NIU's 290 was the best round at a MAC championship since 2007
Advanced to the Regional Qualifying round of the 2015 U.S. Open after tying for seventh at the Northern Ohio Golf Association (NOGA) Local Qualifying round of the U.S. Open.
2014-15: • Competed in ten tournaments, recording a 76.33 scoring average • Posted three low rounds with a score of 70 in the first and second rounds at the Talis Park Challenge (Mar. 15-16) and in the first round of the Liberty Spring Invitational (Apr. 10-11) • Posted a season best finish of 12th at the Liberty Spring Invitational with a 54-hole score of 216 • Placed T26th at the MAC Championships with a 72-hole score of 300
2013-14: • Played in three tournaments, recording a 78.0 scoring average • Did not compete in the spring season following surgery • Posted a season-best finish of T33rd at the Badger Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1), carding a 54-hole total of 226.
2012-13: • Competed in five events • Tied for 52nd at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate • Earned his first top 10 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, where he tied for fifth • Fired a three-under 67 in the first round en route to that finish • Tied for 43rd at the Pinetree Intercollegiate • Compiled a 1-2 record at the MAC Match Play event • Finished second on the team with a 75.8 scoring average.
2011-12: • Competed in two fall tournaments for the Huskies • Tied for 32nd in his collegiate debut at the Northern Intercollegiate • Closed with a three-over 75 to tie for 63rd at the St. Mary's Invitational • Recorded a 77.3 scoring average for the season.
Prep: • Four-year varsity letterman at Marietta High School • Named Boys Ohio High School Athletic Association Southeastern District Division I Co-Player of the Year in 2008-09, and earned solo honors in 2010 • Recognized on the First-Team All-Southeastern Ohio Athletic League team in 2008-10 • Captured Second-Team All-Ohio accolades in 2010, the first golfer from Marietta to do so • Featured on the all-conference team four straight seasons • Holds the highest individual winning percentage in Marietta's history.
Personal: • Business major • Son of Jim and Kim Huggins • Qualified for the 2009 U.S. Amateur after posting a runner-up finish at Coldstream CC in Cincinnati • Tied for 214th in a field of 312, tallying an 80 and 76 at the 2009 U.S. Amateur at Southern Hills • Tied for 63rd at the 93rd Western Junior at Blue Mound in 2010 • Won the 2010 AJGA Junior at Quad Cities, winning a sudden-death playoff at Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club • Vice President of his junior and senior class at Marietta • Donates time as a classroom volunteer at Putnam School • Member of Marietta's environmental awareness and math clubs.
CAREER STAT LINE
Through Spring 2015
10/16/2012 at Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (T5), 4/10/2015 at Liberty Spring Invitational (12)
10/16/2012 at Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (T5)
Best Tournament Finish
10/16/2012 at Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational
Lowest Tournament to Par
3/16/2015 at Talis Park Challenge
Lowest Round to Par
10/15/2012 at Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, 1st Round