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 Hayden Ploeger

2016-17: Played in all four fall tournaments … Shot 156 (81, 75) during the first day of the Bridgestone Match Play tournament … Defeated HPU’s Brendan MacDougall (1 & 0) during the final round of match play … Shot 212 (73, 70, 69) at the Elon Phoenix Invitational (par-71) to tie for 23rd … Led the team with a 30th place tie at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (par-70) with a score of 224 (74, 77, 73) ... Tied for 61st at the East Bay Deli Classic with a score of 230 (72, 81, 77) to earn a share of the lead for PC.

2015-16: Played in four fall tournaments ... Tied for 24th at the par-70 Donald Ross Intercollegiate with a score of 217 (74, 70, 73) ... Shot 229 (75, 79, 75) at the Elon Phoenix Invitational to tie for 54th ... Tied for 26th at the par-70 Camden Collegiate Invitational with a score of 219 (75, 73, 71) ... Shot 160 (77, 83) at the Kiawah Classic to tie for 106th ... Played in six spring tournaments … Shot 232 (76, 75, 81) at the Wexford Intercollegiate to tie for 69th … Tied for 62nd at The Legacy Intercollegiate  with a score of 240 (76, 77, 87) … Shot 222 (77, 75, 70) at the Furman Intercollegiate to tie for 58th … Recorded the team's lone eagle on the 483-yard, par-5 hole No. 6 during round two … Tied for 64th at the 3M Augusta Invitational with a score of 229 (70, 81, 78) … Shot 230 (78, 73, 79) at the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational to tie for 78th … Tied for 30th at the 2016 Big South Championship with a score of 227 (77, 79, 71) … Named the 2016 Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

2014-15: Played in all five fall tournaments ... Tied for 52nd at the Rees Jones Invitational with a three-round score of 241 (79, 77, 85) ... Tied for 81st at the Firestone Invitational at 236 (78, 80, 78) ... Tied for 47th at the par-70 Donald Ross Intercollegiate at 151 (76, 75) ... Led the team with a collegiate-best 215 (71, 70, 74) (+5) and 13th place tie at the par-70 Camden Invite ... Shot 222 (79, 68, 75) to tie for 24th at the Kiawah Classic ... Shot a single round collegiate best of 68 (-4) at the Kiawah Classic ... Played in four spring tournaments ... Tied for 88th at the shortened Wexford Intercollegiate at 166 (85, 81) ... Tied for 83rd at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate (par-70) with a score of 228 (79, 73, 76) ... Tied for 75th at the Furman Intercollegiate at 230 (72, 80, 78) ... Shot a collegiate-best 218 (71, 72, 75) at the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational, playing as an individual ... Named to the 2015 Big South All-Academic Team.

2013-14:  Played in one fall tournament ... Shot 151 (72, 79) to tie for 34th at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate ... Played in three spring tournaments ... Shot 153 (74, 79) at the Cliffs Intercollegiate to tie for 21st as an individual ... Shot 225 (74, 77, 74) to tie for 64th as an individual at the Coca-Cola Invitational ... Tied for 31st shooting 230 (77, 75, 78) at the Big South Championship.

High School: Played four years at South Aiken HS for Drew Jernigan and John Arbaugh ... Multisport athlete who also swam two years ... Best round was 68 at the Rob Perry Championship in 2012 ... All-Region his sophomore and senior year ... Won the Outback HS Tournament his junior year (73) ... All-State his junior and senior year ... Led his team to a AAAA State Championship in 2013 with an 8th place finish (71, 80, 74) ... Palmetto Fellow.

Personal: Hayden Ploeger was born on November 6, 1994 to Andrew and Cynthia Ploeger ... Has two brothers, Jonathan and Ethan ... Majoring in chemistry.

Height: 6'0"
Weight: 145
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aiken, SC
High School: South Aiken HS