3

Total

+/-

293

295

289

877

+25

Cole Miller

74

73

69

216

+3

JD Hughes

71

74

72

217

+4

T-28

Charles Huntzinger

73

75

73

221

+8

T-34

Ryan Davis

75

73

75

223

+10

T-60

Alec Bard

79

76

78

233

+20


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Michael Carter Legacy

IN MEMORIAM

Mike Carter’s Legacy Lives On With Tree and Scholarship The Penn State golf family is still healing from the loss of Mike Carter — the spunky and colorful sophomore player from Westfield, N.J. — who passed away on February 13, 2002. Carter, who was known around the course and across campus for his upbeat attitude and engaging personality, was returning home when his car lost control and went off the roadway. Penn State was devastated and the Nittany Lions golf family mourned and remembered its fallen teammate with unity and grace. The men’s team wore pink pants as a tribute to Carter at the 2002 Rutherford Invitational, the Big Ten Championship and the NCAA East Regional. “He was a very bright light on our team, and we will always remember how he lived each day to the fullest,” said head coach Greg Nye. To ensure that the memory of Mike Carter lives on in perpetuity, the Penn State golf family and the Carter family have taken two significant measures. In the spring of 2002, the Penn State team and coaches planted a red maple tree near the 18th hole on the home Blue Course in State College, Pa., and dedicated it, with a plaque, to Mike Carter. In 2003, Michael and Mary Lou Carter endowed a grant in the name of their son to be awarded annually to the golf program. 38

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Above: The red maple tree, which was planted by near the 18th hole of the Blue Course Left: Flowers and a pictorial were placed in memoriam at the Penn State Golf Course Club House.


Lions on Tour Penn State has long been a training ground for golfers to elevate their game. Upon graduation, several alumni have continued to compete in the sport and pursue their dreams of playing on the PGA Tour. While 2013 was a milestone year with Kevin Foley earning status on the PGA Tour, there were many players before him who have blazed a trail in the professional ranks, and may who continue to compete successfully on various tours in the hopes of joining Kevin on Golf’s grandest stage. Three-time All-American Kevin Foley graduated in 2010 and adjusted quickly to the pro game, enjoying an unprecedented rise through the ranks. Kevin’s first season as a professional was highlighted by his win in the 2011 New Jersey State Open. In 2012 he split time between the EGolfTour and Web.com tour. After establishing himself as one of the premier players on the EGolf Tour with 6 top-10s in 11 events and a win at the Pine Needles Classic, Kevin focused his attention back to the Web.com Tour where a 5th place finish at the Web.com Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational earned him enough money to gain status for the remainder of the year. Kevin finished the year with $119,000 in earnings giving him full status on Web.com for 2013. In 2013, Kevin picked up where he left off by winning the first event of the season at the Panama Claro Championship. Foley ultimately finished 24th on the money list in August 2013, earning a spot in the coveted “25”, and making him the first Nittany Lion since Dan O’Neill to earn a PGA Tour card. Foley’s success has continued and paid off in a big way after he qualified for his first U.S. Open in 2016. Added to the field as the first alternate, Howe and former Nittany Lion TJ Howe were the first alumni to represent Penn State in the event since 1999. Foley is currently playing on the Web.com Tour. TJ Howe is a 2011 graduate who made an impact in the professional ranks. A 2010 All-American selection, TJ enjoyed a successful rookie campaign on the Egolf Professional Tour with 4 top-10’s in 17 events in 2012 and $26,573 in earnings. Based in the Southeastern United States, the EGolf Tour is regarded by many as the most competitive mini-tour in the United States. While 2012 was a solid start for Howe, 2013 proved to be his breakout season on the EGolf Tour. TJ led the EGolf Professional Tour in total wins, with victories at The Forest Oaks Classic, The Mid Pines Classic, and the Cabarrus Classic. Ultimately his fine play resulted in a 3rd place finish on the money list with $60,479. TJ also has two victories on the NGA Tour, and he is poised to make the jump to the Web.com Tour in 2014. Howe qualified for his first U.S. Open in 2016 who won his local qualifier at 70-under in Vancouver, Washington and played on the Mackenzie Tour. He returned to Penn State as the Nittany Lion’s assistant coach in 2017. Robert Rohanna has enjoyed success as a pro since leaving Happy Valley in 2008. Robert won the 2010 Pennsylvania Open, and is currently playing on the Web.com Tour. Robert proved to be a dominant force on the NGA Tour throughout the winter of 2013-14, finishing in the top-five in each of his four events, highlighted by a win at Harmony Golf Preserve in November. Robert capped his successful NGATour campaign by earning full status on PGA Tour Latinoamerica, where the top-five money earners gain Web. com Tour membership for 2015. Robert will compete alongside many of the world’s top up and coming players on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica this season, and we look forward to following his progress. Mark Leon, a 2005 grad, earned Canadian Tour exempt status in the fall of 2007 after competing for Team Canada in 2006. Leon retained his status on the Canadian Tour for three seasons. He advanced to the 2nd round

of PGA Tour Q-School in 2008, narrowly missing out on q-school finals and a Web.com tour card by two strokes. Leon also made the cut in the 2007 Nationwide Tour’s Northeastern PA Classic and spent time playing on the Great Lakes Tour, winning the 2010 Mandarin Classic before returning to Penn State as assistant coach from 2011-17. Greg Pieczynski (class of 2006) won the 2008 Philadelphia Open as well as the 2008 Philadelphia PGA Assistants Championship. He finished seventh at the PGA National Assistants Championship in 2008. A native of Kingston, Pa., Pieczyinski also played in the Northeastern PA Classic on the Nationwide Tour in 2004, and from 2007-2009. Matt Abbott, a 2001 graduate has seen great success on the Gateway Tour and Minor League Tour. On the Gateway Tour he earned over $91,000 and made 32-of-40 cuts in his last two seasons on the tour. On the Minor League Tour, Abbott has earned numerous victories and over $20,000 in earnings. Jimbo Fuller, a 2003 graduate, began his professional career in 2006 on the Grey Goose Gateway Tour and had a very successful season. Fuller won one tournament, made 14-of-22 cuts and earned over $55,000. In 2006, Fuller qualified for the second stage of the PGA Tour Q-School. Adam Decker (1996) completed his 12th season as the the head coach for the University of Richmond in 2016-17, and has played in PGA Tour & Nationwide Tour events, including the 1998 Kemper Open, 2000 Florida Classic, 2001 Hershey Open and the 2001 Greater Cleveland Open. He had also played on the former Tear Drop Tour, where he won twice, and on the Golden Bear Tour, where he accumulated over $45,000. Dirk Ayers, a 1995 alum, has been a regular on the Canadian Tour. He joined the tour in 1997 through Q-School and has been a member ever since. His best year on the Canadian Tour was in 2004 when he finished runner-up twice and finished ninth on the money list with over $42,000 in earnings. Ayers has also played in several PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour events. He made the cut at the PGA Tour’s Canadian Open in 2004 and played the B.C. Open in 1998. His Nationwide Tour experiences include the 1996 Buffalo Open, 2003 Alberta Calgary Classic and 2004 Boise Open. Ayers has also competed on the Australasian PGA Tour. A 1993 alum, Jason Tyska perhaps turned in the most impressive performance by becoming the second Penn Stater to qualify for the U.S. Open but first to make the cut at the 1999 Open held in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Tyska went on to finish 53rd. He earned his way on to the 1999 Nationwide Tour by making it through all three stages of PGA Tour Q-school. He went on to make the cut in 12 events where he had four top-10 finishes. In 2000, Tyska played in four Nationwide Tour events and qualified for the PGA Tour’s Michelob Championship at Kingsmill. Danny O’Neill is the only Penn Stater to qualify for both the U.S. Open (1985) and U.S. Senior Open (2001). O’Neill is a 1972 graduate of Penn State. O’Neill remains the only Penn Stater to earn All-America honors all four years of his career. In his career, O’Neill has played in the 1990 & 1996 Buffalo Open (Nationwide Tour). He qualified for the 2002 U.S. Senior PGA Tour by finished 4th at the final stage. In his rookie year on tour (2002), Danny played in 29 events and earned over $216,000. “Penn State has had its share of talented players through the years,” Coach Nye said. “The young men who come into our program are here for education first, but they all have the tour as a goal or a dream. It is with great pride that we watch their efforts to play at the highest levels of the game.”

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Penn State Golf History

Willie Parks was the designer and creator of the first Penn State golf course. The first golf holes were laid out on the Penn State campus in the late 1800s. The game became more and more popular and eventually became a 9-hole course in 1901. Known as the Golf Club of State College, the club became so popular that 50 percent of the faculty and students played the game. The possible location of this routing existed near the current location of Pollock Hall with some claiming that the location was closer to the present location of Beaver Stadium. In December of 1908, a new club was proposed and the generous support of Mr. H. Walton Mitchell, a strong alumnus and faithful alumni trustee, and other owners leased land known as the Dale Farm at a reduced rate for the purpose of a new club. The land was maintained by the course caretaker who lived in the farmhouse with their family and not only maintained the course with a flock of sheep but also would earn part pay from the produce he could raise off the land not occupied by the links. It is believed that the area of land is where parts of the current White Course are located today. Former Penn State Athletic Director Hugo Bezdek, hired in 1918, wanted the University to have better golf facilities and eventually a varsity team. In 1921, with public school money and a dream in his bag, Bezdek lured Golf Professional Robert B. Rutherford Sr., from New Britain, Conn. to oversee the change from a nine-hole course to an 18-hole championship course. Bezdek and Rutherford hired Willie Park Jr., an internationally known figure who designed some of the best courses in both the United States and Europe. Park, a native of Musselburgh, Scotland, won The British Open in 1887 and 1889. 40

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The annual college championship was a popular event that was contested each fall on the college links. In 1922, Rutherford, nicknamed “Pop,” was named Head Coach and organized the first men’s golf team at Penn State. It was from the college championship that Rutherford would form the first varsity team. The team members were: J.W. Crookston (Captain), F.E. Dale, T.F. Connell, J.L. Bair, and C.M. Andrews (Manager). The first match in Penn State varsity golf history was played on the new campus course on May 26, 1922. The Nittany Lion golfers were defeated by the University of Pennsylvania in their intercollegiate debut by a score of four to three. Had the Lions defeated Penn, they likely would have been invited to The Intercollegiates (National Championship). In 1923, intercollegiate golf began to take shape. Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Cornell, Dartmouth, Columbia, Penn and Williams developed plans to form a golf league. With the steady growth and interest in golf at Penn State, it was only a matter of time before Penn State joined. Each team in the league was to play matches and the team with the best record was declared the champion. With the 1923 Nittany Lion schedule finalized, word was received in April that Penn State had been admitted to the Intercollegiate Golf League. Penn State would begin league play in 1924. The 1923 schedule included matches against Princeton, Lock Haven CC, Penn and Pittsburgh. The Lions would finish their second season of intercollegiate golf with a 6-1 record and were invited to The Intercollegiates where they went on to finish in eighth place. The first undefeated season in school history occurred in 1927. That year, Penn State went 5-0-1. The Lions proved to always be a challenge on the links during Pop’s years. The Lions only had three losing seasons from 1927 to 1942.

The War Years Through the Mid-Fifties With the major developments of World War II in the mid 1940s Rutherford was forced to have a limited schedule in 1943 and 44 and was unable to field a team in 1945 and 46. Varsity golf returned to Penn State in 1947 with a limited schedule. The Lions played five dual matches, finishing third at the EIGA Championship and 25th at The Intercollegiate. Rutherford’s team went on to have three more undefeated campaigns with the most significant being in 1948. The 1948 squad went into the EIGA Playoffs with an unblemished record of 3-0. The linksmen went on to beat Pitt, 8-1, Cornell, 6-3, and Army, 9-0, to reach the EIGA Championships in Atlantic City, N.J. In the first round of the finals, Penn State went on to beat a tough Georgetown squad by a score of 6-3. Penn

State had reached the championship match for the first time in school history. Penn State’s previous best finish at the EIGA Finals had been in 1947 where they finished in third. The 1948 squad, captained by Donald Hart, was not going to be denied the afternoon of May 15, 1948. The Nittany Lions came out hot and would not cool down. All six Lions would win their matches in dominating fashion and therefore also claim the three best-ball matches. They went on to shut out 21-time NCAA Champion, Yale, by a score of 9-0 and became the first Non-Ivy league school to win the EIGA Championship. Coach Boyle was a starting member of the 1948 team and remembered the history made by winning the EIGA with a twinkle in his eye. “We were so excited to win the Eastern Intercollegiate as those Ivy teams were awfully tough in those days,” Joe Boyle said. The team would go on to finish the season undefeated with a record of 10-0 and would go on to finish in 16th place at the NCAA championships in Palo Alto, Calif. The first Grant-in-Aid (Golf Scholarship) was awarded to Rod Eaken of Reading, Pa. In the early summer of 1950, a freshman to be, Eaken received some disheartening news. He had received a letter from Penn State advising that, due to budgetary restrictions, five sports had been discontinued. During the summer months there was at least one invitational golf tournament held each week at some of the best country clubs in the Philadelphia area. One of the weekly competitors in these invitationals was a Penn State alumnus and member of the Penn State Board of Directors: Fred Waring. Fred owned the famous Shawnee-on-the-Delaware resort and had his world famous band “The Pennsylvanians” based there. In June of 1950, while playing at Scranton Country Club, Eaken’s competitor that week was none other than Waring. During the round, Eaken approached Waring and asked him if he was aware that Penn State had dropped the golf team. Fred was outraged and said to, “Penn State will have a golf team if I have to pay for it myself.” Eaken, obviously elated, wondered Waring would actually do something. He had never heard another word from Waring but when he returned to school in September, the Golf Team had been reinstated. It was not until several years later that the other sports were reinstated. Rutherford Jr., continued to build upon the success of his father. In his inaugural season as coach, Rutherford Jr., led PSU senior Tommy Smith to the NCAA championship in New Mexico.


Penn State Golf History Although his teams did not claim an EIGA Championship, his teams finished the 1953 and 1955 seasons undefeated. In his seven-year span as head coach, Rutherford Jr., finished with a career mark of 50-13.

Coach Joe Boyle – Match Play to Medal In 1957, a new coach was named in Joe Boyle. Coach Boyle’s first day of work as the Penn State golf coach just happened to be the same day as that of legendary football coach Joe Paterno. Boyle worked as Rutherford Jr.’s assistant and was a member of the historic 1948 EIGA Championship team and captain of the 1949 team. Boyle wasted little time building off of Rutherford’s successes. In his first year as coach, his squad went 10-2 and finished second in the EIGA Championship. In his 25 years as head coach, Boyle’s teams won seven EIGA Championships, including back-to-back titles in 1963 and 1964, and a string of three from 1971-1973. He had a team or individual compete for Penn State at the National Championship in 19 of his 25 years with the team and had a best finish of 16th place in 1969. Boyle finished his coaching career with a dual match record of 197-38-1, which included seven undefeated seasons. He was an active member in the Golf Coaches Association of America and served as the associations’ President in 1967-68. Boyle was inducted in the GCAA Hall of Fame in 1987 and was the recipient of the GCAA’s highest award, The Honor Award, in 2007. The Honor Award which began in 1985 is awarded annually to a member of the GCAA Hall of Fame who is retired and has made a significant contribution to the game of golf. Boyle coached in an era that had a lot of change in collegiate golf. Part way through his coaching career intercollegiate golf gradually went away from traditional dual matches (Match Play) to stroke-play tournaments involving a number of teams. The Lions went from playing 10-15 dual-matches a year to 6-8 stroke play tournaments. One of the first and favorite tournaments that the Lion golfers became regular participants in was the Indiana (Pa.) Invitational played at the Indiana Country Club. The Lions claimed their first IUP title in 1964 and went on to win the title 10 out of the next 11 years. With the popularity of intercollegiate golf growing across the nation, districts were also created to select the top teams from various areas of the country. Under Boyle, the Lions were traditionally one of the top-ranked teams in District II, made up of the northern Mid-Atlantic States. William (Bill) Davidson is an important name in the history of Penn State golf. He became the program’s first-ever champion of the EIGA Championship and first All-American in 1959. In the 1958 EIGA Championship, Davidson beat teammate Johnny Felus in the

semifinals and went on to win the title the next day beating Ted Weiss of Yale. He was named team captain for the 1959 squad. In his career, Davidson qualified for the NCAA championship all three years he was a Nittany Lion (1957-59). He finished his career with a regular-season match-play record of 22-9. In the fall of 1969, a young freshman from Jamestown, N.Y. enrolled at Penn State. Dan O’Neill immediately made an impact becoming the Lions No. 1 man by mid spring of 1970 and finished in 12th place at the NCAA championship. That finish earned him All-America honors which he would achieve in each of his next three years with the Nittany Lions, becoming the first four-time All-American. In the summer of 1972, Dan O’Neill qualified for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and made the 36-hole cut. His cut-making putt was seen live across the nation on ABC. In the late 1960’s golf became so popular on the University Park campus, that administration decided to build a second golf course. The new course was named the “Blue” and was built on the far west portion of the campus property and had a separate entrance off of College Ave. The original campus course was renamed the “White” course. The Blue course would open in 1970 at a par of 72 and length of 7,010 yards. It had 87 bunkers and three ponds. The course was designed by the architecture firm of Harrison & Grabin and built by university employees. It became the primary course for all Penn State Intercollegiate competitions.

Kennedy Leads Lions to Atlantic 10 Dominance In January 1982, Mary Kennedy-Zierke, the women’s coach at the time, was promoted to head coach of the men & women’s teams following the retirement of Joe Boyle. “Fall” collegiate golf was now a norm and Coach Kennedy-Zierke led a number of successful teams in her 10 years as head coach. Kennedy, an outstanding teacher, developed several all-district players and guided the Lions to prominence in eastern golf her last five years with the program. She was named District II Coach of the Year in 1987 and 1991. Her teams claimed six Atlantic 10 Conference Championships, including five in a row from 1986-90. Through this period of Penn State golf , nearly all competition was still Eastern based. Through these years, Coach Kennedy’s team improved year after year, nearly always atop the leader board in District II competitions. Overall under Kennedy’s guidance the Lions won 19 events, and twice she was named District II Coach of the Year. The program was given a big lift in the mid 1980s when the massive indoor facility, Holuba Hall, was

completed. This free span structure covers two indoor 80-yard practice fields side-by-side. The 118,000-square foot facility, complete with the latest indoor turf surface, provided the Lions with a facility to get an early start on each spring. In 1992, with the development and expansion of the “West” Campus and the inconvenience of running the golf operation from two separate locations, both the Blue and White courses underwent a major facelift. The $1.5 million expansion was generated through the golf course facilities. The golf operation became more efficient with the renovation project of both courses would begin play from the Blue Course Pro Shop and eventually the Walker Clubhouse. Mark Kennedy coached the 1987 golf team to a second place finish at the Merril Lynch Invitational and a first place finish in the Eastern Championship. The 1979 men’s golf team under Joe Boyle won first place at the Wooster Invitational against 20 other teams. They also took first place at the Nittany Lion Open in a field of 19. The 1986-87 men’s golf season concluded with five first-place finishes and a 31st finish at the NCAA Championships.

Tombros Varsity Golf Clubhouse The Tombros Varsity Golf Clubhouse was dedicated on Sept. 3, 2010 and the next day both the men’s and women’s programs were able to utilize for the first time this spectacular facility build smack in the middle of the university golf course facilities. This clubhouse provides four coaches offices, locker and bag storage for both teams, a beautiful center core that combines the Nittany Lion foyer, academic space, and the magnificent living room with a fabulous floor to ceiling stone fireplace as a focal point. In addition to these space are two multi-function rooms with the” in to out” capable golf practice and work-out room on one side of the living room and a conference room on the other. This cabin feel, log construction clubhouse blends perfectly the natural mountain surrounding in Happy Valley, and is located directly in the middle of the Blue and White golf course, adjacent to the range, and short walk to both the private to team’s short game area or long game practice area.

Nye - Builds and Goes National in Scope On Aug, 28, 1992 it was announced that former Bowling Green head men’s and women’s coach, Greg Nye, would take over the men’s team from retiree men’s and women’s coach Mary Kennedy-Zierke and lead the Lion golfers in the Big Ten Conference. In 2017-18 | PENN STATE MEN'S GOLF

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Penn State Golf History Nye’s first season as the Lions’ coach, he led them to six team championships, including the 1993 Eastern Championship. The Lions finished eighth in the Big Ten Championship and were the top-ranking team in District II. Eventually, they finished the season in a tie for 16th at the NCAA East Regional played in Charlottesville, Va. Freshman Dirk Ayers was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. The 1993-94 season was one for the record books. In Coach Nye’s second year at the helm, the Nittany Lions went on to claim eight tournament titles. Penn State was in its second year as a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Nittany Lions went to Madison, Wis. and finished in sixth place. When the newest edition of the Blue and White golf courses opened in 1994, golfers were greeted with completely new routings for both courses. The back nine of the Blue Course from the 1970 design became the current front nine and a new nine-holes, designed by Tom Clark, 1971 Penn State graduate, was built for the Blue Course as the back nine. The new Blue Course was completely opened for play on May 13, 1994 with a par of 72 and length of 6,525 yards. The White Course was reduced to 12 holes and six new holes were added, becoming a par-70, 6,008yard layout. With the NCAA regional system put into play in 1989 the Nittany Lions qualified annually for the NCAA east regional and reached the NCAA finals in 1996. The 1996 Nittany Lion team made history, becoming the first Northeast golf program to qualify for NCAA finals since regionals began. Adam Decker, a one time Penn State walk – on, nearly won the NCAA East Regional finishing second, and went on the following year to make the All America team. Following their historic achievement in the spring of 1996, the Lions wasted no time proving that they were once again the top team in District II. Like in 1994, the Nittany Lions captured a record eight tournament titles. With 29 team titles in six seasons, Penn State was dominating the Northeast and changed its schedule to a more national one. Over the next five seasons, the Lions traveled to such places as Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, California, Colorado and Hawaii. Though these years the Nittany Lions were lead by the program’s 13th All-American, Matt Abbott. The product of a more difficult schedule came together for the 2003-04 team. Early in the fall of 2003, the Nittany Lions captured three tournament titles in a row. The key to the schedule that season was winning the MacDonald Cup, hosted by Yale University. The Yale University GC was the host of the spring’s NCAA East Regional. After 36 holes of the Regional, the Nittany Lions were shocking the 42

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college golf world. In the lead with 18 holes to play, the Lions ended up finishing second behind Clemson University. Nye’s team went on to beat No. 1-ranked Florida, as well as Georgia, Georgia Tech, Auburn and North Carolina. Two weeks later, the Lions would ride the momentum of their regional finish and become the first Northeast golf team of the stroke-play era to make the cut at the NCAA Finals. Mark Leon went on to finish in sixth place and became Penn State’s 14th All-American. In the spring of 2005, in order to compete with Big Ten Conference facilities, the Blue Course and varsity practice facilities underwent their most recent renovation and additions. The Blue Course was lengthened some 700 yards to 7,228 yards. Water hazards were added to holes two, three, five and 15. The most significant changes to the Blue Course occurred on holes seven and eight. Hole seven became 465 yards, par four and hole eight was reduced to 215 yards, par three. New tee boxes, two fairway bunkers, a pitch green, and practice bunker were added to the practice facilities located on the range. A new two-plus acre varsity short-game area was built for the teams behind the 14th green of the Blue Course. The area includes a 13,000-sq. ft. putting and chipping green and an 10,000 sq. ft. “impact” green, surrounded by three fairways and bunkers of four different styles. A big change occurred to college golf in the summer of 2007. The NCAA Golf Committee had decided to change the NCAA Regional qualification system. Districts no longer existed and qualifying for Regional play was now based purely on a team’s national rank.

