Player: Piercen Hunt

Piercen Hunt
Hometown: Calgary
University: University of Illinois
Graduation Year: 2024
Area of Study: Marketing
Soldier Honored: Jeremy A. Katzenberger

• All-Big Ten Second Team (2022)
• PING All-Midwest Region (2022)
• Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar (2022)
• Spring Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
SOPHOMORE - 2021-22
• Played in the lineup in all 12 tournaments
• Named to the All-Big Ten Second Team and PING All-Midwest Region
• Third on the team with a stroke average of 71.94, more than a full stroke better than his freshman average of 73.20
• Recorded top-20 finishes in six of 12 tournaments
• Won the first tournament of his collegiate career at the prestigious Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 17-19) after tallying career-low single-round scores of 68 (-4) in Rounds 1 and 3, and finishing with a career-best 54-hole tally of 209 (-7)
• Win at Isleworth was part of a stretch with three consecutive top-10 finishes including a tie for fourth at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 4-6), and a tie for seventh at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate (Feb. 14-15).
• Also closed the regular season with back-to-back top-10 finishes with a tie for ninth at the Boilermaker Invitational (April 9-10) and a tie for sixth at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate (April 23-24)
• Tied for ninth at the Big Ten Championship (April 29 - May 1)
• Ranked tied for second on the team with 19 rounds of par or better on the year
• Recorded nine rounds in the 60s, third-most on the team
• Placed as Illinois top finisher in two events, winning the Isleworth just two weeks after tying for fourth at the Blessings Collegiate
• Named B1G Golfer of the Week: Oct. 20, 2021