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Schedule

M. GOLF
Mar 25 - 9:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Kingsmill Intercollegiate - Day 1
M. GOLF
Mar 26 - 9:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Kingsmill Intercollegiate - Day 2
M. GOLF
Mar 27 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Kingsmill Intercollegiate - Day 3
M. GOLF
Mar 30 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Manor Intercollegiate - Day 1
M. GOLF
Mar 31 - 8:30 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Manor Intercollegiate - Day 2
M. GOLF
Apr 9 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Wildcat Invitational - Day 1
M. GOLF
Apr 10 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Wildcat Invitational - Day 2
M. GOLF
Apr 20 - 8:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 1
M. GOLF
Apr 21 - 8:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 2
M. GOLF
Apr 22 - 8:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
CAA Championship - Day 3
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UD Men's Golf BIO
Kieran Purcell
Player Profile:
Kieran Purcell 1862039
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.
High School: St. Peter's Prep
Major: Finance
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
• fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters
• has appeared in all 34 tournaments through his first three years
• has averaged 74.75 shots per round during his career, fifth lowest in UD history

2017-18 SEASON (MATCH BY MATCH STATISTICS)
• appeared in all 22 tournaments on the year
• ranked first on the team with a 74.28 stroke average 
• was the Blue Hens' top finisher three times 
• tied for 41st place with a 14 over par at the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational 
• was the Blue Hens' top finisher at the Cornell Invitational with an even par 67-70-76-213 to tie for seventh place 
• tied for sixth place with a one over par 68-74-75-217 at the Patriot Intercollegiate to help lead the Blue Hens to tie for a second place finish 
• shot a 70-71-72-213 for an even par and a 13th place finish at the Phoenix Invitational 
• led the Blue Hens with an eighth place finish at the Old Dominion Outer Banks Intercollegiate with a four under par 69-70-70-209
• fired a five over par 73-71-74-218 to tie for 13th place at the Bash at the Beach
• tied for 31st place finish with a 20 over par at the USF Invitational
• shot a 22 over par to tie for 90th place at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate
• tied for 10th place with a 10 over par 75-73-78-226 at the Manor Intercollegiate
• fired a 12 over par to tie for a 70th place finish at the Wildcat Invitational
• was the Blue Hens' top finisher at the CAA Championship with a 13 over par 80-74-75-229 to tie for 18th place

2016-17 SEASON (MATCH BY MATCH STATISTICS)
• appeared in all 11 tournaments on the season 
• ranked third on the team with a 74.04 average stroke round 
• earned the UD Team Charlie Horn Grinder Award
• was the Blue Hens' top finisher three times 
• recorded six top-20 finishes on the season 
• tied for 20th place in the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational to help lead Delaware to the tournament win 
• tied for sixth place as the top finisher in the Matthews Auto Collegiate Invitational with a five under par score of 68-71-139 
• led the Blue Hens with a sixth place finish at the Finegan Invitational with a two over par 75-71-146
• tied for 12th place at the Rhode Island Invitational Top Finisher 
• named to CAA Academic Honor Roll


2016 AMATEUR SEASON
• selected to MGA Player of the Year Honor Roll (Top 10)
• finished in eighth place for Overall Player of the Year for NY/NJ/CT
• named NJSGA Player of the Year and finished sixth for Overall Player of the Year for New Jersey
• finished fourth at the MGA Ike Championship with a 68-73-67-208 at Essex County CC
• semifinalist at the MGA Amateur at Fairfield CC
• placed third at the NJSGA Amateur at Montammy CC with a 72-71-77-69-289


2015-16 SEASON
• was the only Blue Hen to appear in all 12 tournaments during the year
• ranked second on the team with a 75.45 average round
• tied for third on the squad with three top-20 finishes
• led UD at the CAA Championship by tying for 14th place with a 10 over par 74-76-76-226
• tied for 19th place at the Navy Fall Classic with a four over par 75-71-146, and tied for 20th place at the Cornell Invitational
• earned the UD Charlie Horn Grinder Award


2014-15 SEASON

• competed in all 11 tournaments during his rookie year, ranking second on the team and 10th in a UD single season with a 74.63 average round
• finished in second place at the Cornell Invitational with a six over par 75-75-69-219
• tied for sixth place at the Cape Fear Intercollegiate with a five over par 76-71-74-221
• carded a two over par 68-78-146 to tie for 14th place at the Binghamton Fall Invitational
• his opening round 68 at the tournament was his lowest of the season
• fired a 72-76-148 to tie for 16th place at the Villanova Wildcat Invitational

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
• was the No. 1 golfer at St. Peter's Prep and named All-State during all four years
• became the first SPP golfer to qualify for the New Jersey Tournament of Champions three times
• recorded a 42-2-3 match play record during his career
• won the 2014 North Jersey Non Public High School Championship with a 70
• captured the 2014 Blue Devil Invitational • won the 2011 FDU Invitational North Jersey Open and tied for first in 2014
• led SPP to its first ever New Jersey state top 20 rankings by finishing sixth in 2013 and ninth in 2014
• won the 2013 New Jersey PGA Junior Championship and 2013 Pioneer Tour Championship
• qualified for the MGA Boys & Junior Championship five times
• semifinalist at the 2014 NJSGA Junior Championship
• member of the 2014 NJSGA Team
• 2013 Men's Club champion at Forest Hill Field Club, becoming the fifth member of his family to win the event
• finished second in the 2014 Arcola Cup at the MGA Men's Amateur
• qualified for the NJSGA Amateur in 2011-14
• qualified for the NJSGA Open in 2012 and 2014
• qualified for the 2014 MGA Open
• finished sixth at the NJSGA Tournament of Men's Club Champions

PERSONAL
Kieran Timothy Purcell
• born Jan. 6, 1996
• son of Patrick and Kathy Purcell
• has a younger sister, Alison
• father played golf at Delaware from 1986-89
• qualified for the U.S. Amateur in the summer of 2015
• finance major at Delaware with a minor in international business


CAREER STATISTICS

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2014-15 11 30 2239 74.63 68
2015-16 12 33 2490 75.45 70
2016-17 11 28 2073 74.04 68
2017-18 11 32 2377 74.28 67
TOTALS 45 123 9179 74.63
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