Big National Wins Bring Highest Ranking In the fall of 2007, Indiana played host to the Wolf Run Intercollegiate where the Lions would knock off Big Ten rivals Indiana, Michigan and Northwestern, as well as SEC teams like Kentucky and Arkansas to claim the first of two consecutive wins. The confident Lions went to Richmond, Va., the next week and defended their VCU Shootout title. In that victory, Penn State knocked off perennial top-25 teams Wake Forest and North Carolina. Kevin Foley claimed the individual title with a 15-under-par performance. The following week the Lions received their highest-ever national ranking, at No. 6 in the nation. They were also named Golfweek Magazine “Team of the Week” for their recent play. The Lions would finish the regular season with a stunning head-to-head record of 119-15-0. At the Central Regional, led by a second-place finish from two time All-Big Ten selection Robert Rohanna, the Lions finished tied for eighth place and advanced on to the NCAA Finals hosted by Big Ten member

Purdue. After three rounds of play at the NCAA Finals, the Lions stood in 25th place of the 30 teams and would miss the 54-hole cut. Kevin Foley advanced as an individual to the final round and finished 23rd and became Penn State’s 15th All-American. Coach Nye was named Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year for the sixth time.

2013 U.S. Open Unique Connection to PSU As the 2013 US Open at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, quickly approached, its unique connection to Penn State became even more relevant. Scott Nye, brother of men’s golf head coach Greg Nye, is the host Head Golf Professional for this prominent sporting event. In addition, Penn State alumnus Matt Shaffer is the Director of Golf Course Operations at Merion. Shaffer has been heavily involved in the ongoing preparation of the course for the championship, which is to be held June 13-16. He has met every request of the USGA to update this course in order to best serve the world’s best professional golfers, all while overseeing the turfgrass care of the facilities. Scott Nye has been working hard as a spokesperson for Merion leading up to the event, including local presentations, daily interactions with members and guests, and media interviews nationwide. Nye has said the excitement in the surrounding Philadelphia areas is “off the charts” for the upcoming US Open. While the 2013 US Open and Penn State ties are evident, there is yet another reason the event’s location hits close to home for the Nittany Lion golf family. Assistant coach Mark Leon played at the Merion Golf Club in 2005 for the U.S. Amateur. He performed incredibly well on this nationally recognized course that was the pinnacle of professional golf when it welcomed the Open.


Rutherford Intercollegiate The Rutherford Intercollegiate, hosted by Penn State, has become one of the top events in the Northeast, annually featuring a top field of Eastern teams and several squads from around the nation.

R.B. "Pop" Rutherford

The 2017 Rutherford Intercollegiate was the 41st edition of the tournament. The Nittany Lions were co-champions with Georgetown. The tournament became known as the Rutherford Intercollegiate in 1983 to honor R.B. “Pop” Rutherford Sr., the man known to the Nittany Lions as the “father of Penn State golf.” Rutherford organized the first Penn State golf team in 1922 and coached it until 1949. R.B. Rutherford Jr. continued his father’s coaching tradition from 1950-1956 and furthered a legacy recalled each spring.

The Nittany Lions have dominated the Rutherford since it was established as the Nittany Lion Invitational in 1975, winning the tournament 25 times. Nineteen Penn State golfers have medaled atop the leaderboard, the last featuring Charles Hunzinger in 2016.

"The Father of Penn State Golf"

TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS Year Team Individual Champion Score 1975 Penn State Sherm Hostetter, Penn State 226 1976 Penn State Tom Amendola, Penn State 225 1977 Penn State Sherm Hostetter, Penn State 222 1978 Virginia Tech John Zack, Slippery Rock 216 1979 Penn State Gary Durbin, Penn State 216 1980 Virginia Tech John Banks, Virginia Tech 221 1981 California (Pa.) Scott Vietmeier, California (Pa.) 224 1982 Indiana (Pa.) Joe Boros, Clarion 221 1983 Indiana (Pa) John Yancy, Virginia Tech 150† Ben Witter, Indiana (Pa.) 143† 1984 Rutgers Joe Boros, Clarion 221 1985 St. John’s Jim Hagstrom, Slippery Rock 213 1986 Temple Tom Heffer, Gannon 143† Brian Stewart, Temple 143† 1987 Penn State Mark Treese, Penn State 147† 1988 Temple Peter Dannenbaum, Temple 146† 1989 St. John’s Tom Carter, Temple 218 1990 Penn State Mal Smith, St. John’s 145† 1991 Penn State Jon Veneziano, Hartford 143† 1991(Fall) Penn State Jason Tyska, Penn State 217 1994 Penn State Andy Achenbach, Penn State 219 1995 Penn State Mike Banzhoff, Penn State 152† Chris Gilmer, William & Mary 152† 1997 Penn State Brad Kittsley, Penn State 215 1998 Penn State Charlie Cornette, Western Kentucky 142† 1999 Penn State Andrew McKay, St. John’s 208 2000 Penn State Matt Abbott, Penn State 212 2001 Penn State Andy Latowski, Penn State 212 2002 Penn State Jeff Turton, Penn State 206 2003 Penn State Robby Shaw, Western Kentucky 201 2004 Towson Greg Pieczynski, Penn State 208 2005 Penn State John Eades, Maryland 200 2006 Eastern Michigan Korey Mahoney, Eastern Michigan 215 2007 Penn State Robert Rohanna, Penn State 217 2008 Penn State Robert Rohanna, Penn State 216 2008(Fall) Purdue Nakarinta Ratanakul, Purdue 211 2010 Penn State Kevin Foley, Penn State 211 2011 Penn State T.J. Howe, Penn State 216 2012 Bowling Green St. Brad Boyle, IUP 219 2013 Binghamton Tanapol Vattanapisit, Xavier** 216 JD Dornes, Penn State 216 2014 Minnesota Jose Mendez, Minnesota 207 2015 Penn State Jack Sedgewick, Binghamton 212 2016 Penn State Charles Huntzinger, Penn State 203 2017 Penn State Peyton White, Ohio 209 Georgetown 2018 Penn State Cole Miller, Penn State 206 † = 36 Hole Event | ** = Tiebreaker

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

TEAM RECORDS

36 Hole Records - Par 144

Penn State Blue Course State College, Pa. 36 Holes

Team

Year Score

Temple

1986 591

Penn State

1991

593

Penn State

1987

594

Army

1987 595

Penn State

1998

596

54 Holes (6,550 yards)

Individual

School

Charlie Cornette

Western Kentucky 1998

Year Score 142 [-2]

Brian Stewart

Temple

1986

143 [-1]

Tom Heffer

Gannon

1986

143 [-1]

Jon Veneziano

Hartford

1991

143 [-1]

Mal Galletta

St. John’s

1991

144 [E]

Jason Smoak

Wofford

1991

144 [E)

Chris Kyrle

Pennsylvania

1998

144 [E]

54 Hole Records - Par 216

Individual

School

Year Score

John Eades

Maryland

Robby Shaw

Western Kentucky 2003 201 (-15)

2005 200 (-16)

Team

Year Score

Penn State

2005

843

Jeff Turton

Penn State

2002 206 (-10)

Penn State

2003

852

Robert Rohanna

Penn State

2006

207 (-9)

Towson

2004 859

Jim Fuller

Penn State

2003

207 (-9)

Penn State

2002

859

Greg Pieczynski

Penn State

2004

208 (-8)

Maryland 2005 861

Andrew McKay

St. John’s

1999

208 (-8)

Penn State

Ted Neville

Penn State

2005

207 (-7)

2001

863

54 Hole Records - Par 213

54 Holes (7,202 yards)

Team

Year Score

Individual

School

Year Score

Penn State

2018

844

Charles Huntzinger

Penn State

2016 203 (-10)

West Virginia

2018

859

Cole Miller

Penn State

2018

206 (-7)

Minnesota 2014 860

Jose Mendez

Minnesota

2014

207 (-6)

Oakland 2018 867

Peyton White

Ohio

2017

209 (-4)

Penn State

Max Sear

West Virginia

2018

209 (-4)

Jack Sedgewick

Binghamton

2015

212 (-1)

Sam Madsen

Georgetown

2015

212 (-1)

Sam Madsen

Georgetown

2017

212 (-1)

2017

868

Georgetown 2017 868

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The first team in the history of Districts I and II to reach the NCAA Finals.

1996 NCAA East Regional Pos

1

2

3

Tot

1

Team N.C. State

302

291

300

89

2

Florida

308

298

290

89

3

Florida State

309

295

295

89

4

North Carolina

307

298

295

90

5

Wake Forest

310

291

300

90

6

South Carolina

305

302

295

90

7

East Tennessee State

310

298

295

90

8

Clemson

309

304

294

90

T9

Penn State

310

304

296

91

T9

Alabama

321

292

297

91

T9

Tennessee

313

293

304

91

12

Virginia

314

300

297

91

T13

Georgia

315

298

300

91

T13

Auburn

310

299

304

91

15

LSU

310

303

301

91

16

Duke

320

294

302

91

17

VCU

316

296

309

92

P E N N S TAT E

GROUNDBREAKING G 1996 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Ninth in East Regional, Nittany Lions Appear In 1996 NCAA Finals Following a solid regular season that included three tournament titles, the Nittany Lions peaked at the end of the 1996 spring term. After finishing second at the Eastern Championships and sixth at the Big Ten championships, Penn State surged at the NCAA East Regional, which was played on the Monster Course at the Concord Resort in Kiamesha Lake, N.Y. Facing the best teams in Eastern golf, the Nittany Lions came off the tee box with first-round ferocity, finishing in a five-way tie for seventh place after an opening round 310. Senior Adam Decker led with a two-over 74. In the second round, Penn State improved its team score by six strokes, but fell into a three-way tie for 15th — below the cut line that qualified the top 11 teams for the NCAA Finals. Decker fired a 71 to keep the Lions in contention. In the final round, the Nittany Lions ripped apart the Concord course, making shot after pivotal shot in a miraculous run that ended with a 296 — the thirdbest score of the day — to tie for ninth place and a berth in the NCAA Finals. Byron Clift, a junior, led the Lions with a final round 72. Decker shot a 74 to tie for second place on the individual leaderboard with a total 219, a monumen-

Adam Decker

Byron Clift

Dirk Ayers

tal achievement for the senior, who came to the squad as a freshman walk-on. Seniors Dirk Ayers and Mike Banzhoff and sophomore Joey Chuasiriporn all finished with 75 for the final round and the three-round team total of 910 tied with Tennessee and Alabama. The Lions’ berth in the Finals was not only monumental for Penn State, but for the entire Eastern region as the Lions became the first team in the relatively short history of both Districts I and II to reach the Finals. For the first time since 1987, Penn State headed to the NCAA Finals, held in 1996 at the challenging Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn. Penn State played well, but failed to make the team cut after two rounds. Ayers led Penn State individually, making the individual cut and finishing in a tie for 47th place overall after an opening round 71. Penn State placed 29th overall as a team, which at the time was the top finish of any Big Ten team at the Finals.


2004 NCAA Finals Pos

Team

279

289

287

279

1134

289

283

275

293

1140

3

Arizona

292

281

283

292

1148

4

Texas

288

286

289

286

1149

5

Georgia Tech

289

285

287

290

1151

T6

Florida

285

289

284

294

1152

T6

Washington

289

282

285

286

1152

8

Kentucky

283

286

283

303

1155

9

BYU

280

290

291

295

1156

Pepperdine

295

276

289

300

1160

T11

Georgia

285

302

284

290

1161

T11

Georgia State

292

280

297

292

1161

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13

Oklahoma State

292

289

289

294

1164

14

Texas A&M

291

292

284

300

1167

The team registered a score of 300 in the NCAA Championships, for a tournament total of 289-291-290-300-1170. Eleven of the 15 squads carded their highest tournament score in the third round, as the Nittany Lions fell from a 13th place tie to their final position of 15th, by far the best NCAA finish in the program’s 82-year history. Leon carded a 1-over 71 for a tournament total of 69-69-70-71-279 (-1). He finished the tournament in a sixth place tie overall and was one of just seven golfers to shoot par or better for the tournament. In making the 15-team cut, Penn State defeated three of the nation’s top 15 teams in the process (No. 2 and defending national champion Clemson, No. 4 Arizona State and No. 10 TCU). It was the second week in a row the Nittany Lions defeated some of the nation’s top teams to close out a spectacular postseason.

15

Penn State

289

291

290

300

1170

00

01

02

03

07

10

Greg Pieczynski, Jason Pannone, Mark Leon, Marco Poccia and Ted Neville led the Nittany Lions to the 2004 NCAA Finals.

13

13

14

16

21

Total

UCLA

99

11

4

California

96

10

3

2

93

10

2

1

tal

10

1

Missed Cut: Purdue: 871, Southern California: 871, Clemson: 872, New Mexico: 876, TCU: 877, Auburn: 879, Arizona State: 879, Oklahoma: 879, Kent State: 881, Toledo: 884, SMU: 887, Wichita State: 887, Vanderbilt: 891, North Carolina: 892, Rhode Island: 912

GOLF Penn State Second at NCAA East Regional The 2004 men’s golf team earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament after shocking the golf world with a second-place finish at the East Regional held in New Haven, Conn. The Nittany Lions fired a 10 over par 290 to hold fifth place after one round. Greg Pieczynski shot a one-over par 71 to help the Lions take a lead over five of the nation’s top 20 teams according to Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. The squad ended the second day of NCAA East Regional competition in first place among the 27-team field. The Lions shot five-over par for a total score of 575. Pieczynski led the Lions in their five-man field firing a 71 for the second consecutive day to sit two strokes over par. He held a tie for ninth place individually, while Ted Neville shot a 70 to finish the second round 3-over in a tie for 19th place. Penn State completed one of the greatest performances in program history on the final day of the tournament by finishing in second place in the field. The Nittany Lions, who entered the regional as the No. 19 seed, beat seven Top 20 teams to earn their first berth in the NCAA Finals since 1996. Pieczynski finished in a tie for fourth place after finishing with a total score of 211 (+1). Mark Leon shot a 216 (73-71-72), Marco Poccia shot a 219 (73-73-73), Neville had a 220 (73-70-77) and Jason Pannone shot a 226 (77-76-73). “It was just an enormous effort,” said Penn State head coach Greg Nye. “We had played well at the Big Tens and last weekend at the Maxwell and just continued to play even better. When the pressure was on, we got better. After finishing the first round in fifth place, we proved we were more than up to the task on Friday and again today. We beat some great programs head-to-head.”

Mark Leon golfed brilliantly throughout the NCAA Finals as all facets of his game were at a high level. Making the cut was a terrific achievement and very exciting for us as a team. I’m very proud we backed up our second-place finish at the regionals with a strong showing in the finals. Head Coach Greg Nye

2004 NCAA East Regionals Pos

1

2

3

Total

1

Team Clemson

288

291

277

856

2

Penn State

290

285

287

862

T3

Georgia

287

293

284

648

T3

Georgia Tech

291

288

285

864

5

Florida

286

290

290

866

6

Auburn

294

286

287

867

7

Georgia State

288

300

283

871

8

Rhode Island

292

289

296

877

9

Vanderbilt

299

291

290

880

North Carolina

294

283

305

882

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Career Scoring Leaders #1 COLE MILLER

#6 MATT ABBOTT

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

72.11

2014-18

124

65

73.64

1997-01

144

65

- 2017 NCAA Washington Regional Champion - 2016 PA Amateur Champion - 2017 PING All-Northeast Region Team - 2017 & 2018 All-Big Ten Team - 2015, 2016, & 2017 NCAA All-Region Team

- 2001 GCAA All-American - 2000-01 Region Player of the Year - 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2001 All-Region Team - 2000 & 2001 All-Big Ten Team

#2 KEVIN FOLEY

#T-7 T.J. HOWE

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

72.90

2006-10

147

65

73.79

2007-11

136

66

- 2008, 2009 & 2010 GCAA All-American - 2009 Golfweek All-American - 2007-10 All-Region Team - 2007 Big Ten Freshman of the Year - 2007, 2009 & 2010 All-Big Ten Team

- 2010 GCAA All-American - 2008, 2010 & 2011 All-Region Team

#3 JD Dornes

#T-7 MARK LEON

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

73.09

2012-16

104

66

- 2014, 2015 & 2016 All-Region Team - 2013, 2014 U.S. Amateur Qualifier

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

73.79

2001-05

134

67

- 2005 All-Big Ten Team - 2004 GCAA All-American - 2003, 2004 & 2005 All-Region Team

#4 ROBERT ROHANNA

#9 ANDY LATOWSKI

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

73.45

2004-08

137

66

74.43

1998-02

114

68

- 2007 & 2008 All-American Scholar - 2007 All-Big Ten 1st Team - 2008 All-Big Ten 2nd Team - 2005, 2006, 2006 & 2008 All-Region Team

- 2002 Earnest B. McCoy Award - 2001 & 2002 All-Region Team - 2001 & 2002 All-American Scholar

#5 JIM FULLER Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

Avg.

Years

Rounds

Low

73.56

1999-03

111

65

74.46

2001-06

140

66

- 2003 Regional Player of the Year - 2002 & 2003 All-Region Team - 2003 All-Big Ten Team

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- 2005 & 2006 All-American Scholar - 2003 & 2004 All-Region Team


All-Americans

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n

nan an

Jim Tabor Bill Davidson Bill Bill Bill Bill Davidson Davidson Davidson Davidson Jim Jim Tabor Tabor 1959 1964 1959 1959 1959 1959 1964 1964

Dave Hambly Jim Tabor Jim Jim Jim Jim Tabor Tabor Tabor Tabor Dave Dave Hambly Hambly 1964 1966 1964 1964 1964 1964 1966 1966

Jim Geiger Dave Hambly Jim Jim Geiger Geiger Dave Dave Dave Dave Hambly Hambly Hambly Hambly 1966 1967 1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966

Jim Geiger Jim Jim Jim Jim Geiger Geiger Geiger Geiger

Dan O’Neill Bob Bob Bob Bob Hibschman Hibschman Hibschman Hibschman Dan Dan O’Neill O’Neill Dan O'Neill 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 1970, 1970, 1971, 1971, 1972, 1973 1969 1969 1969 1969 1970,1972, 19711973

Sherm Hostetter Dan Dan Dan Dan O’Neill O’Neill O’Neill O’Neill Sherm Sherm Hostetter Hostetter Sherm Hostetter 1975 1970, 1970, 1970, 1970, 1971, 1971, 1971, 1971, 1972, 1972, 1972, 1972, 1973 1973 1973 1973 1975 1975

Gary Durbin Sherm Sherm Sherm Sherm Hostetter Hostetter Hostetter Hostetter Gary Gary Durbin Durbin Gary Durbin 1979 1975 1975 1975 1975 1979 1979 1979

Gary Gary Gary Gary Durbin Durbin Durbin Durbin Adam Decker

1975

1972, 1973

1967 1967 1967 1967 1967

1979 1979 1979 1979 1997

Bob Hibschman Hibschman Bob 1969 1969

Adam Decker Matt Abbott 1997 2001

1970

Matt A 200

Matt Abbott Leon Foley Howe Adam Adam Adam Adam Decker Decker Decker DeckerMark Matt Matt Matt Matt Abbott Abbott Abbott Abbott Kevin Mark Mark Mark Mark Leon Leon Leon Leon T.J. Kevin Kevin Kevin Kevin Foley Foley Foley Foley T.J. T.J. T.J. T.J. Howe Howe Howe Howe Matt Matt Abbott Abbott Mark Mark Leon Leon Kevin Kevin Foley Foley T.J. T.J. Howe Howe 2001 2004 2008, 2009, 2010 2010 1997 1997 1997 1997 2001 2001 2001 2001 2008, 2004 2004 2004 2004 2008, 2008, 2008, 2009, 2009, 2009, 2009, 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2001 2001 2004 2004 2008,2009, 2009, 2010 2010 2008, 2010 2010

Mark Leon 2004

Kevin Foley 2008, 2009 2010

T.J. Howe 2010

Charles Huntzinger 2016

Cole Miller 2017

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All-

Dirk Ayers 1996

Robert Rohanna 2007, 2008

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Selections

Matt Abbott

Jim Fuller

Mark Leon

Kevin Foley

Charles Huntzinger

Cole Miller

2000, 2001

2007, 2009, 2010

2003

2016, 2017, 2018

2005

2017, 2018


NCAA All-Region

Matt Shiley 1991

William Smith 1992

Dirk Ayers 1993 1994 1995 1996

Jason Tyska 1993

Joe Chuasiriporn 1998

Byron Clift 1998

Jeff Turton 1999 2000 2001

Scott Phillis 2000

Andy Latowski 2001 2002

Greg Pieczynski 2003 2004

Ted Neville 2005

Rob Rohanna 2005 2006 2007 2008

Harvin Groft 2008

Kevin Foley 2007 2008 2009 2010

Ernesto Marin 2011

Christian Elliot 2015

Jay Woodward Tommy McDonagh Anthony DeGol 2011 2010 2011 2011 2012 2012 2013

Cole Miller 2015 2016 2017

Charles Huntzinger 2016 2017

Ryan Davis 2017

Andy Achenbach Adam Decker 1994 1994 1996 1997

Chris Houston 2013 2016

Josh Dawes 2002

T.J. Howe 2008 2010 2011

Xander McDonald-Smith 2013

Brad Kittsley 1997

Matt Abbott 1998 1999 2000 2001

Jim Fuller 2002 2003

Mark Leon 2003 2004 2005

Jim Markovitz 2009 2010

Jens Talbert 2013 2014 2015

Andy Archembault 2009

JD Dornes 2014 2015 2016

JD Hughes 2017

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GCAA All-American Scholars In 1984, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) began honoring All-American Scholars. Honorees must be at least a junior, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, average 77 or better and play in at least 75 percent of their teams’ competitions. Penn State has been represented with 29 selections since the inception of this award.

