Nakarintra Ratanakul
Nakarintra Ratanakul

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bangkok, Thailand

High School:
Traill International

Birthdate:
06/12/1988



As a Senior (2010-11)
An Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Competed in eight tournaments and finished with a 74.95 stroke average ... Fired three rounds under par ... Counted 71.1 percent of his rounds to the team score ... Low 18-hole score was 69, accomplished at both the Turning Stone Intercollegiate and the Purdue/Midwest Shootout ... Best finish was a third-place tie at the Purdue/Midwest Shootout ... Also tied for 10th at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate.

As a Junior (2009-10)
An Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Played in all 11 tournaments ... Averaged 74.12 strokes per round ... Produced two top-10 finishes and a top-20 showing ... Fired 12 rounds at par or better and counted 86.2 percent of his rounds to the team score ... Tied his career-best round of 68 twice during the year, once at the National Invitational and again at the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for 13th at the Big Ten Championships with a nine-over 293 ... Took a share of ninth at the Crooked Stick Invitational with a score of 219 (+6) ... Tied for fifth at the National Invitational with a one-under 215.

As a Sophomore (2008-09)
Played in seven tournaments ... Averaged 74.11 strokes per round ... Counted more than 95 percent of his rounds toward Purdue's team score ... Won the season-opening Rutherford Intercollegiate by five strokes, finishing with a total of 211 (-5) ... Fired a career-best 68 in the second round of the Rutherford ... Tied for 19th at the Windon Memorial Championship.

As a Freshman (2007-08)
Played in nine tournaments ... Averaged 76.4 strokes per round ... Shot seven rounds at par or better ... Placed 51st at the Big Ten Championships.

High School
Participated in the 2005 SEA Games ... Member of the 2005 Nomura Cup team ... Participated in the 2001 Asian Games.

Personal
Majoring in movement and sport science with a minor in psychology ... Born on June 12, 1988 ... Son of Paiboon and Kedkanok Ratanakul ... Has two brothers, Paron and Tharin ... Nickname is "Boom."