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SENIOR DURHAM, CONN. • COGINCHAUG REGIONAL (COKER COLLEGE) At Delaware: Second-year member of the Blue Hens after transferring from Coker College • serving as team captain. 2011-12 Season: Appeared in all 12 tournaments for the Blue Hens • led the squad with a 75.21 average round, the 11th lowest single season total in UD history • posted four top10 finishes on the season, tied for the most on the squad • placed second at the Navy Fall Classic with a three under par 7168-139, which earned him CAA Co-Men’s Golfer of the Week honors • tied for sixth place at the George Washington Invitational (75-74-72-221), Villanova Wildcat Invitational (7376-76-225), and Manor Intercollegiate (73-73-73-219) • was the Blue Hens’ top finisher at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate and the ODU Outer Banks Invitational. At Coker College: Appeared in all 10 tournaments during the 2010-11 season, averaging 75.12 shots per round • placed sixth at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate after finishing two over par, leading the Cobras to the team title • tied for 16th place at the Conference Carolinas Championship • finished second at the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate with a seven under par score during the two rounds • named to the Conference Carolinas Academic-All Conference Team.

JUNIOR PALMERTON, PA. • PALMERTON At Delaware: Third-year member of the Blue Hens. 2011-12 Season: Appeared in six tournaments for Delaware, ranking fourth on the team with a 76.56 average round • tied for seventh place at the Penn State Rutherford Intercollegiate with a 78-72-76-226 • fired a career low round of 68 at the Villanova Wildcat Invitational, tied for the lowest round by a Blue Hen on the year. 2010-11 Season: Placed 59th at the Villanova Wildcat Invitational after carding 77-83-160. High School: Member of the golf, wrestling and baseball teams at Palmerton High School • named 2008-09 Times News Golfer of the Year • led Palmerton to a sixth place finish in the 2009 PIAA State Championship • Palmerton went 13-1, the best season in school history • led Palmerton to the 2010 Colonial League title • honor roll student. Personal: Daniel James Costenbader • son of Renee Costenbader • has a brother, Kevin, who attends the United States Naval Academy • sport management major at Delaware who aspires to become an agent • worked as a caddy over the summer.

High School: Four-year member of the golf and basketball teams at Coginchaug Regional • four-year all-conference selection in golf • school’s match record holder • named AllState his final two years and All-New England as a junior • was the individual medalist of the conference tournament during his final two seasons, leading Coginchaug Regional to the team title both years • named AllConference Scholar-Athlete. Personal: Benjamin Richard Conroy • son of Jay and Liz Conroy • has an older sister, Katherine, and a younger brother, Will • father played lacrosse while mother played basketball at Babson College • finance major at Delaware • aspires to become a professional golfer and investment banker following graduation • has played the piano since the age of five • worked at the Lyman Orchards Golf Club over the summer.

Year 2011-12 Totals

Rounds 34 34

Strokes 2557 2557

Average 75.21 75.21

Year 2010-11 2011-12 Totals

Rounds 2 18 20

Strokes 160 1378 1538

Average 80.00 76.56 76.90

Low Round 77 68 68

Low Round 68 68

2012-13 UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE MEN’S GOLF MEDIA GUIDE • BLUEHENS.COM

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2013 Men's Golf Media Guide  

2013 Men's Golf Media Guide