Terry Hertzog

Matt Shiley

Brad Kittsley

Byron Clift

Mike Saporito

Andy Latowski

Jeff Turton

Josh Dawes

Greg Pieczynski

Rob Rohanna

Anthony DeGol

Xander McDonald-Smith

Jens Talbert

JD Dornes

2013

Chris Houston

Geoff Vartelas

Christian Elliot

1986, 1987

2001, 2002

2016

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1992, 1993

2001, 2002

2014

2017

1996, 1997

2001, 2002

2014, 2015

1997, 1998

2005, 2006

2015, 2016

1999, 2000

2007, 2008

2016


Honors GCAA All-Americans 1959: 1964: 1966: 1967: 1969: 1970: 1971: 1972: 1973: 1975: 1979: 1997: 2001: 2004: 2008: 2009: 2010: 2017:

Bill Davidson Jim Tabor Dave Hambly Jim Geiger Bob Hibschman Dan O’Neill Dan O’Neill Dan O’Neill Dan O’Neill Sherm Hostetter Gary Durbin Adam Decker Matt Abbott Mark Leon Kevin Foley Kevin Foley Kevin Foley T.J. Howe Cole Miller

GCAA Hall of Fame 1987:

Coach Joe Boyle

GCAA Honor Award Recipient 2007:

Coach Joe Boyle

GCAA All-American Scholars 1986: 1987: 1992: 1993: 1996: 1997: 1998: 1999: 2000: 2001: 2002: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2013: 2014: 2015: 2016: 2017:

Terry Hertzog Terry Hertzog Matt Shiley Matt Shiley Brad Kittsley Brad Kittsley Byron Clift Byron Clift Mike Saporito Mike Saporito Andy Latowski Jeff Turton Josh Dawes Andy Latowski Jeff Turton Josh Dawes Greg Pieczynski Greg Pieczynski Robert Rohanna Robert Rohanna Anthony DeGol Xander McDonald-Smith Jens Talbert JD Dornes Jens Talbert Geoff Vartelas JD Dornes Chris Houston Christian Elliot

Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year 1987: 1991: 1995-96: 1996-97: 1999-00: 2000-01: 2002-03:

Terry Hertzog Matt Shiley Dirk Ayers Adam Decker Matt Abbott Matt Abbott Jim Fuller

NCAA All-Region 1991: 1991-92: 1992-93: 1993-94: 1994-95: 1995-96: 1996-97: 1997-98: 1998-99: 1999-00: 2000-01: 2001-02: 2002-03: 2003-04: 2004-05: 2005-06: 2006-07: 2007-08: 2008-09: 2009-10: 2010-11:

Matt Shiley William Smith Dirk Ayers Jason Tyska Andy Achenbach Dirk Ayers Dirk Ayers Adam Decker Dirk Ayers Adam Decker Adam Decker Brad Kittsley Matt Abbott Joe Chuasiriporn Byron Clift Matt Abbott Jeff Turton Matt Abbott Scott Phillis Jeff Turton Matt Abbott Andy Latowski Jeff Turton Josh Dawes Andy Latowski Jim Fuller Jim Fuller Mark Leon Greg Pieczynski Mark Leon Greg Pieczynski Mark Leon Ted Neville Robert Rohanna Robert Rohanna Kevin Foley Robert Rohanna Kevin Foley Harvin Groft T.J. Howe Robert Rohanna Nick Archambault Jim Markovitz Kevin Foley Kevin Foley T.J. Howe Jim Markovitz Tommy McDonagh Anthony DeGol T.J. Howe Tommy McDonagh Ernesto Marin Jay Woodward

2011-12: 2012-13: 2013-14: 2014-15: 2015-16: 2016-17:

Anthony DeGol Tommy McDonagh Anthony DeGol Jens Talbert Xavier McDonald-Smith Chris Houston JD Dornes Jens Talbert JD Dornes Christian Elliot Cole Miller Jens Talbert JD Dornes Chris Houston Charles Huntzinger Cole Miller Cole Miller Ryan Davis JD Hughes Charles Huntzinger

Region Coach of the Year Mary Kennedy-Zierk: 1987, 1991

Greg Nye: 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2016, 2017

Ernest B. McCoy Award

Presented to the most outstanding male student-athlete at Penn State.

2002: Andy Latowski

All-Big Ten 1995-96: 1999-00: 2000-01: 2002-03: 2004-05: 2006-07: 2007-08: 2008-09: 2009-10: 2015-16: 2016-17: 2017-18:

Dirk Ayers Matt Abbott Matt Abbott Jim Fuller Mark Leon Kevin Foley Robert Rohanna Robert Rohanna Kevin Foley Kevin Foley Charles Huntzinger Cole Miller Charles Huntzinger Cole Miller Charles Huntzinger

Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year

1992-93: Dirk Ayers 2006-07: Kevin Foley 2105-16: Charles Huntzinger

All-Atlantic 10 1982-83: 1983-84: 1984-85: 1985-86: 1986-87: 1987-88: 1988-89: 1989-90: 1990-91:

Brian Corbett Tom Bean Scott Tharrington Terry Hertzog Dave Treese Terry Hertzog Chris Keim Mark Treese Dan Braun Chris Keim Chris Keim Kyle Ross Kyle Ross Matt Shiley William Smith Dan Vona Matthew Jester Matt Shiley William Smith Jason Tyska Dan Vona

Academic All-Atlantic 10 1989-90: 1990-91:

Matt Shiley Tom Sarosky Matt Shiley Jason Tyska

Academic All-Big Ten 1991-92: 1992-93: 1993-94: 1994-95: 1995-96: 1996-97: 1997-98: 1998-99:

James Bohn Kevin Dadey Clayton Davidson Joe Freed Matt Jester Brett Marinelli Scott McDougall Matt Shiley Jason Tyska Vincent Bonner Joe Freed Matt Jester Matt Shiley Jason Tyska David Harget Eric Hiatt Andrew Williams Byron Clift James Tolley Byron Clift Brian Gillespie Brad Kittsley Byron Clift Brad Kittsley J.D. Ostrow Nick Verrecchio Bryan Burns Byron Clift Brad Kittsley Mike Saporito Andy Latowski Greg Marshalek Marty Mills Mike Saporito Jeff Turton

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Honors 1999-00: 2000-01: 2001-02: 2002-03: 2003-04: 2004-05: 2005-06: 2006-07: 2007-08: 2008-09: 2009-10: 2010-11: 2011-12 2012-13 52

Josh Dawes Andy Latowski Greg Marshalek Marty Mills Mike Saporito Jason Totin Jeff Turton Josh Dawes Andy Latowski Mike Saporito Jeff Turton Josh Dawes Jonas Hyden Andy Latowski Jeff Turton Brian Fitzpatrick Jonas Hyden Greg Pieczynski Rafael Toro Jason Totin David Dankmyer Brian Fitzpatrick Jonas Hyden Greg Pieczynski Rafael Toro John Aubrey David Dankmyer Brian Fitzpatrick Greg Pieczynski David Dankmyer Greg Pieczynski Robert Rohanna David Dankmyer Matt Leon Robert Rohanna Tyler Tarney Mitch Van Zelfden T.J. Howe Matt Leon Jim Markovitz Robert Rohanna Tyler Tarney Mitch Van Zelfden Brendan Borst Jason Cohan T.J. Howe Mitch Van Zelfden Brendan Borst Jason Cohan Kevin Foley T.J. Howe Tanner Smith Anthony DeGol T.J. Howe Matthew Porter Jay Woodward Anthony DeGol Matthew Porter Shane Stewart Jay Woodward Anthony DeGol Matt Porter Shane Stewart Jens Talbert Jay Woodward

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2013-14 JD Dornes Chris Houston McDonald-Smith Shane Stewart Jens Talbert Geoff Vartelas Ryan Worthy 2014-15: JD Dornes Christian Elliot Chris Houston McDonald-Smith Shane Stewart Jens Talbert Geoffrey Vartelas 2015-16: JD Dornes Christian Elliott Chris Houston Cole Miller Geoffrey Vartelas 2016-17: Cody Cox Christian Elliott Cole Miller

Big Ten Championship Results 1991-92: 10th 1992-93: 11th 1993-94: 6th 1994-95: 9th 1995-96: 6th 1996-97: 10th 1997-98: 11th 1998-99: 9th 1999-00: 3rd 2000-01: 9th 2001-02: 10th 2002-03: 10th 2003-04: 6th 2004-05: 8th 2005-06: 7th 2006-07: 6th 2007-08: 11th 2008-09: 4th 2009-10: 10th 2010-11: 9th 2011-12: 8th 2012-13: 11th 2013-14: 9th 2014-15: T-3rd 2015-16: 9th 2016-17: 4th 2017-18: 4th

NCAA Regional Results

1990: 19th/23 1991: 15th/23 1992: 17th/23 1993: T-16th/23 1994: T-17th/23 1995: 17th/23 1996: # T-9th/23 1997: T-14th/23 1998: 18th/23 1999: 16th/23 2000: 21st/23 2001: 16th/27 2002: 18th/27 2003: 17th/27 2004: # 2nd/27 2005: 20th/27 2007: 16th/27 2008: # T8th/27 2009: 10th/14 2010: # 4th/14 2015: 11th/13 2016: 9th/14 2017: # 5th/14 2018: 6th/13

# denotes qualified for NCAA Finals

Individual Qualifiers 1989: Dan Braun Chris Keim 2011: T.J. Howe

NCAA Championship Results 1947: 25th 1948: T-16th 1963: 24th 1964: MC 1965: T-28th 1966: T-18th 1967: T-26th 1969: 16th 1971: MC 1972: MC 1973: MC 1975: 31st 1987: 31st 1996: 29th 2004: 15th 2008: 25th 2010: 29th 2017: T-24th

Individual Qualifiers 1950: Tommy Smith 1957: Bill Davidson Pat Reilly 1958: Bill Davidson Johnny Felus 1959: Bill Davidson Dick Burgoon 1962: Jim Tabor Dave Liebau 1968: Jim Geiger 1970: Dan O’Neill 1974: Fred Von Bargen 1977: Sherm Hostetter 1979: Gary Durbin 1981: Tom Bean Robert Philips

Eastern Championships (ECAC)

1948, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997

Eastern Individual Champions 1958: 1964: 1967: 1972: 1973: 1988: 1992: 1994: 1995: 1997:

Bill Davidson Jim Tabor Jim Geiger Frank Guise Dan O’Neill Dan O’Neill Chris Keim Mark Treese Matt Shiley Dirk Ayers Dirk Ayers Adam Decker


Team Records 54-Hole Records | Full Tournament Results

18-Hole Records 1. 3. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10. 14. 22.

269 269 271 271 272 272 273 274 275 276 276 276 276 277 277 277 277 277 277 277 277 278 278 278 278 278 278 278

Sept. 21, 2002 Sept. 19, 1998 Sept. 22, 2002 Nov. 1, 2009 April 12, 2002 Oct. 14, 2017 March 10, 2017 Oct. 9, 2006 Oct. 13-14, 1989 Nov. 2, 2009 Oct. 31, 1995 Apr. 19, 2015 April 14, 2018 May 20, 2010 May 22, 2010 April 30, 2005 May 1, 1994 Oct. 11, 2015 March 11, 2017 Oct. 8, 2017 Oct. 13, 2017 Sept. 25, 2006 April 30, 2004 Sept. 23, 2001 May 2, 1987 Sept. 30, 2014 Oct. 9, 2017 March 18, 2018

James Madison Invitational Northern Intercollegiate James Madison Invitational Renaissance Intercollegiate Princeton Invitational Bank of Tenn. Intercollegiate Seminole Intercollegiate Alister MacKenzie Invitational Atlantic 10 Championship Renaissance Intercollegiate ODU/Seascape Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate NCAA East Regional NCAA East Regional Rutherford Intercollegiate Eastern Championships Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Seminole Intercollegiate Windon Memorial Classic Bank of Tenn. Intercollegiate VCU /Mattaponi Shootout Rutherford Intercollegiate JMU Invitational Eastern Championships Primland Collegiate Invite Windon Memorial Classic Linter Longer Invitational

36-Hole Records | Full Tournament Results 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

559 560 561 563 564 565 565 569 570 572 573 574 575 577 577

April 12-13, 2002 Oct. 27-28, 2002 April 4-5, 2008 Oct. 26-27, 1996 Sept. 23-24, 2001 Nov. 1-2, 2010 April 6-7, 2007 Oct. 12-13, 2014 Sept. 28-29, 2015 Oct. 30-31, 1995 Oct. 11-12, 2004 April 9-10, 2001 Sept. 25-26, 2000 April 13-14, 2001 Sept. 11-12, 1999

Princeton Invitational Georgetown Invitational Marshall Invitational James Madison Invitational James Madison Invitational Baylor Intercollegiate Marshall Invitational Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Primland Collegiate Invite ODU/Seascape Invitational MacDonald Cup Liberty Ramada Classic CSU Ram Intercollegiate Princeton Invitational Navy Invitational

1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 11. 14. 16. 18. 19. 20. 21. 24. 27.

820 833 833 834 835 837 838 838 843 843 844 844 844 845 845 851 851 852 854 855 856 856 856 859 859 859 860 860 860 860

Sept. 21-22, 2002 March 10-12, 2017 Oct. 13-15, 2017 Nov. 1-2, 2009 Oct. 8-9, 2017 May 20-22, 2010 Sept. 29-30, 2014 Sept. 18-19, 1998 April 16-17, 2016 April 29-30, 2005 Oct. 9-11, 2015 Sept. 18-19, 2010 April 14-15, 2018 March 20-22, 2016 Oct. 1-2, 2007 Sept. 25-26, 2006 March 19-21, 2017 April 26-27, 2003 Sept. 6-8, 2002 Sept. 6-7, 2014 March 11-12, 2016 April 18-19, 2009 March 18-20, 2018 April 30-May 1, 2004 April 27-28, 2002 Sept. 16-17, 2017 Oct. 8-9, 2001 March 25-26, 2000 March 11-12, 2000 April 27-29, 2018

James Madison Invitational Seminole Intercollegiate Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Renaissance Intercollegiate Windon Memorial Classic NCAA East Regional Primland Collegiate Invite Northern Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Maryland Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Kingsmill Intercollegiate VCU Shootout VCU/Mattaponi Shootout Kingsmill Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Badger Invitational Wolverine Intercollegiate Seminole Intercollegiate Boilermaker Invitational Linger Longer Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Rod Myers Invitational Xavier Provident Invite Dr. Pepper Silver Spring Shores Big Ten Championship

72-Hole Records | Four Round Events 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

1,169 1,170 1,170 1,171 1,180 1,181 1,183 1,188

May 4-6, 2001 May 1-3, 2009 June 1-4, 2004 May 14-16, 1999 May 3-5, 2002 Apr. 23-26, 2015 May 14-16, 1993 May 15-17, 1992

Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship NCAA Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Champinoship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship

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Individual Records

63 1. 2. 4. 15.

63 64 64 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66

1. 136 136 136 136 5. 137 137 137 137 9. 138 138 138 138 13. 139 139 139 139 139 139

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Josh Dawes

Josh Dawes Charles Huntzinger Charles Huntzinger Kevin Foley Kevin Foley Kevin Foley Jim Fuller Josh Dawes Matt Abbott Greg Marshalek Adam Decker Cole Miller Cole Miller Cole Miller Kevin Foley Jim Markovitz Chad Bricker Ted Neville Greg Pieczynski Jim Fuller Jim Fuller Matt Abbott Dirk Ayers Robert Rohanna Kevin Foley Kevin Foley T.J. Howe JD Dornes Cole Miller Cole Miller Cole Miller Chris Houston Charles Huntzinger Charles Huntzinger J.D. Hughes

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Charles Huntzinger

197

18-Hole Records

April 13, 2002 March 21, 2016 Oct. 14, 2017 Oct. 8, 2007 Oct. 1, 2007 Nov. 1, 2009 Sept. 22, 2002 Sept. 22, 2001 Sept. 25, 2000 Sept. 19, 1998 Oct. 22, 1996 March 18, 2018 April 14, 2018 April 28, 2018 April 21, 2007 Oct. 9, 2006 Sept. 25, 2006 April 30, 2005 Oct. 28, 2002 Sept. 28, 2002 Sept. 21, 2002 Sept. 19, 1998 Oct. 31, 1995 April. 5, 2008 April 18, 2009 Nov. 2, 2009 May 22, 2010 Sept. 6, 2014 Sept. 7, 2014 Sept. 30, 2014 March 10, 2017 March 22, 2016 April 17, 2016 Oct. 14, 2016 Oct. 13, 2017

Princeton Invitational Kingsmill Intercollegiate Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Memphis Intercollegiate VCU Shootout Renaissance Intercollegiate James Madison Invitational James Madison Invitational CSU Ram Intercollegiate Northern Intercollegiate James Madison Invitational Linger Longer Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Big Ten Championship Fossum Invitational Alister MacKenzie Invite VCU/Mattaponi Shootout Rutherford Intercollegiate Georgetown Invitational Northern Intercollegiate James Madison Invitational Northern Intercollegiate ODU/Seascape Invitational Marshall Invitational Boilermaker Invitational Renaissance Intercollegiate NCAA East Regional Wolverine Intercollegiate Wolverine Intercollegiate Primland Collegiate Invite Seminole Intercollegiate Kingsmill Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

36-Hole Records | Full Tournament Results Robert Rohanna Greg Pieczynski Josh Dawes Dirk Ayers T.J. Howe Robert Rohanna Josh Dawes Matt Abbott Kevin Foley Kevin Foley Scott Phillis Jeff Diehl Jay Woodward Robert Rohanna Mark Leon Andy Latowski Adam Decker Charles Huntzinger

Jim Fuller

April 4-5, 2008 Oct. 27-28, 2002 April 12-13, 2002 Oct. 30-31, 1995 Nov. 1-2. 2010 April 6-7, 2007 Sept. 23-24, 2001 Sept. 25-26, 2000 Oct. 8-9, 2007 April 6-7, 2007 Sept. 11-12, 1999 Oct. 26-27, 1996 Nov. 1-2, 2010 Oct. 21-22, 2006 Oct. 11-12, 2004 Sept. 23-24, 2001 Oct. 26-27, 1996 Sept. 28-29, 2015

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Marshall Invitational Georgetown Invitational Princeton Invitational ODU/Seascape Invite Baylor Intercollegiate Marshall Invitational JMU Invitational CSU Ram Intercollegiate Memphis Intercollegiate Marshall Invitational Navy Invitational James Madison Classic Baylor Intercollegiate Georgetown Invitational MacDonald Cup JMU Invitational James Madison Classic Primland Collegiate

1. 197 2. 201 201 4. 202 202 202 7. 203 203 9. 205 205 205 205 13. 206 206 206 206 206 206 19. 207 *207 207 207 23. 208 208 208 208

201

Kevin Foley

201

Cole Miller

54-Hole Records | Full Tournament Results

Jim Fuller Kevin Foley Cole Miller Kevin Foley Matt Abbott J.D. Hughes T.J. Howe Charles Huntzinger Kevin Foley Jim Fuller Mark Leon Charles Huntzinger Kevin Foley Greg Pieczynski Jeff Turton Cole Miller Cole Miller Cole Miller Mike Miller Terry Hertzog Robert Rohanna Kevin Foley Scott Phillis Greg Pieczynski Charles Huntzinger Charles Huntzinger

Sept. 21-22, 2002 JMU Invitational Oct. 1-2, 2007 VCU Shootout March 10-12, 2017 Seminole Intercollegiate Nov. 1-2, 2009 Renaissance Intercolllegate Sept. 18-19, 1998 Northern Intercollegiate Oct. 13-15, 2017 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate May 20-22, 2010 NCAA East Regional Oct. 14-16, 2016 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate April 10-11, 2010 Kepler Intercollegiate Sept. 28-29, 2002 Northern Intercollegiate Sept. 21-22, 2002 JMU Invitational Oct. 13-15, 2017 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate May 20-22, 2010 NCAA East Regional Sept. 21-22, 2002 JMU Invitational April 27-28, 2002 Rutherford Intercollegiate May 15-17, 2017 NCAA Regional April 14-15, 2018 Rutherford Intercollegiate April 27-29, 2018 Big Ten Championship Sept. 18-19, 2010 Maryland Intercollegiate May 2-3, 1987 Eastern Championship April 29-30, 2005 Rutherford Intercollegiate April 18-19, 2009 Boilermaker Invitational March 25-26, 2000 Dr. Pepper April 30-May 1, 2004 Rutherford Intercollegiate April 28-20, 2017 Big Ten Championship Oct. 8-9, 2017 Windon Memorial Classic

* Score was shot on a course which included an executive nine with a par 32 nine-hole layout. The total par for the 54-hole tournament was 208.

