Ohio State recorded second-lowest round on final day
Buckeyes in ninth place after 36 holes
Buckeye freshman shoots 2-under 70
Conference championship scheduled for April 22-24
Ohio State climbs up into seventh place
Fall 2015 (Junior Season): Paced the team with a 72.73 average as one of two Buckeyes to complete in all five events ... registered four rounds under par, including three tallies in the 60s ... forty percent of his scores (six of 15) were at or under par ... placed inside the top-30 in four of five tournaments and earned back-to-back top-10 showings in the Windon Memorial (Sept. 27-28) and Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 4-6) ... dipped nine shots under par to grab a share of fifth place at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational ... finished no lower than third-best on the team in all five tournaments.
2014-15 (Sophomore Season): Paced the Buckeyes with a 72.32 season stroke average (34 rounds), earning Golf Coaches Association of American PING All-Midwest Region and All-Big Ten Second Team recognition ... named the Big Ten Golfer of the Week (Oct. 29) after seizing individual medalist honors and pushing Ohio State to a team title at the Intercollegiate at The Grove (Oct. 26-28) by firing a 3-under 213 (75-70-68) ... consistently among the best in the field, placing sixth or better in over half of his tournaments (6 of 11) and in the top-30 nine times ... finished as the top OSU performer on six occasions, including a T-3rd effort to lead the Buckeyes to a Jack Nicklaus Invitational championship (Sept. 28-29) ... emerged as the best Buckeye and top-5 overall in the Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 21-22) and Gary Koch Invitational (Apr. 6-7) as well ... his T-4th showing (69-69-71) at the Windon Memorial Classic aided Ohio State's second-place team result ... concluded the year tying for fifth place overall in the NCAA New Haven Regional (May 14-16), saving his season-best for last with a 5-under 66 in the final round ... accumulated a team-high six rounds in the 60s and 13 total tallies under par ... ascended as high as No. 71 in the Golfweek national rankings, making the biggest jump of all Division-I players during the Fall semester ... an Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete selection.
2013-14 (Freshman Season): Averaged 75.18 strokes in 17 rounds played ... member of the lineup for five tournaments, posting a pair of top-30 finishes ... tied for 22nd place and tops among Buckeyes at the USF Invitational (March 2-4) with a 3-under 213 (75-67-71) ... earned a share of 28th place in the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate (Apr. 12-13) shooting 75-75-74--224 (+11) ... picked up a win and a tie in four matches at the Big Ten Match Play Championships (Feb. 14-16) ... registered a T-46th showing at the Rod Myers Invitational (Oct. 12-13) with three consecutive scores of 75 ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
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 ... involved in National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... majoring in finance.
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Buckeyes Bound for Big Ten Championships