Timko is in the hunt for medalist honors after firing a second round 66
Ohio State will compete amongst a field of 15, including seven from the Big Ten Conference
Hammer becomes first OSU Kepler champion since 2009
Hammer, a freshman from Denmark, sits atop leaderboard
Ohio State looks to contend for its 24th Kepler Intercollegiate team title on its home course
Fall 2013 (Freshman Season): Played in one tournament as a freshman for the Buckeyes ... finished 46th at the Rod Myers Invitational with a 225 (75-75-75).
Prior to Ohio State: Attended Springfield Shawnee High School ... 2011 Ohio Division II Individual State Golf Champion ... received All-Ohio honors in 2011 ... two-time Central Buckeye Conference Player of the Year ...four-time First Team All-CBC ...served as team captain during junior and senior campaigns ... earned Shawnee High School Student-Athlete of the Month honors on three separate occasions (Oct. 2010, Oct. 2011, Sept. 2012) ... Penn Station Athlete of the Month (Oct. 2012) ... shot a school record 63 during senior season ... averaged 34.7 in 9-hole matches and 71.4 in 18-hole tournaments as a senior ... recorded an individual record of 951-12 also as a senior ... had two Top 5 finishes in AJGA tournaments in 2012, as well as a second-place showing at the Ohio Junior Championships the same year ... also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Son of Dana and Cheryl Engle ... has two younger siblings, Allison and Grant ... hopes to one day play professional golf or become a CFO/CEO of a company in the golf industry ... enjoys playing all sports, especially golf and basketball ... hobbies include reading and spending time with family and friends ... greatest sports thrill was handling the pressure to win the state championship ... involved in National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.