1. 279 2. 284 3. 287 4. 288 5. 291 291 7. 292 8. 293 293 293 11. 294 294

72-Hole Records | Four Round Events

Mark Leon Kevin Foley Matt Abbott Matt Abbott Dirk Ayers Scott Phillis Chad Bricker Mark Leon Andy Latowski Jason Tyska A. Achenbach X. McDonald-Smith

June 1-4, 2004 May 1-3, 2009 May 14-16, 1999 May 4-6, 2001 May 10-12, 1996 May 14-16, 1999 May 1-3, 2009 May 3-5, 2002 May 4-6, 2001 May 12-14, 1993 May 13-15, 1994 Apr. 24-26, 2015

NCAA Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship Big Ten Championship


Tournament Titles Team Tournament Titles 1948: 1963: 1964: 1965: 1966: 1967: 1969: 1970: 1971: 1972: 1973: 1974: 1975: 1976: 1977: 1979: 1982-83: 1983-84: 1986-87: 1987-88: 1988-89:

Eastern Championship Eastern Championship Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Big Four Championship Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Big Four Championship Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Nittany Lion Invitational Nittany Lion Invitational Nittany Lion Invitational Wooster Invitational Nittany Lion Invitational Wooster Invitational James Madison Invitational Atlantic 10 Championship Atlantic 10 Championship McLaughlin Invitational Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Atlantic 10 Championship ECAC Qualifier Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Atlantic 10 Championship McLaughlin Invitational James Madison Invitational

Individual Tournament Titles 1958: 1964: 1967: 1971: 1972: 1973: 1975: 1976: 1977: 1979: 1980: 1980: 1983:

Bill Davison Eastern Championship Bill Tabor Eastern Championship Jim Geiger Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Frank Guise Eastern Championship Jim Conn Big Four Championship Dan O’Neill Big Four Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Jim Conn Big Four Championship Dan O’Neill Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Dan O’Neill Eastern Championship Sherm Hostetter Nittany Lion InvitationalTom Amendol Nittany Lion Invitational Sherm Hostetter Nittany Lion Invitational Gary Durbin Nittany Lion Invitational Myrl Artac Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Robert Phillips Allegheny Invitational Spider Intercollegiate Scott Gerhart McLaughlin Invitational

1989-90: 1990-91: 1991-92: 1992-93: 1993-94: 1994-95: 1995-96: 1996-97: 1997-98: 1998-99: 1999-00:

Atlantic 10 Championship Rutherford Intercollegiate McLaughlin Invitational Atlantic 10 Championship Rutherford Intercollegiate Princeton Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Eastern Championship James Madison Invitational Seton Hall Pirate Shootout Eastern Championship Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Loyola College Invitational W&M Invitational James Madison Invitational Seton Hall Pirate Shootout W&M Invitational Loyola College Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Navy Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Eastern Championship James Madison Invitational Loyola Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Eastern Championship W&M Kingsmill Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Navy Invitational Seton Hall Pirate Shootout James Madison Fall Classic W&M Kingsmill Invitational Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Navy Invitational Temple Wyncote Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Eastern Championship Rutherford Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Navy Invitational James Madison Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate

1986-87: 1987-88: 1988-89: 1990-91: 1991-92: 1992-93: 1993-94: 1994-95:

Terry Hertzog Indiana [Pa.] Invitational McLaughlin Invitational Mark Treese McLaughlin Invitational Chris Keim Atl. 10 Championship Chris Keim Atlantic 10 Championship Rob Harpster Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Eric Kulinna Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Kyle Ross Atlantic 10 Championship Matt Shiley Atlantic 10 Championship William Smith McLaughlin Invitational Jason Tyska Rutherford Intercollegiate Matt Shiley Eastern Championship Dan Vona Kingsmill Invitational Dirk Ayers Eastern Championship Ted Wrubleski Indiana [Pa.] Invitational James Madison Invitational Andy Achenbach Rutherford Intercollegiate Navy Invitational W&M Invitational Mike Banzhoff Seton Hall Shootout Dirk Ayers Eastern Championship Navy Invitational Mike Banzhoff Rutherford Intercollegiate

2018 Rutherford Intercollegiate champion and individual winner Cole Miller (front, center) 2000-01: 2001-02: 2002-03: 2003-04: 2004-05: 2006-07: 2007-08:

Georgetown Invitational Liberty Ramada Classic Princeton Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Georgetown Invitational Princeton Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate James Madison Invitational Georgetown Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Temple Invitational MacDonald Cup Georgetown Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate VCU/Mattaponi Shootout Marshall Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Wolf Run Intercollegiate VCU Shootout Rutherford Intercollegiate

2008-09: Lehigh Invitational Pinehurst Intercollegiate 2009-10: Rutherford Intercollegiate 2010-11: Maryland Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate 2012-13: Colleton River Collegiate 2014-15: Rutherford Intercollegiate 2015-16: Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Mountaineer Intercollegiate Kingsmill Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate 2016-17: Seminole Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate 2017-18: Windon Memorial Classic Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate

1995-96: 1996-97: 1999-00: 2000-01: 2001-02: 2002-03: 2003-04: 2006-07:

Dirk Ayers Navy Invitational ODU/Seascape Invitational Brad Kittsley Rutherford Intercollegiate Byron Clift Indiana [Pa.] Invitational Adam Decker W&M Invitational Eastern Championship Scott Phillis Navy Invitational Matt Abbott Northern Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate Matt Abbott Northern Intercollegiate Big Red Classic Andy Latowski Princeton Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate Josh Dawes Princeton Invitational Jeff Turton Rutherford Intercollegiate Jim Fuller James Madison Invite Mark Leon MacDonald Cup Ted Neville Georgetown Invitational Greg Pieczynski Rutherford Intercollegiate Robert Rohanna Georgetown Invitational Marshall Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate

2007-08: Kevin Foley VCU Shootout Memphis Intercollegiate Robert Rohanna Marshall Invitational Rutherford Intercollegiate 2008-09: Kevin Foley Lehigh Invitational Boilermaker Invitational T.J. Howe Pinehurst Intercollegiate 2009-10: Kevin Foley Kepler Intercollegiate Rutherford Intercollegiate T.J. Howe NCAA East Regional 2010-11: Mike Miller Maryland Intercollegiate T.J. Howe Rutherford Intercollegiate 2012-13: Chris Houston Colleton River Collegiate JD Dornes Rutherford Intercollegiate 2015-16: Charles Huntzinger Rutherford Intercollegiate 2016-17: Charles Huntzinger Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Cole Miller Seminole Intercollegiate Kingsmill Intercollegiate NCAA Regional Ryan Dornes Kingsmill Intercollegiate 2017-18: Cole Miller Rutherford Intercollegiate

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Alumni A

Abbott, Matt Achenbach, Andy Archembault, Nick Albere, Jay Albert, William Altman, Roy Amendola, Thomas Aponick, Peter Apple, Bill Apple, Thomas Arasin, Joseph Arner, Richard Artac, Myrl Artz Jr., Ray Aubrey, John Ayers, Dirk

B

Bacon, John Baer, Brian Baggs, Robert Baidy, Joseph Bainbridge, Robert Bair, Joseph Balling III, Thomas Balph, Russell Bamat, Gary Bange, Jeffrey Banzhoff, Mike Barnitz, J. Edwin Bean, Thomas Beck, John Bedis, Michael Bennett, John Bertrando, Marc Bethune, Gary Beyer Jr., Lloyd Bezdek Jr., Hugo Bires, Michael Bittner, Richard Blecher Jr., Robert Bloom, Maynard Boehmer, Robert Boff, Greg Boff, James Bonn III, James D. Bonner, Vincent Bordonaro, Joseph Borrell, James Borris, Albert Borst, Brendan Bowers, Robert H. Boyanowski, James Boyle, Jeb Boyle, Jim Boyle, Joe Boyle, Michael Brand Jr., Fred C. Brand, John W. 56

2001 1994 2012 1937 1952 1960 1977 1979 1974 1969 1966 1980 1980 1951 2007 1996 1932 1983 1947 1964 1958 1924 1961 1987 1976 1982 1996 1951 1984 1934 1978 1937 1988 1973 1935 1931 1981 1976 1979 1941 1976 1985 1985 1992 1993 1975 1972 1976 2010 1953 1957 1980 1982 1949 1981 1932 1941

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Branish, John R. Braun, Dan Brener, Brian Bricker, Chad Brightman, Charles Brown, Chris Bruce, Richard Bunting, James Burgoon, Richard R. Burke, John Burkett, Bernard Burns, Bryan Bussard, Scott

1957 1985 1989 2009 1936 2002 1954 1929 1960 2012 1938 1998 1988

Canon, Herbert Carazo, David Carlson, Paul Carney, Dennis Carter, Michael Cavanaugh, Michael Celigoi, Mark Chuasiriporn, Joe Chylack, Michael Clapper, Darrell Clarke Jr., Jack Clift, Byron Clouse, Joseph Clungeon, Kenneth Cohen, Frederic G. Cohan, Jason Coletti, John Conn, James L. Conn, Rich Connell, T.F. Corbett, Brian Corbin, Mark Corbin Jr., Maxwell Coringrato Jr., E. Corson, James Courtney, Wendell Cox, Cody Cramer, Clifford Crookston, James Curran, Timothy

1927 1990 1993 1942 2001 1988 1981 1998 1982 1979 1940 1997 1983 1927 1955 2011 1936 1973 1979 1923 1983 1971 1970 1980 1979 1974 2017 1938 1923 1978

Dadey, Kevin Dallessandro, Bill Dankmyer, David Danner, Mike Davidson, Clayton Davidson, William Davis, Gregory Davis, Stephen Dawes, Joshua Day, William Decker, Adam Decker, Charles Dell, Thomas DeGol, Anthony

1994 1986 2007 1995 1993 1959 1979 1981 2002 1930 1997 1958 1984 2013

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DeMarco, Anthony Dendler, Graham Denenberg, Stan Devine, Robert Diehl, Jeff Dine, John Dine Jr., Robert Dornes, JD Doyle III, John Durbin, Gary Durniak, Joseph

1996 1994 1968 1961 1997 1989 1976 2016 1966 1980 1951

Eaken, Rod Eck, Joseph Ege, Edward Elliot, Chrsitian

1954 1980 1924 2017

Fairchild, C.E. Federman, Harold Felus, John Ferguson, T. Rex Fingleton, Michael Fitzpatrick, Brian Foglia, Dennis Foley, Kevin Franc Jr., Robert Freed, Joseph Fritchman, Harry Fuller, Jim

1943 1943 1958 1973 1983 2005 1977 2010 1977 1993 1929 2003

Gambatese, John Garawitz, Stuart Garretson, Chester Gartner, Roland Geiger, Jim Geiger, Rob Gerhardt, Erwin Gerhart, Gerald Gerhart, Scott Gesler, Ryan Gibson II, Daniel Gilison, Richard Gillespie, Brian Gilligan, Ronald Gilliland, Gary Ginsberg, James Gittlen, Warren Goldenberg, Marvin Good, Charles Green, Jamie Greer, Samuel Grill, David Grill, Derek Groft, Harvin Gross, William Guise, Francis

1962 1977 1930 1964 1968 1980 1925 1957 1984 2002 1938 1963 1997 1991 1978 1956 1955 1951 1957 1996 1927 1977 1982 2008 1939 1969

Hack Jr., Alan Hambly, David

1948 1967

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Hamilton, Harry Hansen, William Harget, David Harper II, John Harpster, Rob Hart, D.C. Hastings, Richard R. Hawayek, Joseph Heaton, Jeffrey Hebda, Edward Helfrick, Darrin Hemlock, Stephen Herchenrider, Milton Hertzog, Terry Hetzel, Roger Hewitt Jr., Earl Hiatt, Eric Hibschman, Robert Hirsh, Larry Holdcroft, Robert Holden Jr., Dent Hostetter, Harlan Hostetter, Sherman Houghton, Charles Houston, Chris Hummer II, Paul Hunter, J.G. Howe, T.J. Hyden, Jonas

1973 1990 1994 1947 1989 1948 1949 1979 1978 1939 1989 1988 1948 1987 1935 1928 1994 1970 1978 1983 1942 1941 1978 1963 2016 1963 1935 2011 2004

Jaffe, Arthur Jaffe, Sidney Jelstrom, Gregory Jenkins, Jason Jester, Matt Johnson, Richard Jones Jr., Walter

1942 1937 1983 1995 1994 1967 1940

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Kalandiak, Peter 1950 Kappel, W.J. 1943 Kapusinsky, Shawn 1991 Karafa, James 1985 Keim, Christopher 1989 Keller, Harry 1977 Keller, Henry 1943 Kennerdell, Edward 1939 Kindt, J. Winston 1924 Kingora, Mark 1987 Kittsley, Brad 1998 Klebon, Greg 1996 Klein, Robert 1947 Klingensmith, Kenneth 1940 Komar, Daniel 1978 Kormos, Edward 1960 Kramer, James 1942 Kreidler Jr., George 1956 Krolikowski, Steve 1981 Krumrine, John 1975 Kuenzi, Walter 1948


Alumni Kuhns, Harold Kukkola, Leo Kulinna, Eric Kunkle, Robert

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Lamoree, James Laporte, William Latowski, Andrew Latowski, Joseph Lenhart, Todd Leon, Mark Leon, Matt Leonard, John Leonard, R.D. Lewis, Gary Leyden, Donald Liebau, Dave Liggett, Mark Lloyd, John F. Losey Jr., Harold Lovell, Timothy Lucas, David Ludes, Joe Lundeen, Scott Lynch, Christopher

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1926 1958 1989 1952 1952 1941 2002 2006 1991 2005 2009 1979 1929 1953 1941 1964 1989 1947 1976 1977 1984 1928 1984 1991

Mackeverican, Jack 1974 Mahaffey Jr., John 1939 Majcher Jr., Thomas 1975 Manges, Eric 1986 Markovitz, Jim 2010 Marin, Ernesto 2013 Marinelli, Brett 1992 Marshalek, Greg 2001 Marshalek, Patrick 2006 Marshall, Thomas 1935 Martin, John 1944 Masich, Barry 1964 Massie, J. Scott 1987 Masters, Donald 1935 Matt, Keith 1996 Matt, Ken 1994 Maxwell, George 1941 Mayes, James 1957 Mazanowski, Lloyd 1949 McDonagh, Tommy 2012 McDonald-Smith, Xavier2015 McDonnell, Michael 1971 McDougall, Scott 1992 McEntee, Stephen 1992 McKay, William 1932 McMahon, Harry 1950 Meffe, Domenic 1983 Menard Jr., G.A. 1935 Menoher, James 1978 Meredith, Jack 1961 Mershon, John 1981 Millen, Greg 1985

Miller, Cole Miller, David Miller Jr., Robert Mills, Marty Minemier, David Morton, John Muhl, Gil Munro, Alexander Murray, John Musser, H.E. Myerson, David

2018 1963 1940 2000 1980 1961 1981 1950 1931 1932 1957

Nacios, W.A. Nelson, Paul Neville, Ted Nicholson, Edwin Noble, Andy Noble, James Norton, Negley

1934 1968 2005 1953 1971 1948 1977

O’Neill Jr., Daniel Odendahl, Mark Opalinski, Gerald Ostrow, J.D. Ostrowsky, Jeffrey

1974 1996 1975 1997 1987

Panaccion, Victor Pannone, Jason Patterson, W.W. Pelaez, Jorge Pelchar, Edward Perrino, Edward Peterson, Ramon Philips, Robert Phillips, E.D. Phillis, Scott Piecynski, Greg Platt, Vernon Poccia, Marco Porta, Brian Porter, Matthew Potts, Charles Price, Andrew Price, Mike Purdy, Douglas

1930 2004 1938 1996 1971 1989 1949 1983 1944 2000 2006 1935 2007 1991 2013 1935 2006 1981 1943

Raasch, Bernard Ramaley, Jack Readly Jr., C.H. Rielly, Patrick Riggs Jr., Louis Ritenour, Joseph Robertson, T. Robidoux, Arthur Robinson, William Rohanna, Robert Rosenbloom Jr., A. Ross, Kyle Roy, George

1972 1942 1933 1958 1956 1934 1952 1982 1964 2008 1942 1990 1942

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Rudd, William Rudy, Tom Runk, James Rutherford III, R.

1978 1985 1925 1961

Samson, Hudson Saniga, Erwin Saporito, Mike Sarosky, Thomas Scally, Mark Schill, Francis Schneider, Jeffrey Schreiner, John Schulty, Bob Schwoyer, Gregg See, David Seebold, Charles Shamburg, William Shane, Stephen Shein, Joseph Shiley, Matt Shipley Jr., Harold Shultz, Fred Sickels, William Siegler, William Sigler, Robert Simonsen, David Sincock, Robert Smiley, William Smith, Fred Smith, Gerald Smith, John Smith, Tanner Smith, Tommy Smith, William Steinfeldt, Arthur Stennett, Jon Stephens, Richard Stevens, Herb Stevenson, Joseph Stevenson, Robert Stewart, Shane Stober, Clay Stroup, Douglas Stroup, Gordon Stultz, Scott Sulkowski, Thomas Sunday, Jeffrey Swahn, Robert Swan, Albert Szklinski, David

1953 1969 2001 1990 1996 1932 1980 1947 1972 1981 1948 1942 1981 1978 1949 1993 1952 1971 1933 1933 1937 1966 1924 1942 1950 1948 1931 2012 1947 1992 1934 1987 1943 1975 1938 1925 2014 1983 1978 1954 1959 1977 1975 1962 1943 1987

Tabor, James Talbert, Jens Tarney, Tyler Tate IV, James Taylor, James Taylor, H.F. Tharrington, Scott

1967 2015 2008 1956 1965 1926 1984

S

T

Thomas, Hadyn Thompson, Richard Thompson II, John Tolley, James Tookey, Robert Toretti, Michael Toro, Rafael Totin, Jason Treese, David Treese, Mark Troiani, Michael Tucker Jr., Thomas Turner, W.S. Turton, Jeffrey Tyska, Jason

1960 1975 1982 1997 1999 1979 2004 2003 1986 1989 1984 1975 1929 2002 1993

Van Zelfden, Mitch Vartelas, Geoff Verrecchio, Nick Vona, Daniel Von Borgen, Fred

2009 2016 1998 1991 1975

Waldron, Robert Walker Jr., James Wallace, Robert Walsh Jr., Mason Washburn III, George Webb III, Edward Webb, Elmer Webber, Tyson Weber Jr., Harold Weinhoffer, Robert Wentling, Joseph Whiteford, Bruce Whitmoyer, Paul Wille, Thomas Williams, Andy Williams Jr., Charles Wilson, Timothy Winter, Charles Woodward, Jay Worthy, Ryan Wray, William Wrubleski, Ted Wylie, John

1979 1950 1942 1957 1968 1954 1954 1995 1972 1980 1938 1980 1940 1978 1994 1931 1978 1948 2013 2015 1967 1994 1952

Yard, William Yemm, Thomas Yerkes, James

1967 1949 1950

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Year-by-Year Results 1928 (3-2)

5/4 Dartmouth Philadelphia, Pa. L 5-1 5/5 Lafayette Easton, Pa. L 5-1 5/12 George Washington State College, Pa. W 4-2 5/19 Clinton CC Lock Haven, Pa. W 14-4 5/26 Centre Hills CC State College, Pa. W 31-8 6/25-26 The Intercollegiate Rye, N.Y.

R.B. Rutherford Sr. Tenure 1922-1949 Accomplishments • Coached the first men’s golf team at Penn State. • Compiled a 105-46-6 mark in dual meets. • Supervised construction of University’s Blue and White Courses. • Was known around the University and H appy Valley as “Mr. Golf” for his contributions. • Honored each year when Penn State hosts the Rutherford Intercollegiate. • Won the Eastern Championship in 1948

R.B. RUTHERFORD, SR. ERA 1922-1949

1922 (0-1)

5/27

Pennsylvania

State College, Pa.

4/21 4/27 4/28 5/10 5/11 5/26 6/9 6/15-16

Lock Haven CC Princeton Pennsylvania Washington & Jefferson Pittsburgh Williamsport CC Pittsburgh The Intercollegiate

4/26 5/3 5/9 5/10 5/16 5/17 5/24 5/31 6/7

Centre Hills CC Clinton CC Columbia Pennsylvania Pittsburgh

L

7-6

1923 (6-1)

Lock Haven, Pa. W 15-0 Princeton, N.J. L 7-0 Philadelphia, Pa. W 6-2 State College, Pa. W 9-1 Pittsburgh, Pa. W 12-1 Williamsport, Pa. W 6-0 State College, Pa. W 10-0 Bronxville, N.Y. 8th Place

1924 (7-2)

Washington & Jefferson

Williamsport CC

Washington & Jefferson

Pittsburgh

State College, Pa. Lock Haven, Pa. New York City, N.Y. Philadelphia, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. Beallsville, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa.

W 13-3 W 11-7 L 5-1 W 4-2 L 8-4 W 10-2 W 10.5-6.5 W 5-0 W 5-1

1925 (3-3)

4/25 Centre Hills CC 5/2 Pennsylvania 5/9 Clinton CC 5/16 Sunnehanna CC 5/22 Pittsburgh 6/6 Pittsburgh 5/1 5/8 5/15 5/19 5/21 6/5

Centre Hills CC Clinton CC Williamsport CC Lafayette Syracuse Centre Hills CC

State College, Pa, W 6-17 Philadelphia, Pa. L 5-1 Lock Haven, Pa. L 12-9 Johnstown, Pa. L 6-5 Pittsburgh, Pa. W 5-0 State College, Pa. W 4-2

1926 (5-1)

State College, Pa. Lock Haven, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Syracuse, N.Y. State College, P.a.

1927 (5-0-1)

4/23 Centre Hills CC 4/30 Centre Hills CC 5/6 Antioch College 5/7 Clinton CC 5/21 Lafayette 5/28 Syracuse 6/28-7/2 The Intercollegiate

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W 14-4 W 15-3 W 7-3.25 W 5-1 L 6-0 W 29-1 W 26.5-9.5 W 37.5-4.5 T 2-2 W 15-6 W 4-2 W 5-0

1929 (3-2-1)

4/27 5/3 5/11 5/18 5/24 5/25 6/24-28

Centre Hills CC State College, Pa. Centre Hills CC State College, Pa. Lafayette State College, Pa. Clinton CC State College, Pa. Swarthmore Philadelphia, Pa. Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pa. The Intercollegiate Deal, N.J.

4/26 5/3 5/10 5/13 5/17 5/24 5/31 6/23-28

Centre Hills CC Swarthmore Centre Hills CC Colgate Williamsport CC Pennsylvania Clinton CC The Intercollegiate

4/25 5/1 5/2 5/9 5/21 6/22-27

Centre Hills CC Swarthmore Army Lafayette Colgate The Intercollegiate

1930 (7-0)

State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Williamsport, Pa. Philadelphia, Pa. Lock Haven, Pa. Oakmont, Pa.

1931 (3-1-1)

4/30 5/7 5/14 5/20 5/21

Pittsburgh Swarthmore Army Cornell Colgate

4/21 4/22 4/29 5/6 5/13 5/20 5/27 6/3

Swarthmore Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Lafayette Centre Hills CC Cornell Cornell Army

4/28 5/5 5/11 5/12 5/19 5/26 6/9

Cornell Swarthmore Lafayette Army Cornell Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

4/27 5/3 5/4 5/11 5/15 5/18 5/24 5/25 6/1

Cornell Pittsburgh Carnegie Tech Lafayette Bucknell Cornell Haverford Pennsylvania Army

4/25 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/9 5/9 5/24

Cornell Princeton Georgetown Pennsylvania Cornell Pittsburgh Centre Hills CC

5/7 5/8 5/8 5/14 5/15

Princeton Pennsylvania Georgetown Pittsburgh Cornell

State College, Pa. Swarthmore, Pa. West Point, N.Y. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Chicago, Ill.

