Josh Wick ties for fourth on individual leaderboard
Ohio State posts a 7-over 291 opening round
Ohio State welcomes in 15 schools for home tournament
Kelly earns his first collegiate medalist honor
Kelly sits 4-under entering final round
2015-16 (Senior Season): Doubled his career rounds played with 17 trips around the course, including three tournaments as a member of the Buckeye lineup contributing seven scores to the team tally ... recorded a 76.65 season stroke average ... finished as the third-best Buckeye and tied for 31st place overall in The Carmel Cup (Sept. 4-6) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
2014-15 (Junior Season): Competed in four tournaments, including a pair as a member of the Buckeye lineup ... averaged 76.92 strokes in 12 rounds played overall ... contributed 3.5 scores to the team tally in six rounds of the Northern Intercollegiate (Sept. 5-7) and Boilermaker Invitational (Apr. 18-19) to open and close the regular season, respectively ... also took to the course as an individual for the Jack Nicklaus Invitational (Sept. 28-29) and Robert Kepler Intercollegiate (Apr. 11-12) ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2013-14 (Sophomore Season): Competed in the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for 73rd place ... shot rounds of 84-74-81--239 (+26) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors.
2012-13 (Freshman Season): Made his first appearance for the Buckeyes at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational, competing as an individual.
Prior to Ohio State: Finished second at the 2012 IHSAA regional tournament with a 72...was a two-time Hoosier Conference medalist (2010, 2012)... totaled two medalist and two runner-up finishes in 2012... took medalist honors at the 2011 ASGA Junior Qualifier... would go on to make the cut to 64 players... part of two IHSAA state finalist squads (2009, 2012)... notched medalist honors at five high school invitationals during 2011 season... earned his team's MVP award for all four seasons...tallied a total of 10 varsity letters at West Lafayette High School through his involvement in golf (four), football (three) and basketball (three)... was a 2011 Academic All-State selection in football... holds the West Lafayette High School record for most touchdown passes in a single game with five... was also a All-Conference first team and All-Area second team selection during his senior basketball campaign.
Personal: Son of Terry and Kelly Busch... has two older brothers, Nick and Scott... brother, Scott played golf at Purdue (2009-11) ... majoring in finance.
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