News and notes on Purdue Athletics
News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Second-to-last event before the Big Ten Championships.
Boilers finished fifth at Puerto Rico Classic in their last event.
Duo was chosen from a group of more than 300 student-athletes honored.
NCAA Men's Golf Championship Second Round (May 25, 2014)
NCAA Men's Golf Championship Third Round (May 25-26, 2014)
NCAA Men's Golf Championship First Round (May 23-24, 2014)
NCAA Men's Golf Championship Practice Round (May 22, 2014)
Purdue Golf in NCAA Regionals (May 17, 2014)
Named first-team All-Big Ten after leading the Boilermakers with a 73.34 stroke average ... played in 12 tournaments during the year, finishing in the top 10 seven times ... finished tied for fifth at the Big Ten Championships (+4) and tied for ninth at the NCAA Columbus Regional as an individual (+4) ... recorded a second-place finish in the weather-shortened Jack Nicklaus Invitational during the fall (+2) ... finished a season-best 1-under par (215) at the Furman Intercollegiate and recorded 11 rounds of even-par or better ... won the Indiana Amateur following the season with a wire-to-wire victory, and was named the 2013 Indiana Golf Association Player of the Year.
As a Sophomore (2011-12)
An Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Played in 11 tournaments on the season, finishing with a 74.58 stroke average in 33 rounds ... Posted a pair of top-10 finishes ... Carded a low 18-hole score of 65 and a low 54-hole score of 214 on the season ... Counted 24.8 of his rounds to the team score ... Opened the season with his best showing of the campaign, a tie for seventh at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate ... Shared eighth place at the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for 49th at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.
As a Freshman (2010-11)
PING All-Midwest Region selection ... Became just the second Purdue player ever honored as Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... Big Ten Golfer of the Week on April 27 ... The only Boilermaker to play in all 12 tournaments ... Won both the Purdue/Midwest Shootout and the Boilermaker Invitational ... Led Purdue and all Big Ten rookies with a 73.06 scoring average ... Shot at par or better in 16 of his 34 rounds (47.1 percent) on the year ... Counted 94.1 percent of his rounds to the team score ... Fired four rounds in the 60s, including a season-best 65 in the third round of the Windon Memorial Classic ... In addition to his two wins, also finished third at the Windon Memorial Classic and tied for 10th at the Big Ten Championships.
A 2009 FWCT All-American ... Named IHSAA All-State in 2007 and 2009 ... Earned Indiana Junior Golf Player of the Year honors in 2006 and 2008 ... Finished third at the 2009 Optimist International Golf Tournament at PGA National ... Participated in the 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur at Trump National ... A four-year all-conference selection in high school golf.
Majoring in management ... Born on Jan. 26, 1992 ... Son of Scott, a Purdue graduate, and Renee Schenk ... Has a sister, Karen.