1932 (4-1)

State College, Pa. State College, Pa. West Point, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y. Hamilton, N.Y.

1933 (5-2-1)

Swarthmore, Pa. Philadelphia, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Ithaca, N.Y. State College, Pa. State College, Pa.

1934 (6-1)

State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Easton, Pa. West Point, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y. State College, Pa. State College, Pa.

1935 (8-0-1)

State College, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Ithaca, N.Y. Haverford, Pa. Oreland, Pa. State College, Pa.

1936 (5-2)

State College, Pa. Washington, D.C. Washington D.C. Washington, D.C. Ithaca, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y. State College, Pa.

1937 (2-3)

Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. State College, Pa. State College, Pa.

W 23-22 W 34-0 L 4.5-1.5 W 12-3 T 3-3 L 5-1

W 19-5 W 5-1 W 28-5 W 4-2 W 6.5-0.5 W 6-0 W 18.5-5.5

W W T W L

W W W W L

36-3 5-1 3-3 6-0 4-2

6-0 6-0 5-1 5-1 4-2

W 4.5-1.5 W 4.5-1.5 W 4-2 T 3-3 W 32-11 L 4.5-1.5 L 5-1 W 7-2 W W W W L W W

4-2 6-0 5-1 6-0 4-2 5-1 6-0

W 9-0 T 4.5-4.5 W 8-1 W 6-0 W 9-0 W 9-0 W 7-2 W 6-3 W 7-2 W L L W W W W

6-3 6-3 8-1 5-4 6-3 7-2 51-39

W L L W L

6-3 6-3 5-4 7-2 6-3

1938 (4-5)

4/23 4/30 5/6 5/7 5/11 5/13 5/14 5/14 5/18

Army Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Cornell Cornell Georgetown Princeton Pennsylvania Carnegie Tech

West Point, N.Y. State College, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. Ithaca, N.Y. Princeton, N.J. Princeton, N.J. Princeton, N.J. State College, Pa.

4/21 4/22 4/28 4/29 5/6 5/6 5/12 5/13 5/13

Rutgers Army Washington & Jefferson Pittsburgh Cornell Pittsburgh Princeton Pennsylvania Georgetown

4/20 4/24 4/27 5/1 5/4 5/4 5/10 5/11 5/11

Pittsburgh Washington & Jefferson Army West Virginia Cornell Pittsburgh Georgetown Princeton Pennsylvania

1939 (7-2)

New Brunswick, N.J. West Point, N.Y. Washington, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. State College, Pa, State College, Pa. Ithaca, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y.

1940 (4-5)

State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Ithaca, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y. Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa.

1941 (7-3)

4/19 Army 4/25 Washington & Jefferson 4/26 West Virginia 5/3 Cornell 5/3 Pittsburgh 5/9 Georgetown 5/10 Princeton 5/10 Pennsylvania 5/16-17 EIGA 4/18 West Virginia 4/25 Bucknell 5/1 Cornell 5/2 Pittsburgh 5/8 Georgetown 5/9 Princeton 5/9 Pennsylvania 5/16 EIGA 6/20 Colgate 6/27 Centre Hills CC 7/11 Centre Hills CC 7/18 Cornell 7/24 Colgate 7/25 Colgate 8/1 Cornell 5/8-9

EIGA

5/6 5/13 5/20 5/27

Navy Navy EIGA Cornell

No Competition (WWII) No Competition (WWII)

State College, Pa. Washington, Pa. Morgantown, W.Va. Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Stanford, Conn. Georgetown Princeton

1942 (13-2)

State College, Pa. State College, Pa. Ithaca, N.Y. Ithaca, N.Y. Princeton, N.J. Princeton, N.J. Princeton, N.J. Stanford, Conn. Yale Hamilton, N.Y. State College, Pa, State College, Pa, Ithaca, N.Y. State College, Pa. State College, Pa. State College, Pa.

1943

Princeton, N.J.

1944 (0-3)

W 6-3 L 6-3 L 6-3 W 5-4 W 7.5-1.5 L 9-0 L 9-0 L 6-3 W 9-0 W W W W W W L W L

W 6-3 W 8-1 W 8-1 W 7.5-1.5 L 5-4 L 5-4 L 6-3 L 8-1 L 5-4 W 5-4 W 8-1 W 6.5-2.5 W 8-1 W 5-4 W 5-4 L 5-4 W 6-3 L 5-4 L 5-4 W W W W W W W

1946

9-0 7-2 5-4 8-1 6-3 5-4 5-4

L 6-3 W 5.5-3.5 W 6-3 W 5.5-3.5 W 8-1 W 7-2 L 5-4 W 7-2 4th

Annapolis, Md. L State College, Pa. L Princeton, N.J. Ithaca, N.Y. L

1945

8-1 8-1 6-3 6-3 5-4 7-2 6-3 8-1 5-4

9-0 6-3 6th 7-2


Year-by-Year Results 4/18 4/19 4/26 5/3 5/9-10 5/17 5/24

1947 (3-1-1)

Georgetown Georgetown Pittsburgh Colgate EIGA Qualifier EIGA Pittsburgh The Intercollegiate

Washington, D.C. T 4.5-4.5 Washington, D.C. L 5-4 State College, Pa. W 8.5-0.5 State College, Pa. W 6.5-2.5 Ithaca, N.Y. 1st Atlantic City, N.J. 3rd Pittsburgh, Pa. W 7-2 Ann Arbor, Mich. 25th

1948 (10-0)

4/30 Georgetown State College, Pa. W 6-3 5/1 Georgetown State College, Pa. W 9-0 5/4 Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. W 8-1 5/7 EIGA Playoffs Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh W 8-1 Cornell W 6-3 Army W 9-0 5/15 EIGA Atlantic City, N.J. 1st Georgetown W 6-3 Yale W 9-0 5/19 Bucknell State College, Pa. W 8-1 5/22 Colgate Hamilton, N.Y. W 8-1 6/28-7/3 The Intercollegiate Palo Alto, Calif. 16th 4/22 4/23 4/27 4/30 5/2 5/6-7 5/14 5/18 5/21

1949 (7-3)

Georgetown Washington, D.C. L 5-2 Georgetown Washington, D.C. W 4-3 Bucknell State College, Pa. W 7-2 Colgate State College, Pa. W 6-3 Gettysburg State College, Pa. W 5-2 EIGA Playoffs State College, Pa. Pittsburgh W 6-1 Cornell L 5-2 Army W 4-3 EIGA River Vale, N.J. 3rd Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. W 7-2 Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. L 5

R.B. Rutherford Jr. Tenure

1950-1956

Accomplishments • Compiled a 50-13 record in head-to-head match play events, which was then standard in college golf, after inheiriting the head coaching position from his father.

R.B. RUTHERFORD, JR. ERA 1950-1956

1950 (8-5)

4/15 Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pa W 5-2 4/21 Georgetown State College, Pa. L 5-2 4/22 Georgetown State College, Pa. W 4-3 4/26 Navy Annapolis, Md. L 7-0 4/29 Syracuse State College, Pa. W 4-3 5/1 Westminster State College, Pa. W 6-1 5/5-6 EIGA West Point, N.Y. Army W 4-3 Cornell L 4-3 Pittsburgh W 4-3 5/7 EIGA Tie Playoff West Point, N.Y. Cornell 47.5-43 Army L 45-43 5/20 Colgate Hamilton, N.Y. W 4-3 5/27 Bucknell State College, Pa. W 6-1 6/23-27 NCAA Finals New Mexico Individual: Tommy Smith

4/14 4/20 4/21 4/28 5/5 5/12-13 5/19 5/22 5/26 6/9

Lehigh Georgetown Georgetown Syracuse Gettysburg EIGA Navy Bucknell Colgate Pittsburgh

5/3 5/7 5/10-12 5/15 5/17 5/24

Cornell Pittsburgh EIGA Bucknell Navy Colgate

4/22 4/25 5/2 5/4 5/9-11 5/16 5/22 5/23 5/25 5/30

Pittsburgh Navy Cornell Gettysburg EIGA Georgetown Lehigh

4/17 4/21 4/24 5/8/10 5/14 5/15 5/18 5/22 5/26

Navy Gettysburg Bucknell EIGA Colgate Cornell Temple Lehigh Pittsburgh

4/26 4/28 4/30 5/4 5/7 5/7 5/14-16 5/20 5/27 5/28

Bucknell Georgetown Cornell Gettysburg Pennsylvania Navy EIGA Colgate Lehigh Pittsburgh

4/14 4/20 4/21 4/21 4/27 4/28 5/2 5/12-14 5/19 5/23 5/25

Colgate Bucknell Temple

Navy Georgetown Pennsylvania Villanova Colgate Cornell Syracuse EIGA Lehigh Bucknell Pittsburgh

1951 (6-3)

State College, Pa. W 5.5-3.5 Washington, D.C. L 4-3 Washington, D.C. L 4-3 Syracuse, N.Y. W 4-3 State College, Pa. W 7-0 New Haven, Conn. 7th Annapolis, Md. L 4-3 Lewisburg, Pa. W 8-1 State College, Pa. W 6-1 Pittsburgh, Pa. W 5-2

1952 (3-2)

Ithaca, N.Y. W Pittsburgh, Pa. W Annapolis, Md. State College, Pa. W Annapolis, Md. L Hamilton, N.Y. L

1953 (9-0)

State College, Pa. W State College, Pa. W State College, Pa. W Gettysburg, Pa. W Princeton, N.J. State College, Pa. W Bethlehem, Pa. W State College, Pa. Lewisburg, Pa. State College, Pa.

1954 (7-1)

5-2 5-2 10th 9-0 4-3 6-1 6-1 4-3 6-1 9-0 2nd 5-2 6-3

W 4-3 W 5.5-3.5 W 5-0

Annapolis, Md. W State College, Pa. W State College, Pa. W Hanover, N.H. Hamilton, N.Y. L Ithaca, N.Y. W Philadelphia, Pa. W State College, Pa. W Pittsburgh, Pa. W

5-2 9-0 9-0 10th 4-3 5-2 8-1 8-1 4-3

1955 (9-0)

Lewisburg, Pa. W 9-0 Washington, D.C. W 7-0 University Park, Pa. W 4-3 Gettysburg, Pa. W 8.5-.5 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 5.5-1.5 New Haven, Conn. 4th University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Bethlehem, Pa. W 7-2 University Park, Pa. W 6-

1956 (8-2)

Annapolis, Md. W 6-1 Washington, D.C. L 5-2 Philadelphia, Pa. W 515-554 Philadelphia, Pa. W 515-578 Hamilton, N.Y. W 5-2 Ithaca, N.Y. W 6-1 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Ithaca, N.Y. 2nd University Park, Pa. W 9-0 University Park, Pa. W 8-1 Pittsburgh, Pa. L 4

Joe Boyle Tenure 1957-82 Accomplishments • Captained 1949 team under Coach R.B. Rutherford, Jr. • Worked as an assistant under Rutherford, Jr. • Inducted into the GCAA Hall of Fame in 1987. • Received GCAA Honor Award in 2007. Championships Eastern: 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973 Big Four: 1971, 1972 Indiana, Pa. Invitational: 1972, 1973, 1974 Nittany Lion Invitational: 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979 Wooster Invitational: 1977, 1979.

JOE BOYLE ERA 1957-1982

1957 (10-2)

4/13 4/13 4/18 4/20 4/27 5/1 5/4 5/8 5/11-13 5/16 5/18 5/24 5/25 6/23-25

Pennsylvania Villanova Maryland Army Syracuse Navy Cornell West Virginia EIGA Lehigh Colgate Bucknell Pittsburgh NCAA Finals

University Park, Pa. W 7-0 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 College Park, Md. W 19-11 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Syracuse, N.Y. W 5-2 Annapolis, Md. L 6-1 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Annapolis, Md. 2nd Bethlehem, Pa. W 11.5-6.5 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Lewisburg, Pa. L 5-4 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Colorado Springs, Colo.

4/12 4/19 4/23 4/23 4/26 4/30 5/3 5/10-12 5/16 5/17 5/20 6/22-28

Lehigh University Park, Pa. W Army West Point, N.Y. W Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pa. W Villanova Philadelphia, Pa. W Syracuse University Park, Pa. W Georgetown Washington, D.C. W Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa. W EIGA New Haven, Conn. Colgate Hamilton, N.Y. W Cornell Ithaca, N.Y. W Bucknell University Park, Pa. W NCAA Finals Williams, Mass. Individuals: Bill Davidson & Johnny Felus

4/4 4/11 4/17 4/18 4/25 4/30 5/2 5/5 5/9-11 5/16 6/20-24

Maryland College Park, Md. L6-1 Pennsylvania University Park, Pa. L 5-2 West Virginia Morgantown, W.Va. W 5.5-3.5 Georgetown University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. L 4-3 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. W 6-1 Pittsburgh University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. W 5-2 EIGA Princeton, N.J. 2nd Cornell University Park, Pa. W 4-3 NCAA Finals Eugene, Ore. Individuals: Bill Davidson & Dick Burgoon

1958 (10-0)

7-0 5-2 5-2 7-0 6-1 4-3 4-3 2nd 5-2 4-3 6-1

1959 (6-3)

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1960 (7-4)

4/9 4/9 4/15 4/16 4/20 4/23 4/27 4/30 5/7-9 5/11 5/18 5/24

Maryland Georgetown West Virginia Pittsburgh Villanova Syracuse Pennsylvania Lehigh EIGA Bucknell Cornell Colgate

College Park, Md. L College Park, Md. L Morgantown, W.Va. W Pittsburgh, Pa. W University Park, Pa. W University Park, Pa. W Philadelphia, Pa. L University Park, Pa. W Pittsburgh, Pa. Lewisburg, Pa. W Ithaca, N.Y. L University Park, Pa. W

14.5-6.5 13.5-7.5 10.5-1.5 5-2 6-1 5-2 5-2 7-0 3rd 13.5-7.5 4-3 5-2

4/14 4/15 4/19 4/22 4/25 4/28 4/29 5/5 5/6 5/13-15 5/17 5/19 5/20

Maryland Navy West Virginia Pittsburgh Villanova Colgate Syracuse Pennsylvania Georgetown EIGA Bucknell Lehigh Cornell

4/9 4/14 4/21 4/24 4/28 5/1 5/5 5/8 5/12-14 5/15 5/19 5/22 5/26 6/18-20

Georgetown Washington, D.C. W 4-3 Colgate University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Pennsylvania University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Villanova University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Syracuse University Park, Pa. W 5-2 West Virginia Morgantown, W.Va. L 5-4 Navy University Park, Pa. W 4-3 Maryland University Park, Pa. W 5-2 EIGA Ithaca, N.Y. 3rd Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. W 11.5-10.5 Lehigh University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa. W 7-0 Cornell Ithaca, N.Y. W 5-2 NCAA Finals Durham, N.C. Individuals: Jim Tabor & Dave Lieban

4/8 4/13 4/20 4/26 4/27 4/30 5/3 5/4 5/11-13 5/17 5/17 5/21 5/25

Pennsylvania Bucknell Georgetown Maryland Navy West Virginia Syracuse Colgate EIGA Lehigh Villanova Pittsburgh, PA Cornell NCAA Finals

4/3 4/15 4/18 4/21 4/25 4/28 5/1 5/2 5/7 5/9-11 5/16 5/20 5/23 5/29 6/17-20

Georgetown Colgate Maryland West Virginia Navy Villanova Delaware Syracuse Indiana Invit. EIGA Lehigh Bucknell Cornell Pittsburgh NCAA Finals

1961 (8-4)

College Park, Md. L 23.5-3.5 Annapolis, Md. L 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 5-4 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Villanova, Pa. L 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Syracuse, N.Y. L 5-2 Philadelphia, Pa. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 New Haven, Conn. 9th University Park, Pa. W 4-3 Bethlehem, Pa. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 5-2

1962 (11-1)

1963 (10-2)

Philadelphia, Pa. W 6-1 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 College Park, Md. L 18-6 Annapolis, Md. L 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 12.5-5.5 Syracuse, N.Y. W 5-2 Hamilton, N.Y. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. 1st Bethlehem, Pa. W 7-0 Bethlehem, Pa. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Wichita, Kansas 24th

1964 (12-0)

Washington, D.C. W University Park, Pa, W University Park, Pa. W Morgantown, W.Va. W University Park, Pa. W University Park, Pa. W Wilmington, Del. W University Park, Pa. W Indiana, Pa. Princeton, N.J. University Park, Pa. W Lewisburg, Pa. W Ithaca, N.Y. W Pittsburgh, Pa. W Colorado Springs, Colo.

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1965 (6-3-1)

4/10 4/23 4/24 5/1 5/5 5/8-9 5/14 5/14 5/21 5/22 5/29 5/30 6/20-24

Georgetown Maryland Navy Bucknell Indiana invitational EIGA Villanova Lehigh Syracuse Colgate Army Pittsburgh NCAA Finals

4/4 4/4 4/9 4/13 4/16 4/20 4/23 4/27 4/30 4/30 5/4 5/7-9 5/20 5/20 6/22-25

Georgetown Delaware Maryland Bucknell Navy Villanova West Virginia Lehigh Syracuse Indiana St. (PA) Indiana Invit. EIGA Pittsburgh Army NCAA Finals

University Park, Pa. W 6-1 College Park, Md T 10.5-10.5 Annapolis, Md. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Indiana, Pa. 1st New Haven, Conn. 2nd Bethlehem, Pa. W 6-1 Bethlehem, Pa. L 4-3 Syracuse, N.Y. L 4-3 Hamilton, N.Y. W 7-0 West Point, N.Y. L 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Univ. of Tennessee T-28th

1966 (12-0)

Vienna, Va. W 6-1 Vienna, Va. W 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 4-3 Lewisburg, Pa. W 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Morgantown, W.Va. W 11-7 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Indiana, Pa. 1st Ithaca, N.Y. 1st University Park, Pa. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 4-3 Palo Alto, Calif. T-18th

1967 (10-5)

4/8 Bucknell University Park, Pa. W 7-0 4/8 Brown University Park, Pa. W 7-0 4/10 Villanova Villanova, Pa. L 4-3 4/15 Georgetown University Park, Pa. L 4-3 4/15 Indiana State (PA) University Park, Pa. L 4-3 4/20 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. W 7-0 4/20 Princeton Bethlehem, Pa. W 4-3 4/22 West Virginia University Park, Pa. W 7-0 4/28 Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. W 5-2 4/29 Colgate Hamilton, N.Y. W 4-3 5/3 Indiana (Pa.)Invitational Indiana, Pa. 1st 5/8 EIGA University Park, Pa. 1st 5/12 Delaware University Park, Pa. W 6-1 5/19 Maryland College Park, Md. L 12.5-8.5 5/20 Navy Annapolis, Md. L 4-3 5/21 Pittsburgh University Park, Pa. W 4-3 5/27 Army West Point, N.Y. W 4-3 6/21-24 NCAA Finals Shawnee-on-the-Delaware, Pa T-26th

1968 (9-2)

4/3 4/5 4/10 4/13 4/20 4/23 4/27 4/27 5/4 5/11-13 5/15 5/18 5/31

Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. W 6-1 Georgetown Vienna, Va. W 4-3 Villanova University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Maryland College Park, Md. L 17.5-6.5 West Virginia Morgantown, W.Va. L 4-3 Lehigh University Park, Pa. W 7-0 Indiana State (PA) University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Colgate University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Navy University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Princeton, N.J. 2nd Indiana Invitational Indiana, Pa. 2nd Syracuse University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa. W 6-1 NCAA Finals Individual: Jim Geiger

4/5 4/12 4/14 4/19 4/19 4/22 4/25 5/3 5/10-12 5/14 5/17 5/24 5/31 6/23-28

George Washington Maryland Villanova West Virginia Bucknell Lehigh Syracuse Georgetown EIGA Indiana Invit. Navy Army Pittsburgh NCAA Finals

1969 (10-1)

University Park, Pa. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. L 4-3 Villanova, Pa. W 5.5-1.5 University Park, Pa. W 5-2 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Bethlehem, Pa. W 6-1 Syracuse, N.Y. W 6-1 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Ithaca, N.Y. 2nd Indiana, Pa. 1st Annapolis, Md. W 5-2 West Point, N.Y. W 4-3 University Park, Pa. W 6-1 Colorado Springs, Colo. 16th

1970 (8-2)

4/10 4/11 4/14 4/15 4/18 4/25 4/25 5/1 5/9-11 5/13 5/26 5/29 6/24-27

George Washington Maryland Bucknell Lehigh West Virginia Syracuse Indiana (PA) Georgetown EIGA Indiana Invit. Navy Pittsburgh NCAA Finals Individual: Dan O’Neill

Washington, D.C. W 13.5-7.5 College Park, Md. L 7-1 Lewisburg, Pa. W 6-1 University Park, Pa. W 5/2 Morgantown, W.Va. W 5.5-1.5 University Park, Pa. W 7-0 University Park, Pa. L 4-3 Washington, DC W 7-0 New Haven, Conn 2nd Indiana, Pa. 1st University Park, Pa. W 5-2 Pittsburgh, Pa. W 5-2 Columbus, Ohio

4/3 4/5 4/6 4/10 4/13 4/13 4/25 4/26 4/26 5/22 5/8-10 5/12 5/1 5/15 6/23-26

George Washington University Park, Pa. W 382-398 Villanova Villanova, Pa. W 372-375 Columbia New York, N.Y. W 377-397 Maryland University Park, Pa. L 369-378 Bucknell University Park, Pa. W 369-395 Indiana (PA) University Park, Pa. W 362-377 West Virginia Morgantown, W.Va. W 362-403 Georgetown University Park, Pa. W 364-397 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. W 387-409 Princeton Bethlehem, Pa. W 387-398 Navy Annapolis, Md. W 388-394 EIGA New Haven, Conn. 1st Indiana Invit. Indiana, Pa. 1st Big 4 Championship University Park, Pa. 1st Army University Park, Pa. W 362-374 NCAA Finals Tucson, Ariz. MC

4/4 4/11 4/15 4/15 4/26 4/28 5/4-6 5/10 5/13 5/13 6/21-24

Villanova Bucknell Columbia Navy Lehigh Big 4 EIGA Indiana Invitational Bucknell Army NCAA Finals

4/7 4/7 4/9 4/12 4/14 4/16 4/19 4/23 4/23 4/28 5/4-5 5/12 5/12 5/16 6/19-23

Navy Harvard Villanova Columbia Maryland Kent State Georgetown Lehigh Princeton West Virginia EIGA Army Bucknell Indiana Invitational NCAA Finals

