Player: Nick Dentino


Nick Dentino
Hometown: Carmel
University: Purdue University
Graduation Year: 2024
Area of Study: Accounting

2021-22
• Dentino appeared in eight events, playing 22 rounds for a stroke average of 73.36.
• Recorded seven rounds of even-par or better and had two rounds in the 60s.
• Finished fifth at the season-opening Washington County Individual in Wisconsin and was 22nd at the Boilermaker Invitational in the spring, playing as an individual.
• Named to the Academic All-Big Ten team.

2020-21
• Dentino appeared in seven events, amassing a 75.86 stroke average with three rounds of even par or better.
• Finished T-17 at the Boilermaker Invitational (76-71-69) for lone top-20 finish of season.
• Named to Academic All-Big Ten team.

2019-20
• Recorded one of the best freshman seasons in school history, setting the school record for stroke average by a freshman at 73.05 strokes per round.
• Posted five straight rounds of even-par or better, good for the ninth-longest streak in school history.
• Posted three top-20 and one top-5 finish, finished tied for second at the season-opening Island Resort Intercollegiate.
• Also finished T-16 at the Gopher Invitational and T-17 at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate.
• Led the team with 20 counted rounds (of a possible 21).
• Posted nine rounds of even-par or better, including four rounds in the 60s.
• Was second on the team with 233 pars.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Dentino had a strong high school career at Carmel, lettering four times.
• Led the team to the 2018 and 2019 Indiana State Championship. Squad was runner-up as a sophomore in 2017.
• Was the 2019 Indiana State Champion, winning in a playoff at 4-under par.
• Was named to the Indiana All-State team three times.
• Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach in 2018, winning medalist honors at his qualifying round.
• Won 2017 AJGA Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands.

PERSONAL
• Enrolled in the Krannert school of management with a major in accounting.
• Born April 8, 2000, in Indianapolis.
• Son of Greg and Valerie Dentino.
• Both of his parents attended Indiana University.
• Chose Purdue because of the "coaching staff, facilities, teammates and the academic reputation."