Hammer becomes first OSU Kepler champion since 2009
Hammer, a freshman from Denmark, sits atop leaderboard
Junior Boo Timko leads Buckeyes with an even 213 for 8th overall
Junior Boo Timko stands third individually, while the Buckeyes are nine-strokes back from first.
For the third time this season, the Buckeyes will travel to the state of North Carolina to compete
2014 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate
Fall 2013 (Sophomore Season): Competed in two tournaments as an individual and three team tournaments for the Buckeyes ... individual season-best finish came at the Windon Memorial where he took 14th and tallied a season-low 216 (70-71-75) ... also played at Northern Intercollegiate, Jack Nicklaus Invitational, Rod Myers Invitational, and Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.
2012-13 (Freshman Season): Saw action in 11 of 12 tournaments - 10 for team scoring and one as an individual ... came in fourth on the squad with a 75.24 stroke average ... 20 of 29 rounds counted towards team score ... five rounds under par ... led the squad to a team title at the Windon Memorial (Sept. 23-24) as he tied for eighth with a 219 (77-72-70) ... recorded a season-low 217 at the Marshall Invitational (Sept. 10-11) ... second round score of 69 marked a season-best 18 hole score ... top Buckeye at the Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 17-19) with a 220 ... came in tied for 12th at the Northwestern Spring Invitational (April 15-16) with a 221 (71-73-77).
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