4/6 4/6 4/12 4/13 4/15 4/17 4/20-21 4/27 4/29 5/4-5 5/8 5/11 5/14 6/20-23

Navy University Park, Pa. W 397-407 Columbia University Park, Pa. W 397-416 George Washington Great Falls, Va. W 19-2 Maryland College Park, Md. L 370-394 Georgetown University Park, Pa. W 379-423 Lehigh University Park, Pa. W 376-392 Kepler Intercollegiate Columbus, Ohio 9th West Virginia Morgantown, W.Va. W 377-385 Mid-American Oxford, Ohio 13th EIGA Ithaca, N.Y. 5th Indiana Invitational Indiana, Pa. 1st Army West Point, N.Y. W 381-387 Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. L 384-385 NCAA Finals San Diego, Calif. Individual: Fred Von Bargen

1971 (11-1)

1972 (7-0)

University Park, Pa. W 396-419 University Park, Pa. W 388-392 University Park, Pa. W 382-402 University Park, Pa. W 382-390 University Park, Pa. W 384-400 Pittsburgh, Pa. 1st New Haven, Conn. 1st Indiana, Pa. 1st West Point, N.Y. W 364-384 West Point, N.Y. W 364-378 Cape Coral, Fla. 32nd

1973 (11-1)

Annapolis, Md. W 394-403 Annapolis, Md. W 394-422 Newton Square, Pa. W 379-400 Nyack, N.Y. W 383-384 University Park, Pa. W 383-394 University Park, Pa. L 401-402 Vienna, Va. W 387-417 Bethlehem, Pa. W 393-414 Bethlehem, Pa. W 393-399 University Park, Pa. W 400-412 University Park, Pa. 1st University Park, Pa. W 389-400 University Park, Pa. W 389-402 Indiana, Pa. 1st Stillwater, Okla. MC

1974 (7-2)


Year-by-Year Results 4/2 4/5 4/5 4/5 4/10 4/12 4/18-20 4/28 5/3-4 5/7 5/10 5/10 5/13 6/18-21 4/1 4/3 4/10 4/12 4/12 4/16-17 4/24 4/24 5/1-2 5/7 5/11 5/15

1975 (8-1)

Villanova Newton Square, Pa. W 360-370 Navy Annapolis, Md. W 404-411 Indiana (PA) Annapolis, Md. W 404-408 Bucknell Annapolis, Md. W 404-428 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. L 406-411 George Washington University Park, Pa. W 395-422 Kepler Intercollegiate Ohio State Scarlet T-8th of 24 386-402-415=1203 Mid-American Invitational Hueston Woods GC 14th Place of 15 395 Nittany Lion Invitational Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 10 387-375-386=1148 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 2nd Place of 6 536 Army University Park, Pa. W 371-389 Colgate University Park, Pa. W 371-395 Bucknell University Park, Pa. W 388-396 NCAA Championship Ohio State Scarlet 31st Place of 33 MC

1976 (9-0)

Villanova Navy Lehigh George Washington Richmond Kepler Intercollegiate 18th Place of 22 West Virginia Ohio Nittany Lion Invitational 1st Place of 11 Indiana (PA) Invitational 2nd Place of 6 Bucknell Colgate

University Park, Pa. W 382-402 University Park, Pa. W 392-402 University Park, Pa. W 387-410 Washington, D.C. W 301-336 Washington, D.C. W 301-303 Ohio State Scarlet 1,213 Morgantown, W.Va. W 446-469 Morgantown, W.Va. W 446-464 Penn State Blue Course 1,143 Indiana CC 1,547 Lewisburg, Pa. W 372-395 Ithaca, N.Y. W 383-396

1977 (5-0)

4/1-2 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 11th Place of 15 391-388-384=1163 4/15-16 Wooster Invitational Wooster CC 1st Place of 20 388-380=768 4/22 Lehigh Bethlehem, Pa. W 388-392 4/25 Villanova Villanova, Pa. W 388-394 4/25 Rutgers Villanova, Pa. W 388-403 4/30-5/1 Nittany Lion Invitational Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 15 369-377-370=1116 5/6 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 2nd Place of 6 527 5/11 Bucknell University Park, Pa. W 378-395 5/14 Navy Annapolis, Md. W 386-387 6/9-11 NCAA Championship Ithaca, N.Y. Individual: Sherm Hostetter

1978 (3-5)

3/31-4/1 Marshall Invitational 12th Place of 15 4/10 Villanova 4/10 Delaware 4/12 West Virginia 4/12 Indiana (PA) 4/12 Ohio University 4/12 West Liberty 4/14-16 Kepler Intercollegiate 24th Place of 26 4/20 Bucknell 4/20 Maryland 4/29-30 Nittany Lion Invitational 3rd Place of 21 5/5 Indiana (PA) Invitational 3rd Place of 7

Guyan CC 392-388-393=1173 Newton Square, Pa. W 377-392 Newton Square, Pa. L 370-377 Morgantown, W.Va. L 387-391 Morgantown, W.Va. L 387-391 Morgantown,W.Va. W 391-396 Morgantown, W.Va. W 391-432 Ohio State Scarlet 408-416-407=1231 Lewisburg, Pa. L 378-394 Lewisburg, Pa. L 372-394 Penn State Blue Course 391-385-378=1154 Indiana CC 544

1979 (4-1)

3/30-31Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 1st Place of 18 315-307-298=920 4/7 Navy Annapolis, Md. L 407-411 4/7 Villanova Annapolis, Md. W 411-421 4/7 John Hopkins Annapolis, Md. W 411-441 4/15 Wooster Invitational Wooster CC 1st Place of 20 389-385=774 4/23 Kent State Invitational Windmill Lakes 4th Place of 9 380-389=769 4/27 Bucknell University Park, Pa. W 381-411 4/27 Wooster University Park, Pa W 381-423 4/28-29 Nittany Lion Invitational Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 19 376-370-375=1121 5/5-6 NCAA District 2 Tournament Wilmington 8th Place of 12 328-318=646 5/21-26 NCAA Championship Winston-Salem, N.C. Individual: Gary Durbin

1980

4/4-5 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 17th Place of 18 314-319-317=950 4/11-12 Wooster Invitational Wooster CC 2nd Place of 20 387-393=780 4/19-20 Allegheny College Invitational OaklandBeach 2nd Place of 4 384-387-387=1158 4/26-27 Nittany Lion Invitational Penn State Blue Course 6th Place of 16 386-404-388=1178 4/30-5/1 Indiana (Pa.) Invitational Indiana CC 4th Place of 6 463 5/4-6 NCAA District 2 Tournament Great Gorge CC 3rd Place of 10 297-312-313=922

Mary Kennedy-Zierke Tenure 1983-1992 Accomplishments • Coached the men’s golf team while also heading up the women’s squad. • Led the Lions to the NCAA Finals in 1987. • District Coach of the Year in 1987 and 1991. Championships Atlantic 10: 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 Eastern: 1987, 1988, 1992 James Madison Invitational: 1983, 1989 McLaughlin Invitational; 1986, 1988, 1990 Rutherford Invitational: 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992 Princeton Invitational: 1991

MARY KENNEDY-ZIERKE ERA

1980-81 (3-0)

9/18-20 9/11-13 4/3-4 4/6 4/6 4/6 4/11-12 4/17-19 4/25-26 5/1 5/3-4 5/27-30

Yale Invitational Yale University GC 11th Place of 27 308-321-328=957 West Point Invitational Naval Academy GC 4th Place of 22 295-299=594 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 15th Place of 18 309-313-316=938 Bucknell Lewisburg, Pa. W 387-397 Lehigh Lewisburg, Pa. W 387-389 Gettysburg College Lewisburg, Pa. W 387-419 Navy Invitational Naval Academy GC 4th Place of 20 382-406=788 Kepler Invitational Ohio State Scarlet 20th Place of 24 399-404-406=1209 Nittany Lion Invitational Penn State Blue Course 2nd Place of 18 390-391-376=1157 Indiana (Pa.) Invitational Indiana CC 2nd Place of 9 442 NCAA District 2 Tournament Hog Neck GC 2nd Place of 10 943 NCAA Championship Palo Alto, CA Individuals: Tom Bean & Bob Philips

9/18-20 10/3-4 4/4 4/9-10 4/16-18 4/24-25 5/3-4 5/7

Yale Invitational Yale University GC 9th Place of 34 316-315-307=938 James Madison Fall Invite Groundhog Mt. GC 2nd Place of 18 321-319-306=947 Navy Invitational Naval Academy GC T-3rd Place of 21 413 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 9th Place of 18 321-304=625 Kepler Invitational Ohio State Scarlet 15th Place of 27 402-407-409=1218 Nittany Lion Invitational Penn State Blue Course 4th Place of 19 386-394-394=1174 NCAA District 2 Tournament Toftrees CC 4th Place of 10 325-306=631 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 2nd Place of 6 456

1981-82

1983-1992 1982-83

9/19-20 10/2-3 10/9-10 3/17 4/2-3 4/8-9 4/15-17 4/23-24 4/29 4/7-8

Yale Invitational 10th Place of 32 James Madison Fall Invite 15th Place of 27 Atlantic 10 Championship 2nd Place of 9 James Madison Spring Inite 1st Place of 17 Navy Invitational 6th Place of 22 Marshall Invitational 15th Place of 17 Kepler Invitational 15th Place of 23 Rutherford Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 18 Indiana (PA) Invitational 2nd Place of 7 Eastern Championship 5th Place

Yale University GC 951 Groundhog Mt. GC 323-310-318=951 Penn State Blue Course 393-389=782 Spotswood CC 305 Naval Academy GC

9/16-18 9/24-25 9/30-10-1 10/15-16 3/8-9 3/17-18 3/31-4/1 4/7-8 4/14-15 4/21-22 4/25 5/4-5

Yale Invitational Yale University GC 8th Place of 32 319-308-307=934 Walter McLaughlin Invitational Bethpage Black 2nd Place of 8 389-402=791 James Madison Fall Invite Groundhog Mt. GC 5th Place of 23 297-322=619 Atlantic 10 Championship Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 9 393-370=763 Palmetto Classic Santee Resort 16th Place of 18 310-301-303=914 James Madison Spring Invite Luray Caverns CC 6th Place of 21 310-310=620 Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate Paradise Point GC 12th Place of 15 309-322-318=949 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC T-16th Place of 18 323-315=638 Kepler Invitational Ohio State Scarlet 20th Place of 24 405-402-405=121 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course T-5th Place of 17 396-398-384=1178 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 3rd Place of 7 478 Eastern Championship Hog Neck GC 3rd Place of 11 315-316-312=943

Guyan CC 313-306-307=926 Ohio State Scarlet 403-407-411=1221 Penn State Blue Course 386-393=779 Indiana CC 466 Hog Neck GC

1983-84

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1984-85

9/21-23 10/6-7 10/13-14 10/18-19 3/15-16 4/5-6 4/13-14 4/20-21 4/24 4/27-28 5/4-5

Yale Invitational Yale University GC 8th Place of 30 311-321-309=941 Walter McLaughlin Invitational Bethpage Black 4th Place of 12 308-327=635 Atlantic 10 Championship Penn State Blue Course 3rd Place of 9 299-302=601 Rutgers Invitational Forestage CC 3rd Place of 8 307-300-317==924 James Madison Spring Invite Luray Caverns CC 12th Place of 21 328-320=648 Navy Invitational Naval Academy GC T-2nd Place of 24 387-399=786 Black Knight Invitational Army Golf Course 7th Place of 15 390-393=783 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course 5th Place of 17 302-315-303=920 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 4th Place of 7 465 Terrapin Spring Classic U. of Maryland GC 5th Place of 13 307-304-298=909 Eastern Championship Hog Neck GC 5th Place of 12

9/14-15 9/21-22 10/12-13 10/26-27 3/6-7 3/29-30 4/7-8 4/19-20 4/23 4/26-27 5/3-4

West Point Invitational Army Golf Course 9th Place of 24 301-307-302=910 Yale Invitational Yale University GC 2nd Place of 26 297-300-314=911 Atlantic 10 Championship Rutgers University GC 3rd Place of 8 318-304=627 Rutgers Fall Invitational Great Bay CC 2nd Place of 14 306-315=621 Stephen F. Austin Invitational Rayburn CC 10th Place of 14 313-322=635 Southeastern Intercollegiate Oak Hollow GC 18th Place of 18 317-312-317=940 William & Mary Invitational Kingsmill GC 6th Place of 18 307-317=624 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course 4th Place of 21 306-305=611 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 2nd Place of 8 470 Walter McLaughlin Invitational Bethpage Black 5th Place of 13 316-315=631 Eastern Championship Hog Neck GC 8th Place of 12 330-302-303=935

9/14-15 9/21-22 10/12-13 10/26-27 3/6-7 3/29-30 4/7-8 4/19-20 4/23 4/26-27 5/3-4

West Point Invitational Army Golf Course 9th Place of 24 301-307-302=910 Yale Invitational Yale University GC 2nd Place of 26 297-300-314=911 Atlantic 10 Championship Rutgers University GC 3rd Place of 8 318-304=627 Rutgers Fall Invitational Great Bay CC 2nd Place of 14 306-315=621 Stephen F. Austin Invitational Rayburn CC 10th Place of 14 313-322=635 Southeastern Intercollegiate Oak Hollow GC 18th Place of 18 317-312-317=940 William & Mary Invitational Kingsmill GC 6th Place of 18 307-317=624 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course 4th Place of 21 306-305=611 Indiana (PA) Invitational Indiana CC 2nd Place of 8 470 Walter McLaughlin Invitational Bethpage Black 5th Place of 13 316-315=631 Eastern Championship Hog Neck GC 8th Place of 12 330-302-303=935

1985-86

1985-86

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9/13-14 9/20-21 9/27-28 10/9 10/11-12 10/18 3/7-8 3/21-22 3/28-29 4/6-7 4/18-19 4/22 5/2-3 6/10-13

1986-87

West Point Invitational 5th Place of 24 Yale Invitational 5th Place of 31 McLaughlin Invitational 1st Place of 12 ECAC Qualifier 4th Place of 17 Atlantic 10 Championship 1st Place of 8 ECAC Championship 8th Place of 17 Lou Plummer Invitational 7th Place of 14 Hyatt Richmond Inter. 12th Place of 18 Southeastern Intercollegiate 15th Place of 18 William & Mary Invitational 12th Place of 20 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 21 Indiana (PA) Invitational 1st Place of 8 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 10 NCAA Championship 31st Place of 33

1987-88

9/20-21 Franklin & Marshall 2nd Place of 23 9/26-27 McLaughlin 2nd Place 10/5 Norstar Bank Classic 2nd Place of 8 10/8 ECAC Qualifying 1st Place of 20 10/10-11 Atlantic 10 1st Place of 8 10/17-18 ECAC 6th Place of 18 3/3-4 Sam Houston 4th Place of 12 3/19-20 Hyatt 9th Place of 24 4/4-5 William & Mary 2nd Place of 12 4/16-17 Rutherford 3rd Place of 21 4/20 Indiana (PA) 1st Place of 9 4/22-23 Princeton 4th Place of 17 5/5-8 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 10 9/17-18 9/24-25 10/6 10/8-9 10/16-17 3/2-4 3/18-19 3/24-26 4/7-8 4/15-16 4/19

1988-89

Yale Intercollegiate 6th Place of 26 Walter McLaughlin 1st Place of 12 ECAC Qualifier 3rd Place of 12 A-10 1st Place of 7 ECAC 7th Place of 16 Sam Houston State 9th Place of 16 James Madison Spring 1st Place of 21 Southeastern 18th Place of 18 Music City 12th Place of 18 Rutherford Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 23 Indiana (PA) Invitational 4th Place of 12

West Point GC 295-301-312=908 Yale University GC 305-303-326=939 Bethpage Black 304-294=598 Bucknell GC 306 Treasure Lake Resort 312-311=623 Seven Oaks CC 320-322=642 Elkins Lake CC 306-307=613 Confederate Hills GC 323-327=650 Oak Hollow CC 316-303-308=927 Kingsmill GC 315-320=635 Penn State Blue Course 297-297=594 Indiana CC 368 Hog Neck GC 308-278-281=867 Ohio State Scarlet 319-318-304-MC=942 Host Farms GC 299-306=605 Bethpage Red 299-292=591 Oak Hill CC 319 Host Farms GC 319 Hershey Parkview GC 299-306=605 Shawnee-on-the-Delaware 303-303=606 Elkins Lake CC 299-305=604 Confederate Hills GC 315-332=647 Kingsmill GC 303-316=619 Penn State Blue Course 312-311=623 Indiana CC 383 Springdale CC 311-310=621 Hog Neck GC 294-297=591 Yale University GC 310-305-316=931 Bethpage Black 291-306=597 Host Farms Resort 315 Sheraton Lake Golf Resort 300-300=600 Hershey CC East 315-317=632 Elkins Lake CC 297-320=617 Caverns CC 299-305=604 Oak Hill CC 309-318-299=926 Hermitage CC 300-304-309=913 Penn State Blue Course 303-303-297=903 Indiana CC 395

4/21-22 5/6-7 5/25-27

Princeton Invitational Springdale GC 3rd Place of 18 302-317=619 Eastern Championship Hog Neck GC 4th Place of 11 300-316=616 NCAA East Regional The Long Bay Club Individuals: Chris Keim & Dan Braun

9/15-17 9/22-24 10/1 10/5 10/14-15 3/1-2 3/12-13 4/6-8 4/14-15 4/18 4/21-22 5/5-6 5/24-26

West Point Invitational 4th Place of 24 Yale Intercollegiate 2nd Place Toski Intercollegiate 5th Place ECAC Qualifier 2nd Place of 23 ECAC Championship 3rd Place of 16 Sam Houston State 11th Place of 20 Kingsmill Invitational 7th Place of 19 Jerry Pate Invitational T-9th Place of 15 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 21 Indiana (PA) Invitational 3rd Place of 12 A-10 1st Place of 8 Eastern Championship 5th Place of 13 NCAA East 19th Place of 23

9/21-23 10/13-14 10/20-21 11/3-4 3/4-5 3/8-10 3/22-24 4/13-14 4/17 4/20-21 4/26-27 5/4-5 5/23-26

Yale Intercollegiate 5th Place of 26 Buckeye Invitational T-3rd Place of 15 Walter McLaughlinl 1st Place of 22 ODU Seascape 14th Place of 18 Kingsmill 3rd Place Jerry Pate 6th Place Wofford College T-11th Place of 15 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 30 Indiana (PA) 3rd Place of 14 A-10 1st Place of 8 Princeton Invitational 1st Place of 19 Eastern Championship 2nd Place of 17 NCAA East Regional 15th Place of 23

9/23-24 10/5-6 10/19-21 10/26-27 3/9-10 3/13-14 3/21-22 4/11-12 4/19

Northern Intercollegiate 14th Place of 18 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 14 Walter McLaughlin l 2nd Place of 25 James Madison Fall Classic 6th Place of 19 Kingsmill 3rd Place of 21 Rattler Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 18 Wofford College 4th Place of 12 Indiana University 6th Place of 14 Firestone Intercollegiate 3rd Place of 35

1989-90

1990-91

1991-92

Army GC 293-296-294=883 Yale University GC 301-313-300=914 303 Lancaster Sheraton Resort 304 Bethpage Black 297-309=606 Elkins Lake CC 313-299=612 Kingsmill CC 313-310=623 Tiger Point CC 299-313-321=933 Penn State Blue Course 300-301=601 Indiana CC 397 Sheraton Lake Golf Resort 292-283=575 Hog Neck GC 307-300=607 Savannah Sheraton Resort 303-301-316=920 Yale University GC 306-309-313=928 Ohio State Scarlet 318-308-304=930 Bethpage Black 303-304=607 Seascape GL 310-295=605 Kingsmill CC 312-298=610 Tiger Point CC 316-304-316=936 Carolina CC 309-297-307=913 PSU Blue & White 286-307=593 Indiana CC 384 Sheraton Lake Golf Resort 306 Springdale GC 299-301=600 Hog Neck GC 309-307=616 Yale University GC 293-294-313=900 Finkbine GC 315-302-308=925 Penn State Blue Course 295-300-300=895 Bethpage Black 298-304=602 Upper Cascades 316-297=613 Kingsmill River 304-309=613 FSU Golf Course 299-146-306=751 Carolina CC 293-300-297=890 Indiana University GC 304-305-310=919 Firestone CC 448


Year-by-Year Results 4/25-26 5/1-2 5/15-17 5/21-23

Kepler Intercollegiate 5th Place of 18 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 17 Big Ten Championship 10th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 17th Place of 23

Ohio State Scarlet 318-318-310=946 Hog Neck GC 298-302=600 Finkbin GC 295-297-296-300=1188 Seven Oaks CC 311-310-298=919

Greg Nye Tenure

1993-Present

Accomplishments • Longest-tenured coach in program history. • Led the Lions to the NCAA Finals in 1996, 2004, 1992-PRESENT 2008, 2010 & 2017 • Has coached 20 teams and one individual to the NCAA Regionals • Voted Regional Coach of the Year in 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016 & 2017

GREG NYE ERA

Championships (70) Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate (ETSU): 2015, 2017 Colleton River Collegiate (Michigan State): 2012, Eastern: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997 Georgetown Invitational: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 IUP Invitational: 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997 James Madison Fall Classic: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2002 Kingsmill Invitational: 1993, 1996, 1997, 2016 Lehigh Invitational: 2008 Liberty Classic: 2001 Loyola Invitational: 1993, 1994, 1995, MacDonald Cup (Yale): 2003 Marshall Invitational: 2007 Mountaineer Invitational: 2015 Navy Invitational: 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999 Pinehurst Intercollegiate: 2009 Princeton Invitational: 2001, 2002 Rutherford Invitational: 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Seminole Intercollegiate: 2017 Seton Hall Invitational: 1996 Seton Hall Shootout: 1992, 1993 Temple Invitational: 1997, 2003 VCU Shootout: 2006, 2007 William & Mary Invitational: 1994 Windon Memorial Classic (Northwestern): 2017 Wolf Run Intercollegiate (IUPUI): 2007

1992-93

9/12-13 10/2-4 10/17-18 10/31-11/1 3/8-9 3/29-30 4/9-10 4/14 4/24 5/1-2 5/14-16 5/19-21

