UND Roster

2018-19 Men's Golf Roster

Kevin Conners


Height 5'11''
Class Junior
Hometown Downingtown, PA
High School Bishop Shanahan
Bio

SENIOR SEASON (2018-19)

  • Named a senior captain.
  • Averaged 75.92 strokes over 12 rounds spanning four tournaments.
  • Shot a low round of 70 and a low tournament score of 218 – both at the Fighting Irish Classic. His five-over par at the event marked his lowest score as well for the year.
  • Finished his career with a 75.09 stroke average spanning 67 rounds over 24 tournaments. Conners recorded five top-10 showing, including two in the top-five.

JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18):

  • Best finishes: 9th at Quail Valley (206, -10) // T-10th at Fighting Irish Classic (210, E)
  • Earned two top-10 finishes & three within the top-25
  • Low round score of 66 – Quail Valley 1st Rd
  • His -6 (66) tied Albin for the best round of the year
  • His -6 (66) also tied for the second best round all-time in program history
  • Low 54-hole score of 206 (-10) – Quail Valley
  • His -10 (206) was the second best 54-hole score on the year for the Irish and third best score all-time.
  • Averaged 72.95 strokes per round
  • Tied for third best fall average (72.33)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17):

  • Played in five tournaments, three as an individual.
  • Had one finish in the top-five and one in the top-10.
  • Medalist at the Battle at the Warren (April 15) with a 141 (+1).
  • Participated with the team in the Seattle U Redhawk Invitational (April 4) and the ACC Championship (April 22).
  • Had a hole-in-one on 17 at Chambers Bay during the second round of the Seattle U Redhawk Invitational (April 4).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16):

  • Played in eight tournaments, including four team starts (21 of 30 rounds overall, nine of 30 team rounds).
  • Finished the season with one top-five finish, one top-10, and two top-25 finishes.
  • Shot a season best three-over par 145 and tied for third overall in the Battle at the Warren (April 16th).
  • Placed 14th at the Notre Dame Kickoff Challenge (August 30th) by shooting a seven-over par 149 in his first career outing.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Team captain at Bishop Shanahan High School.
  • Ranked No. 34 in the 2015 class according to the Polo/American Junior Golf Association and Golfweek rankings as of October, 2014.
  • Has posted two career top 10 finishes at the PIAA State Championship, with a best result of third in 2014.
  • Earned a 12th place finish at the 2014 Spirit of America Invitational in Decatur, Alabama with a final score of 285 (74-71-70-70, +1).
  • Winner of the 2014 Golf Association of Philadelphia Christman Cup with a two-round total of 139 (72-69).
  • Claimed the 2013 PIAA Eastern Regional Championship by shooting a five-under-par 67.
  • Third place at 2013 PIAA district tournament after carding a 36-hole total of even par 144 (75-69).
  • Three-time first team all-area selection.
  • Three-time medalist (2012-14) at the Ches-Mont League Championship tournament.
  • Three-time Pennsylvania State Amateur qualifier (2012-14).
  • Runner-up at the 2013 AJGA Jos. A Bank/David Leadbetter Championship, finishing at three-under-par (68-71-71=210).
  • Third place at the 2013 AJGA Burgett H. Mooney Jr. Rome Classic (71-70-65=206, -7).
  • 2013 and 2014 AJGA/HP Scholastic Honor Roll recipient.
  • Has also earned three varsity letters in tennis and ice hockey at Bishop Shanahan.
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Community Service Corps.
  • AP Scholar.
  • Played 150 holes in the Dusk to Dawn Golf Marathon benefitting the J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship and helped raise more than $5,000.
  • Son of Kevin and Linda Conners.
  • Has three siblings, Erin, Cassidy and Ryan.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business majoring in finance.

CAREER STATISTICS: 

Year Tournaments Rounds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event
2015-16 8 21 6/12 1,633 77.76 70 (-1) 145 (+3) 227 (+13) T3rd (Battle at the Warren)
2016-17 5 13 3/6 955 73.46 68 (-2) 141 (+1) 216 (+6) 1st (Battle at the Warren)
2017-18 7 21 9/12 1,532 72.95 66 (-6) 206 (-10) 9th (Quail Valley Intercollegiate)
2018-19 4 12 2/3 911 75.92 70 (-1) 218 (+5) 44th (Northern Intercollegiate)
Career 24 67 22/36 5,031 75.09 66 (-6) 141 (+1) 206 (-10) 1st (’17 Battle at the Warren)