Boilermakers finish ninth with 11-under par 853
Freshmen Hong, Bradley post 2-under par 70s to lead Purdue
Volden T-9th after 18 holes; Boilers five shots out of fifth
Boilermakers looking for fourth trip to nationals in last five years
Boilermakers place eighth as a team; await NCAA Regionals fate
Freshmen Nate Pirtle, Timmy Hildebrand and Jarle Volden on Kampen Course during a qualifying round.
Hildebrand Wins 100th Indiana Open (July 9, 2015)
2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Hildebrand had an outstanding sophomore year, earning PING All-Region honors following a 73.03 stroke average, good for the 14th-best average in school history.
Led the team with seven top-20 finishes, four top-10 placings and two top-5 showings.
Finished tied for third at the Puerto Rico Classic and fifth at the Boilermaker Invitational.
Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week following his performance in Puerto Rico.
Was also T-8th at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate and T-10th at the Big Ten Championships.
Had an outstanding summer, winning the Northern Amateur and a U.S. Amateur qualifier in the same week.
Also posted a top-20 finish at the Canadian Amateur and Dogwood Amateur.
Named to the Big Ten's All-Academic Team.
2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
Hildebrand saw action in three tournaments, posting a 76.88 stroke average.
His best finish came at the Hoosier Collegiate, where he tied for 30th as an individual at 5-over par 149.
A four-year letterwinner in golf and two-time letterwinner in basketball before graduating from Westfield High School in 2015.
Became the fourth amateur since 1971 to win the Indiana Open, holding off a surge from All-Big Ten performer and 2014 Purdue grad Adam Schenk in the final round.
Led Westfield to the 2013 and 2015 Indiana state championship and a runner-up finish in 2014 as a junior.
Placed third in both 2013 and 2015 in the individual race at the Indiana High School state championships.
Was the team MVP four times, earned all-state accolades twice and won academic honors all four years.
Chose Purdue because it's the best engineering school in America and is right at home.
Plans to major in mechanical engineering.
Born Dec. 1, 1996 in Kansas City.
Son of Michael and Kathleen Hildebrand.
Both parents graduated from Purdue as did all three of his older siblings (Mary, Michael, David). Has four brothers and two sisters.