Seton Hall Pirate Shootout 1st Place of 8 Northern Intercollegiate 12th Place of 20 McLaughlin Invitational 2nd Place of 26 James Madison Invitational 1st Place of 23 Kingsmill Invitational 1st Place of 19 Loyola Invitational 1st Place of 18 Marshall Invitational T-5th Place of 18 IUP Invitational 1st Place of 16 Kepler Intercollegiate 19th Place of 20 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 17 Big Ten Championship 8th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional T-16th Place of 22

9/11-12 9/17-19 10/9-10 10/30-31 2/28-3/1 3/7-8 3/11-12 3/28-29 4/9-10 4/16-17 4/20 4/30-5/1 5/13-15 5/19-21

Seton Hall Pirate Shootout 1st Place of 8 Yale Intercollegiate 3rd Place of 15 Northern Intercollegiate T-4th Place of 24 James Madison Fall Classic 1st Place of 18 Guadalajara Intercollegiate 4th Place of 10 William & Mary Invitational 1st Place of 18 Fripp Island Intercollegiate 8th Place of 19 Loyola Invitational 1st Place of 21 Navy Invitational 1st Place of 20 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 18 IUP Invitational 1st Place of 21 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 18 Big Ten Championship 6th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 17th Place of 23

9/16-18 10/1-2 10/17-19 10/29-30 3/6-7 3/10-11 3/27-28 4/8-9 4/15-16 4/21-22 4/29-30 5/12-14 5/18-20

Air Force Invitational 13th Place of 24 Northern Intercollegiate 5th Place of 19 Newport Adams Cup 9th Place of 12 James Madison Fall Classic 1st Place of 28 William & Mary Invitational 3rd Place of 17 Fripp Island Intercollegiate T-10th Place of 24 Loyola Invitational 1st Place of 18 Navy Invitational 5th Place of 21 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 18 Princeton Invitational 4th Place of 22 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 18 Big Ten Championship 9th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 17th Place of 21

1993-94

1994-95

Metedeconk National 311-312=623 Indiana Univ. GC 313-301-298=911 Bethpage Black 318-287=605 Lower Cascades 294-307=601 Kingsmill River 307-302=609 Hunt Valley CC 320-302=622 Guyan CC 293-304-307=904 Indiana CC 299 Ohio State Scarlet 327-318=645 Hog Neck GC 295-309=604 Indiana Univ. GC 290-305-298-290=1183 Birdwood GC 298-296-303=897 Metedeconk National 317-305=622 Yale University GC 310-299-307=916 U. of Michigan GC 304-306-290=900 Lower Cascades 300 Guadalajara CC 291-313-300=904 Kingsmill River 294-304=598 Ocean Point GL 302-311-318=931 Hunt Valley CC 302 Navy Golf Club 300-297=597 Penn State Blue Course 291-295-298=884 Indiana CC 299 Hog Neck GC 298-297=595 U. of Michigan GC 289-301-303-300=1193 Grand National Lakes 322-303-305=930 Eisenhower GC 312-301-302=915 Forrest Akers West 299-301=600 Newport CC 316-312-298=926 Lower Cascades 294-289=583 Kingsmill River 306-303=609 Ocean Point GL 309-309-303=921 Hunt Valley CC 294-307=601 Navy Golf Club 310-306=616 Penn State Blue Course 314-308=622 Springdale GC 303-310=613 Hog Neck GC 305-304=609 University Ridge 290-293-319-310=1212 Yale University GC 301-292-302=895

1995-96

9/15-17 9/22-24 10/14-15 10/30-31 03/4-5 3/8-10 3/25-26 4/13-14 4/20-21 4/24 5/4-5 5/10-12 5/16-18 5/29-6/1

Air Force Invitational 13th Place of 25 Wolverine Invitational 10th Place of 21 Northern Intercollegiate T-3rd Place of 18 ODU Seascape Invitational 2nd Place of 20 Kingsmill Invitational 1st Place of 10 Fripp Island Intercollegiate 5th Place of 24 Loyola Invitational 5th Place of 21 Navy Invitational 1st Place of 23 Kepler Intercollegiate 5th Place of 18 IUP Invitational 1st Place of 11 Eastern Championship 2nd Place of 17 Big Ten Championship 6th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional T-9th Place of 23 NCAA Championship 29th Place of 30

9/7-8 9/15-16 9/27-28 10/26-27 2/21-23 3/10-11 3/14-16 4/5-6 4/16 4/19-20 4/26-27 5/3-4 5/9-10 5/15-17

Seton Hall Invitational 1st Place of 12 Reliastar Collegiate 9th Place of 12 Northern Intercollegiate 12th Place of 15 James Madison Classic 1st Place of 21 Mercedes-Benz Classic 15th Place of 19 Kingsmill Invitational 1st Place of 22 Golf Digest Intercollegiate 15th Place of 15 Navy Invitational 1st Place of 20 IUP Invitational 1st Place of 12 Temple Invitational 1st Place of 11 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 18 Eastern Championship 1st Place of 16 Big Ten Championship 10th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional T-14th Place of 20

1996-97

Eisenhower GC 298-299-298=895 U. of Michigan GC 311-301-303=915 Penn State Blue Course 301-296=597 Seascape GC 296-276=572 Kingsmill River 293-305=598 Ocean Creek GC 302-301-308=911 Hunt Valley CC 318-316=634 Navy Golf Club 297-314=611 Ohio State Scarlet 308-310-313=931 Indiana CC 295 Hog Neck GC 298-299=597 Penn State Blue Course 296-297-290-315=1198 The Monster Course 310-304-296=910 The Honors Course 313-317=630 Metedeconk National 302-295=597 Hazeltine National 302-305-308=915 Ohio State Scarlet 308-315=623 Lower Cascades 284-279=563 Queens Harbor CC 310-299-319=928 Kingsmill River 296-297=593 The Woodlands 312-305=617 Navy Golf Club 294-299=593 Indiana CC 298 Wyncote GC 294-306=600 Penn State Blue Course 291-296-294=881 Hog Neck GC 300-312=612 Ohio State Scarlet 312-315-307-308=1242 Upper Cascades 300-310-299=909

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1997-98

9/7-8 9/14-15 9/27-28 10/1-2 2/28-3/1 3/9-10 3/12-14 3/28-29 4/4-5 4/17-18 4/25-26 5/8-10 5/15-17

Seton Hall Invitational 2nd Place of 14 Reliastar Collegiate 10th Place of 12 Northern Intercollegiate 16th Place of 17 James Madison Invitational 2nd Place of 25 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 17th Place of 18 William & Mary Invitational 5th Place of 20 Golden Ocala 9th Place of 18 Dr. Pepper Intercollegiate 17th Place of 18 Navy Invitational 3rd Place of 10 Temple Owl Invitational 5th Place of 13 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 18 Big Ten Championship 11th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 18th Place of 23

9/12-13 9/18-19 10/5-6 10/24-25 11/2-3 2/21-23 3/12-14 3/27-28 4/10-11 4/17-18 4/30-5/1 5/14-16 5/20-22

Seton Hall Invitational 2nd Place of 15 Northern Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 12 Legends of Indiana 5th Place of 18 James Madison Fall Classic 4th Place of 12 Anchor Bank Inter. 3rd Place of 15 Puerto Rico Classic 18th Place of 18 Golden Ocala 16th Place of 18 Dr. Pepper Intercollegiate 16th Place of 19 Navy Invitational 3rd Place of 24 Kepler Cleveland Classic 11th Place of 15 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 18 Big Ten Championship 9th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 16th Place of 23

1998-99

1999-2000

Metedeconk National 306-300=606 Delwood Hills CC 299-300-292=891 Forrest Akers West 306-312-307=925 Staunton CC 293-305=595 Queens Harbor CC 297-306-323=926 Kiskiak GC 294-302=596 Golden Ocala CC 296-301-298=895 Tanglewood Resort 314-310-315=939 Navy GC 315-300=615 Wyncote GC 308-314=622 Penn State Blue Course 298-298=586 Forrest Akers West 312-312-313-295=1232 The Melrose Club 305-307-293=905

9/11-12 10/1-2 10/8-9 10/23-24 10/29-31 3/11-12 3/17-18 3/25-26 4/14-15 4/22-23 4/28-29 5/5-7 5/18-20

Navy Invitational 1st Place of 18 Northern 8th Place of 13 Temple Invitational 2nd Place of 15 James Madison Invitational 1st Place of 18 The Nelson 14th Place of 20 Silver Spring Shores Invite 3rd Place of 19 Kauai Collegiate Cup 3rd Place of 11 Dr. Pepper Intercollegiate 4th Place of 18 Kepler Intercollegiate T-8th Place of 17 First Energy Intercollegiate 8th Place of 20 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 14 Big Ten Championship 3rd Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 21st Place of 27

Metedeconk National 301-311=612 Les Bolstad GC 283-286-269=838 Legends GC 293-296-301=890 Stony Creek GC 305-298=603 CC of South Carolina 289-290-295=874 River & Ocean Course 299-312-316=927 Golden Ocala CC 308-301=609 Tanglewood Resort 312-308-299=919 Navy GC 311-297=608 Ohio State Scarlet 314-311-301=926 Penn State Blue Course 290-298-285=873 Les Bolstad GC 298-292-293-288=1171 U. of Rhode Island 302-292-294=888

9/9-10 9/25-26 9/31-10/1 10/9-10 10/23-24 10/29-30 3/10-11 3/17-18 3/24-25 4/9-10 4/13-14 4/28-29 5/4-6 5/17-19

Badger Invitational 2nd Place of 15 Ram Intercollegiate 3rd Place of 15 Northern Intercollegiate 10th Place of 18 Provident Invitational 2nd Place of 20 NCAA East Preview 8th Place of 24 Georgetown Invitational 1st Place of 16 Big Red Classic 5th Place of 17 El Diablo Intercollegiate 6th Place of 24 Dr. Pepper Intercollegiate 6th Place of 17 Liberty Ramada Classic 1st Place of 11 Princeton Invitational 1st Place of 18 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 15 Big Ten Championship 9th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 16th Place of 27

9/8-9 9/23-24 10/8-9 10/22-23 10/28-29 3/9-10 3/16-17 3/23-24 4/13-14 4/20-21 4/27-28

Badger Invitational 11th Place of 15 JMU Invitational 2nd Place of 24 Xavier Provident Invitational 4th Place of 19 The Tillinghaust 4th Place of 24 Georgetown Invitational 1st Place of 16 Big Red Classic 4th Place of 16 El Diablo Intercollegiate 15th Place of 20 Pepsi-Cola Invitational 5th Place of 13 Princeton Invitational 1st Place of 19 First Energy Invitational 2nd Place of 18 (Playoff) Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 15

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2000-01

2001-02

Navy GC 288-289=577 Brick Boilermaker GC 311-293-308=912 Glenmaura National 299-301=600 Stauton CC 298-289-287=874 Stanford GC 293-282-302=877 Silver Spring Shores 285-288-287=860 Princeville Resort 285-297-292=874 Tanglewood Resort 286-291-283=860 Ohio State Scarlet 305-300-306=911 Firestone CC 305-302-299=906 Penn State Blue Course 299-289-283=871 Brick Boilermaker GC 311-291-295-305=1198 Glenmaura National 302-309-310=921 University Ridge GC 292-288-284=864 Fort Collins CC 285-290=575 Stone Creek GC 302-299-306=907 The Grizzly 304-284-288=876 Ford’s Colony 299-298=597 Lansdowne Resort 296-310=606 Lake Diamond GC 293-302-295=890 El Diablo GC 301-289=590 Tanglewood Resort 299-300=599 Water’s Edge 282-292=574 Springdale GC 292-285=577 Penn State Blue Course 294-285-284=863 Stone Creek GC 293-291-289-296=1169 Golden Horseshoe 286-300-289=875 University Ridge GC 295-300-298=893 Lakeview GC 278-286=564 The Grizzly 293-283-284=860 Quaker Ridge GC 296-294=590 Lansdowne Resort 295-287=582 Lake Diamond GC 286-288-294=880 El Diablo GC 303-297-306=906 Tanglewood Resort 303-305-296-904 Springdale CC 287-272=559 Firestone CC 295-280-294=869 Penn State Blue Course 295-280-294=869

5/3-5 5/16-18

Big Ten Championship 10th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 18th Place of 27

Finkbine GC 302-295-287-296=1180 Settingdown Creek GC 295-316-311=922

9/6-8 9/21-22 9/28-29 10/14-15 10/27-28 11/1-3 3/15-16 4/19-20 4/26-27 5/3-5 4/19-20 4/19-20

Badger Invitational University Ridge GC 3rd Place of 15 286-283-285=854 James Madison Invitational Lakeview GC 1st Place of 18 280-269-271=820 Northern Intercollegiate Indiana University GC 8th Place of 16 287-291-285=863 Xavier Provident Invitational Kings Island Grizzly Course 8th Place of 18 296-291-291=878 Georgetown Hoya Invitational Lansdowne Resort 1st Place of 12 284-276=560 Landfall Tradition CC of Landfall 9th Place of 12 302-310-298=910 El Diablo Intercollegiate El Diablo GC 11th Place of 20 294-304-315=913 First Energy Collegiate Windmill Lakes GC 4th Place of 15 300-289-289=878 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 15 292-276-284=852 Big Ten Championship Indiana University GC 10th Place of 11 295-297-298-303=1193 The Maxwell Dornick Hills CC 14th Place of 15 298-291-301=890 NCAA Regionals Auburn University Club 17th Place of 27 305-296-305=896

9/21-22 10/3-4 10/11 10/26-27 10/31-11/2 3/5-7 4/9-10 4/17-18 4/24-25 4/30-5/1 5/8-9 5/15-16 5/20-22 6/1-4

Northern Intercollegiate T-4th Place of 15 Temple Invitational 1st Place of 13 MacDonald Cup 1st Place of 18 Georgetown Hoya T-1st Place of 12 Landfall Tradition 5th Place of 12 St. Croix Collegiate Cup 7th Place of 14 Marshall Invitational 6th Place of 14 Kepler Intercollegiate 9th Place of 18 First Energy Intercollegiate 6th Place of 17 Rutherford Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 15 Big Ten Championship 6th Place of 11 Perry Maxwell 10th Place of 15 NCAA East Regional 2nd Place of 27 NCAA Championship 15th Place of 30

2002-03

2003-04

U. of Michigan GC 300-293-293=886 Glenmaura National 293-304=597 Yale University GC 284-289=573 Lansdowne Resort 288 CC of Landfall 295-288-288=571 Carambola GC 302-296-293=891 Guyan CC 296-291-288=875 Ohio State Scarlet 310-290-303=903 Firestone CC 292-292-301=885 Penn State Blue Course 289-292-278=859 U. of Michigan GC 291-285-293=869 Dornick Hills CC 292-289-281=862 Yale University GC 290-285-287=862 Homestead-Cascades 289-291-290-300=1170


Year-by-Year Results 9/18-19 10/4-5 10/16-17 10/25-26 11/14-16 3/7-8 3/18-20 4/8-9 4/16-17 4/29-30 5/6-8 5/14-15 5/19-21 9/12-13 9/24-25 10/3-4 10/10-11 10/15-16 10/22-23 3/4-5 3/19-21 4/7-8 4/15-16 4/22-23 4/28-30 9/16-17 9/25-26 10/9-10 10/14-15 10/21-22 3/12-13 3/18-20 4/6-7 4/14-15 4/21-22 4/27-29 5/5-6 5/17-19

2004-05

Northern Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 13 Memphis Invitational 10th Place of 16 Penn/Big 5 Classic 3rd Place of 16 Big Ten vs. Pac Ten Challenge 8th Place of 14 GCAA National Match Play 9th Place of 16 3-1 Team Irish Spring Invitational T-4th Place of 13 Hall of Fame Invitational T-16th Place of 19 ASU Thunderbird 10th Place of 14 First Energy Intercollegiate 3rd Place of 15 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 15 Big Ten Championship 8th Place of 11 Perry Maxwell 8th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 20th Place of 27

2005-06

Cleveland State Invitational 10th Place of 17 Wolverine Intercollegiate 9th Place of 15 Memphis Invitational T-4th Place of 15 Alister MacKenzie 16th Place of 16 Penn/Big 5 Classic 3rd Place of 14 Georgetown Invitational 6th Place of 12 Xavier Invitational 14th Place of 15 Pinehurst Intercollegiate 15th Place of 17 ASU Thunderbird 15th Place of 16 Kepler Intercollegiate 15th Place of 15 Rutherford Intercollegiate 4th Place of 15 Big Ten Championship 7th Place of 11

2006-07

University Ridge 285-289-294=868 Colonial CC 304-296-306=906 Philly Cricket Club 305-298=603 Bandon Dunes 310-297=607 Mission Inn El Campeon Consolation Champions 10-7-4 Individuals Mission Inn El Campeon 300-298-321=919 Red Stone GC 309-294-301=904 Karsten Course at ASU 297-287-306=890 Firestone CC 305-287-293=885 Penn State Blue Course 287-279-277=843 University Ridge 296-290-290=876 Dornick Hills CC 296-287-295=878 GC of Tennessee 293-299-293=885 Sand Ridge GC 293-302-296=891 U. of Michigan GC 284-292-288=864 Colonial CC 294-302-288=884 The Meadow Club 290-288-303=881 Philly Cricket Club 293-302=595 Lansdowne Resort 294-295=589 Orange County National 305-299-290=894 Pinehurst #8 301-312=613 Karsten Course at ASU 302-300-307=909 Muirfield Village GC 316-306-320=942 PSU Blue & White 317-292-294=903 Conway Farms GC 293-299-290-315=1197

Wolverine Intercollegiate U. of Michigan GC 11th Place of 14 291-286-300=877 VCU/Mattaponi Springs Mattaponi Springs GC 1st Place of 15 288-278-285=851 Alister MacKenzie The Meadow Club 10th Place of 15 287-274-304-865 Penn/Big 5 Classic Philly Cricket Club 5th Place of 15 305-304=609 Georgetown Invitational Four Streams GC 3rd Place of 12 305-297=602 Cleveland Golf Palmetto Inter. Palmetto GC 11th Place of 15 297-297-304=898 Pinehurst Intercollegiate Pinehurst #8 3rd Place of 18 299-298-292=889 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 1st Place of 16 285-280=575 Kepler Intercollegiate Ohio State Scarlet 3rd Place of 16 296-310=606 Fossum Intercollegiate Forest Akers GC T-8th Place of 13 294-289-292=875 Big Ten Championship Ohio State Scarlet T-6th Place of 11 301-306-303-303=1213 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 12 289-289-316=894 NCAA East Regional GC of Georgia 16th Place of 27 297-304-300=901

2007-08

9/14-15 9/22-23 10/1-2 10/8-9 10/21-22 3/10-11 3/18-20 4/4-5 4/12-13 4/19-20 4/25-27 5/15-17 5/28-31

Hartford Hawks Invitational The InternationalCC 2nd Place of 13 292-293-293=878 Wolf Run Intercollegiate Wolf Run GC 1st Place of 15 292-284-286=862 VCU Shootout Hermitage CC 1st Place of 15 283-279-283-845 Memphis Intercollegiate Colonial CC 4th Place of 15 284-300=584 Wolverine at Mission Inn El Campeon 2nd Place of 10 305-297=602 Cleveland Golf Palmetto Inter. Palmetto GC 4th Place of 15 294-303-293=890 Pinehurst Intercollegiate Pinehurst #8 3rd Place of 19 312-294-289=895 Marshall Invitational Guyan CC 2nd Place of 17 281-280=561 Kepler Intercollegiate Ohio State Scarlet 6th Place of 14 303-310-303=916 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course 1st Place of 12 286-286-306=878 Big Ten Championship Forest Akers West 11th Place of 11 299-313-317-302=1231 NCAA East Regional Ohio State Scarlet T8th Place of 15 304-286-308=898 NCAA Finals Kampen Course T25th Place of 30 315-298-313=926

8/31-9/2 9/19-21 9/29-30 10/11-13 10/25-26 2/13-14 3/15-17 4/11-12 4/18-19 5/1-3 5/17-19

Rutherford Intercollegiate 3rd Place of 12 Fighting Illini 10th Place of 15 VCU Shootout 9th Place of 15 Brickyard 6th Place of 15 Lehigh Invitational 1st Place of 8 Big Ten Match Play Northwestern Minnesota Ohio State Pinehurst Intercollegiate 1st Place of 20 Robert Kepler 11th Place of 13 Boilermaker Invitational 2nd Place of 18 Big Ten Championship T4th Place of 11 NCAA East Regional 10th Place of 14

9/12-13 9/28-29 10/10-12 10/19-20 11/1-2 3/12-14 3/26-28 4/10-11 4/24-25 4/30-5/2 5/20-22 6/2-4

Wolf Run Intercollegiate 8th Place of 17 VCU Shootoout T-4th Place out of 15 Brickyard 14th Place of 15 Memphis Intercollegiate 12th Place of 16 Renaissance Intercollegiate 2nd Place of 12 Pinehurst Intercollegiate T-3rd Place of 20 FAU T-3rd Place of 17 Robert Kepler 2nd Place of 11 Rutherford 1st Place of 14 Big Ten Championship 10th Place of 11 NCAA Regionals 4th Place of 14 NCAA Finals 29th Place of 30

2008-09

2009-10

Nemacolin 300-297-292=889 Olympia Fields CC 288-295-297=880 Hermitage CC 294-280-289=863 Brickyard at Riverside 297-285-295=877 Saucon Valley CC 299-293=592 Heron Bay GC T 3-3 W 4-2 L 5-1 Pinehurst #8 290-293-279=862 Ohio State Scarlet 316-310-311=937 Kampen Course 288-281-287=856 Penn State Blue Course 290-296-296-288=1170 Galloway National GC 319-301-290=910 Wolf Run Golf Club 292-292-298 =882 Hermitage CC 300-288-293=881 Brickyard at Riverside 296-300=596 Colonial CC 314-290-307=911 Renaissance GC 287-271-276=834 Pinehurst#8 288-292-276=856 Gleneagles CC 290-283-289=862 Ohio State Scarlet 286-289-288=863 Penn State Blue Course 291-299-289=879 Windsong Farm GC 296-294-307=1204 The Course at Yale Univ. 277-283-277=837 The Honors Course 301-298-299=898

9/11-12 9/18-19 9/26-27 10/18-19 11/1-2 2/11-12 3/11-13 4/2-3 4/8-10 4/16-17 4/29-5/1 5/19-21

2010-11

Wolf Run Intercollegiate 12th Place out of 15 Maryland Intercollegiate 1st Place out of 15 Windon Memorial 11th place out of 17 Alister MacKenzie Intercoll. 12th Place out of 16 Royal Oaks Intercollegiate T-4th out of 12 Big Ten Match Play Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan State Pinehurst Intercollegiate T-3rd Place out of 16 LSU Invitational 9th Place out of 12 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place out of 16 Illini Spring Classic 6th Place out of 14 Big Ten Championship 9th Place out of 11 NCAA Regional Individual: T.J. Howe

Wolf Run GC 299-302-298=899 River Marsh GC 280-281-283=844 North Shore CC 303-290-290=883 The Meadow Club 280-282-285=847 Royal Oaks CC 285-280=565 Champion Course L 3-1-2 W 3-2-1 L 3-2-1 Club at Pinehurst No. 6 293-301-288=882 University Club 305-305-313=923 Penn State Blue Course 290-296-294=880 Stone Creek GC 311-292=603 Kampen Course 297-294-316-301=1208 Pete Dye River Course T-32, 73-76-76=225

2011-12

9/11-12 Gopher Invitational Spring Hills Course 9th Place out of 14 299-304-297=900 9/26-27 Inverness Intercollegiate Inverness Club 6th Place out of 11 300 (1 round) 10/3-4 Wolfpack Intercollegiate Lonnie Poole Course 12th Place out of 16 297-302-294=893 10/16-17 Windon Memorial Classic Evanston Golf Club 15th Place out of 17 297-295-297=889 11/7-8 Amelia National Intercollegiate Amelia National Golf and Country Club 14th Place out of 15 298-301-320=919 3/10-11 Pinehurst Intercollegiate Club at Pinehurst No. 6 3rd Place out of 11 296-291-289=876 3/30-4/1 Fireline Towson Invitational Prospect Bay CC 3rd Place out of 22 294-293-292=879 4/7-8 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course T-5th out of 14 304-305-311=920 4/14-15 Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invite Finkbine Golf Course 3rd Place out of 11 284-288-298=870 4/27-29 Big Ten Championship Pete Dye Course T-8th Place out of 12 308-301-299-308=1216

2012-13

9/9-10 Gopher Invitational Spring Hill Golf Club 15th Place out of 15 310-224-309 (DQ) 9/17-18 Inverness Intercolliegate Inverness Club 8th Place out of 10 296-292-306=894 9/30-10/1 Cobra-PUMA Inv. Miromar Lakes 2nd Place out of 15 284-286-286=856 10/12-14 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Blackthorn Club 10th Place of 13 294-296-289=879 10/22-23 Georgetown Int. Members Club 3rd Place of 12 297-286-288=871 2/10-12 Big Ten Match Play Concessions G.C. Michigan State L 4-1-0 Minnesota W 3-1-1 Wisconsin L 4-1-0 2/23 Challenge at Champions Jackrabbit Course Michigan State L 2.5 to 1 3/6-7 Colleton River Collegiate Pete Dye Course 1st Place of 4 317-307-292=916 3/23-24 Linger Longer Invitational Great Waters Course 14th Place of 14 311-313=624 4/13-14 Hawkeye Invitational Finkbine G.C. 9th Place of 12 309-293-297=899 4/20-21 Rutherford Intercollegiate Penn State Blue Course T-3rd Place of 14 304-294-298=896 4/26-28 Big Ten Championships Pete Dye Course 11th Place of 12 317-297-301-309=1224

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2013-14

9/8-9 9/16-17 9/22-23 10/11-13 10/21-22 2/14-15 3/1 3/14-16 3/23-25 4/12-13 4/19-20 5/2-4

Gopher Invitational 8th Place out of 12 Wolverine Intercollegiate 6th Place out of 11 Windon Memorial T-13th Place out of 16 Bank of Tennessee Int. 13th Place of 14 Georgetown Int. 3rd Place of 12 Big Ten Match Play Minnesota Michigan State Nebraska Richmond Match Play Richmond Seminole Intercollegiate 11th Place of 13 Middleburg Bank Int. 8th Place of 27 Kepler Intercollegiate 12th Place of 15 Rutherford Intercollegiate T-8th Place of 14 Big Ten Championships 9th Place of 12

9/6-7 9/29-30 10/10-11 10/20-21 2/14-16 3/13-15 3/22-24 4/11-12 4/18-19 4/24-26 5/14-16

Wolverine Intercoll. T-5th Place of 15 Primland Collegiate 3rd Place of 9 Bank of Tennessee Int. 3rd Place of 15 Georgetown Int. 6th Place of 12 Big Ten Match Play Minnesota Indiana Rutgers Wisconsin Seminole Intercollegiate 14th Place of 17 Middleburg Bank Inter. 5th Place of 29 Kepler Intercollegiate 9th Place of 14 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 12 Big Ten Champinoship T-3rd Place of 14 NCAA Regional 11th Place of 13

2014-15

Spring Hill Golf Club 292-289-294=875 U-M Golf Course 291-284-289=864 Knollwood Club 294-307-297=898 Blackthorn Club 305-295-311=911 Members Club 295-292-289=876 Concessions G.C. L 4-1-0 L 4-1-0 W 4-0-1 Midlothian, Va. L 510-519 Southwood Golf Club 301-297-300=898 Kingsmill Golf Club 303-292-286=881 Ohio State GC 308-293-308=909 Penn State Blue Course 299-288-298=885 Pete Dye Course 307-300-315-299=1221 Wolf Run GC 300-304-302-906 Primland Resort 280-278-280-838 Blackthorn Club 291-278-569 Members Club 294-295-589 Hammock Beach Resort L 4-1-0 W 4-1-0 W 2-2-1 L 5-0-0 Southwood GC 293-291-291-875 Kingsmill Resort 292-295-281-868 Scarlet Course 294-290-303-887 Penn State Blue Course 296-276-296-868 Victoria National GC 295-300-284-302-1181 UNC Finley GC 292-298-289-879

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2015-16

9/12-13 9/28-29 10/9-11 10/19-20 2/12-13 2/28 3/11-12 3/20-22 4/9-10 4/16-17 4/22-24 5/16-18

Rod Myers Invitational 3rd Place of 14 Primland Collegiate 4th Place of 9 Bank of Tennessee Int. 1sr Place of 15 Mountaineer Int. 1st Place of 14 Big Ten Match Play Indiana Michigan Michigan St. Minnesota Challenge at Champions Michigan St. Seminole Intercollegiate T4th Place of 14 Kingsmill Intercollegiate 1st Place of 24 Kepler Intercollegiate 6th Place of 16 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place of 11 Big Ten Championships 9th Place of 14 NCAA Regionals 9th Place of 12

9/10-11 9/19-20 10/14-16 2/4 2/10-11 2/25 3/10-12 3/19-21 4/15-16 4/22-23 4/28-30 5/15-17 5/26-28

Rod Myers Invitational 6th Place of 14 Inverness Int. 5th Place of 13 Bank of Tennessee Int. 8th Place of 15 Athletic Director’s Trophy West Virginia Big Ten Match Play Purdue Iowa Northwestern Challenge at Champions Michigan State Seminole Intercollegiate 1st of 14 Kingsmill Intercollegiate 2nd of 22 Rutherford Intercollegiate T-1st of 13 Kepler Intercollegiate T-4th of 15 Big Ten Championship T-4th of 14 NCAA Regional 5th of 14 NCAA Championship T-24th of 30

2016-17

Duke University GC 286-289-300-875 Primland Resort 287-283-570 Blackthorn Club 289-277-278-844 Pete Dye GC 294-291-585 Hammock Beach Res. L 2-3-1 W 4-0-1 L 1-5-0 W 3-2-1 Cypress Creek W 364-368 Southwood GC 288-284-284-856 Kingsmill Resort 287-282-276-845 Scarlet Course 299-299-598 Penn State Blue Course 279-283-281-843 Victoria National 294-293-296-883 Blackwolf Run 294-296-284-874 Duke University GC 289-291-287-867 Inverness Club 288-293-285-866 Blackthorn Club 285-287-292-864 Reunion Club W 377-386 Hammock Beach W 3.5-2.5 W 3-3 L 2.5-3.5 Champions Club W 355-365 Southwood GC 273-277-283-833 River Course 283-284-284-851 Penn State Blue Course 293-288-287-868 Scarlet Course 299-307-297-903 Baltimore CC 287-290-281-858 Aldarra GC 290-288-285-863 Rich Harvest Farms 301-294-296-891

9/10-11 9/16-17 10/8-9 10/13-15 2/4 2/9-10 2/24 3/12-13 3/18-20 4/14-15 4/21-22 4/27-29 5/14-16

2017-18

Gopher Invitational 13th Place out of 16 Rod Myers Invitational 5th Place out of 12 Windon Memorial Classic T-1st Place out of 15 Bank of Tennessee Inter. 1st Place out of 15 Athletic Director's Trophy West Virginia Big Ten Match Play Indiana Rutgers Michigan State Wisconsin Challenge at Champions Michigan State Colleton River Collegiate T-4th Place out of 12 Linger Longer Invitational 3rd Place out of 12 Rutherford Intercollegiate 1st Place out of 12 Kepler Intercollegiate 3rd Place out of 12 Big Ten Championship 4th Place out of 14 NCAA Regional 6th Place out of 13

Windsong Farm GC 301-289-293=883 Duke Golf Club 290-285-284=859 Evanston GC 280-377-278=835 Blackthorn Club 277-272-284=833 Reunion Resort W 363-378 Hammock Beach L 5-1 W 5.5-0.5 W 4-2 L 4-2 Champions GC W 362-277 Colleton River Club 303-311-282=896 Lake Reynolds 278-289-289=856 Penn State Blue Course 280-276-288=844 Scarlet Course 286-291-291=868 Baltimore CC 288-279-297=860 Scarlet Course 293-295-289=877


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Penn State University A LAND GRANT INSTITUTION Penn State’s historic mission of teaching, research, and public service — launched under the most modest of circumstances more than 150 years ago — now reaches into virtually all parts of Pennsylvania. Consider, for example, that the University now has 24 campuses across the Commonwealth, putting a Penn State education within practical reach of nearly every Pennsylvanian. In fact, more than 71 percent of Penn State’s undergraduates are Pennsylvania residents. Penn State is Pennsylvania’s largest nongovernmental employer and has employees and expenditures in every one of its 67 counties. The University generates a total economic impact across the Commonwealth that surpasses $8.5 billion annually. Part of that impact is derived from Penn State’s research program, which brings more than $530 million in federal funds to Pennsylvania each year, and an additional $83 million from private industry. Penn State’s outreach and online programs — ranging from 4H to Cooperative Extension, from summer camps to public broadcasting — provide educational and service programs to more than a million Pennsylvania households annually. The University’s presence throughout Pennsylvania today contrasts sharply with its humble beginnings. Chartered as a college of scientific agriculture, the institution was located in rural Centre County after James Irvin, a partner in the Centre Furnace iron works (remains of which can be seen today along East College Avenue), offered to donate 200 acres of farmland for a campus. Founding President Evan Pugh wanted the fledgling institution to embody a new approach to higher education that blended classical studies with subjects that had practical value. He joined similar visionaries in other states in convincing Congress to pass the Morrill LandGrant Act in 1862. The act gave individual states tracts of federal land to sell; the proceeds supported colleges that agreed to include engineering, science and the liberal arts as well as agriculture in their course of studies. In 1863, the Pennsylvania legislature designated Penn State the Commonwealth’s sole land-grant institution. The lawmakers in effect

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bestowed on the privately incorporated college a public character. In return for state support, the institution assumed obligations of teaching, research and service that are normally associated with publicly owned land-grant universities in other states. By the 1890s Penn State was making its mark. It ranked among the nation’s 10 largest undergraduate engineering schools, a distinction it still holds. It established one of the nation’s first collegiate agricultural experiment stations, and Professor Whitman Jordan’s pioneering research on using fertilizers for soil enrichment had global impact on crop yields. Penn State in 1871 became one of the first land-grant schools in the Northeast to admit women, graduated its first international student in 1890, and its first African-American student in 1905. In the early 1900s, President Edwin E. Sparks supported a number of efforts to “carry the college to the people,” as he liked to say. Technical institutes were established in various locations statewide for engineering education, beginning with an evening school in Allentown in 1910. In 1912, Penn State helped create a system of county agents in agriculture and home economics. Today, the Penn State World Campus, with its “anywhere, anytime” learning through the Internet, builds on that outreach tradition. But undergraduate education remained foremost. Enrollment surpassed 5,000 students by 1936, including those attending several undergraduate centers that were created for students who, in the depths of the Great Depression, could not afford to leave their hometowns to get a college education. The centers offered the first year of baccalaureate studies and were the predecessors of today’s statewide system of campuses. Thanks to this innovative approach to higher education, Penn State in the 1930s became Pennsylvania’s largest single source of baccalaureate degrees, a distinction it holds to this day. Following World War II, Penn State underwent unprecedented expansion, first to meet the needs of returning military veterans and later to accommodate the Baby Boom generation. Total enrollment at all Penn State campuses climbed to 40,000 by 1970.


Penn State University The University also emerged on the national scene as a research powerhouse in fields as diverse as dairy science, acoustics, psychology and diesel engineering. The expansion of research went hand in hand with a steady increase in the number of graduate students. The University awarded its first graduate degree — a master’s degree in scientific agriculture — in 1862, and the Graduate School was established in 1922. But overall graduate enrollment remained modest until the 1950s, then swelled steadily. The Graduate School has awarded to date approximately 130,000 master’s, doctoral and other advanced degrees. The University Park campus is Penn State’s administrative and research hub. In addition, there are 19 primarily undergraduate campuses; Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the College of Medicine; the Pennsylvania College of Technology; Penn State Law: Dickinson Law; the Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies; and the Penn State World Campus. To date, Penn State has awarded more than 800,000 degrees, hallmarks of an educational experience second to none in quality. In addition, Penn State alumni — including 340,000 in Pennsylvania alone — have job- and social-networking opportunities that no other college or university in the Commonwealth can surpass. Penn State’s athletic symbol, chosen by the student body in 1906, is the mountain lion which once roamed central Pennsylvania. H.D. “Joe” Mason, a member of the Class of 1907, conducted a oneman campaign to choose a school mascot after seeing the Princeton tiger on a trip with the Penn State baseball team to that New Jersey campus. A student publication sponsored the campaign to select a mascot and Penn State is believed to be the first college to adopt the lion as a mascot. Since Penn State is located in the Nittany Valley at the foot of Mount Nittany, the lion was designated as a Nittany Lion. In regional folklore,

Nittany (or Nita-Nee) was a valorous Indian princess in whose honor the Great Spirit caused Mount Nittany to be formed. A later namesake, daughter of chief O-Ko-Cho, who lived near the mouth of Penn’s Creek, fell in love with Malachi Boyer, a trader. The tearful maiden and her lost lover became legend and her name was given to the stately mountain.

LION SHRINE Penn State’s Nittany Lion shrine was dedicated on Oct. 24, 1942, during Homecoming Weekend. Animal sculptor Heinz Warneke and stonecutter Joseph Garatti molded a 13-ton block of Indiana limestone into the most recognizable symbol of Penn State. The shrine was chosen from six models submitted by Warneke. The shrine is a gift of the Class of 1940 and rests in a natural setting of trees near Recreation Building. The site was chosen because of its accessibility, the surrounding trees and the fact that the sculpture would not be dwarfed by nearby buildings.

BLUE & WHITE Penn State’s student-athletes are instantly identified by their blue and white uniforms — but those weren’t the original school colors. A three-member committee representing the sophomore, junior and senior classes was appointed in October of 1887 to develop color options from which the student body would select the school’s official colors. Dark pink and black was the unanimous choice of the student body after considering the color combinations presented by the committee. Soon many students and the baseball team were sporting pink and black striped blazers and caps. However, problems arose when the pink faded to white after several weeks of exposure to the sun. The students then opted for blue, rather than black, and white. The official announcement of the new choice was made on March 18, 1890.

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UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP DR. ERIC J. BARRON

PENN STATE PRESIDENT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, ’72 (B.S.) UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, ’76 (M.S.), ’80 (Ph.D.)

Eric J. Barron took the helm of Pennsylvania’s flagship public university on May 12, 2014, arriving from Florida State University, where he had been president for four years. No stranger to Penn State, he had served on the faculty of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and as dean of the college. Dr. Barron returned to Penn State from his presidency at Florida State, bringing with him nearly 35 years of leadership experience in academic administration, education, research and public service, and a track record as a talented manager of fiscal policy within large and complex institutions. As leader of Penn State, Dr. Barron oversees a research enterprise of more than $836 million and 24 campuses, including two law schools and a College of Medicine in Hershey, Pa., as well as an internationally recognized online educational enterprise known as the World Campus. Penn State’s current enrollment is approximately 99,000 students, and it boasts the world’s largest dues-paying alumni association. During his tenure as president of Penn State, Dr. Barron has made access and affordability; student engagement; economic development; job creation and student career success; technology and diversity and demographics priorities. His Invent Penn State initiative aims at ramping up investment in economic development and student career success. By leveraging the size and broad research strengths of the University, Dr. Barron has made it a goal that Penn State will be a driver for job creation, entrepreneurship, and economic development, and will accelerate the transfer of new ideas into useful products and processes that encompass a broad range. Since its inception, Invent Penn State has partnered with the University’s campuses across the Commonwealth to open 17 innovation hubs available to the surrounding communities. Since opening, the hubs have accelerated more than 50 startups, supported more than 1,000 entrepreneurs, and hosted nearly 100 events and pitch competitions. As part of his fiscal duties, Dr. Barron has pursued various costsaving measures and increased revenue for Penn State; embarked on efficiency initiatives of more than $115.9 million; and implemented budget cuts and recycling of University dollars that have averaged over $23 million per year for more than a decade.

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Dr. Barron earned a bachelor of science degree in geology at Florida State in 1973 before moving on to the University of Miami, where he earned master's and doctoral degrees in oceanography. Dr. Barron spent 20 years of his career at Penn State, serving as dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences from 2002-06, and as founding director of the Earth System Science Center, one of the first major initiatives focused on the total study of Earth as a system. He also had a simultaneous appointment as director of the Earth and Mineral Sciences Environment Institute. In 1999, he was named Distinguished Professor of Geosciences at Penn State. An accomplished scientist with a long background in atmospheric research, Dr. Barron served as director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and as dean of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Early in his career he was a postdoctoral research fellow and scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Co.


UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP SANDY BARBOUR

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, ’81 (B.A.) MASSACHUSETTS, ’83 (M.S.), NORTHWESTERN, ’91 (M.B.A.)

Sandy Barbour began her leadership of the Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics program in August 2014 and she has rapidly made a dynamic impression on one of the nation’s most successful and comprehensive athletic departments. President Eric J. Barron named Barbour the Nittany Lions’ ninth Director of Athletics after serving 10 years as Director of Athletics at the University of California. Barbour brought to Penn State more than 30 years of varied experiences as a collegiate administrator and coach, with a demonstrated record of championships, academic success, innovation, facility modernization and revenue growth. She directs one of the nation’s most comprehensive and successful athletic programs that boasts an NCAA Graduation Success Rate of 89 percent, with 31 sports and an Intercollegiate Athletics staff of approximately 300, whose mantra is preparing students for a lifetime of impact. It did not take long for Barbour to begin implementing her vision for Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics and creating conditions for success for the department’s “Why” — the approximately 800 Nittany Lion student-athletes. Six months after arriving at Penn State, she announced a reorganization of ICA that introduced a more vertical structure to encourage communication and collaboration across functional units and sports. Four administrative divisions were formed: student-athlete performance, health and welfare; internal and external operation, administration and business and finance.

Midway through 2015, Penn State Athletics launched a wide-ranging strategic planning process and conducted a series of town hall meetings. Students, faculty and staff, alumni, donors and the public were presented with some of the initial findings of the project and had an opportunity to provide feedback. The project helped determine strategies and priorities for the formalized 2017-21 strategic plan. Penn State student-athletes have delivered record-setting academic performances during Barbour’s initial three years, including the five highest semester 3.0 grade-point average totals in school history. During the 2016 fall semester, a school record 24 Penn State squads, powered by 498 studentathletes, earned at least a 3.0 grade-point average. A total of 223 Nittany Lion students posted at least a 3.5 GPA last fall to garner Dean’s List honors. A school record 114 student-athletes graduated this past May, bringing the 2016-17 total to 142 graduates. Under Barbour’s leadership, 18 Penn State squads earned perfect NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores of 1,000 in 2015-16, up from 13 the previous year. A school record 299 student-athletes garnered Academic All-Big Ten accolades in 2015-16 and 2016-17, including record totals among the winter and spring/at-large sports the past two years. Five student-athletes were selected CoSIDA Academic All-Americans in 2016-17 and Nittany Lion students combined to spend more than 6,200 hours involved in community engagement. During Barbour’s tenure, 12 Nittany Lion student-athletes have earned CoSIDA Academic All-America accolades to keep Penn State among the nation’s top five nationally in all-time honorees. In 1996, Barbour was appointed Tulane’s director of athletics at age 36, and during her three years overseeing the program, Green Wave teams won 12 conference championships. In her first year in the position, the school captured four conference titles, a feat never before accomplished in Tulane history. She also hired Tommy Bowden as head football coach during her first year. Bowden proceeded in 1997 to post the Green Wave’s first winning season (74) in 16 years, and then directed the school to a 12-0 record, a Conference USA championship and a No. 7 national ranking the following season as the 1998 Liberty Bowl champions. Barbour was recruited to Tulane as an associate athletic director in 1991. Born in Annapolis, Md., Barbour grew up in a military family. Her father was a career aviator in the U.S. Navy, and her family lived in various U.S. locations as well as in Western Europe during her childhood. Barbour graduated cum laude in 1981 with a B.S. degree in physical education from Wake Forest University, where she was a four-year letterwinner and served as captain of the field hockey team. She also played two seasons of women’s basketball for the Demon Deacons. Barbour earned advanced degrees at the University of Massachusetts (an M.S. in sports management in 1983) and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management (an MBA in 1991). Barbour’s career in intercollegiate athletics began as a field hockey assistant coach and lacrosse administrative assistant at Massachusetts in 1981. Between master’s programs, Barbour served as assistant field hockey and lacrosse coach at Northwestern from 1982-84. She also held the position of director of recruiting services during that period, before being promoted to assistant athletic director for intercollegiate programs in 1984, a position she held until 1989. Prior to joining Tulane, Barbour worked in programming and production for FOX Sports Net in Chicago during the summer of 1990. 2017-18 | PENN STATE MEN'S GOLF

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