Player: Austin Squires

2017-Austin Squires
Hometown: Union, KY
University: University of Cincinnati
Area of Study: Finance
Expected Graduation: 2019
Soldier Honored: Joshua M. McClimans

2016-17 Season (Sophomore):

  • Played in 13 tournaments, recording a school-record 71.92 stroke average in 38 rounds
  • Named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Year and a unanimous first team all-conference selection
  • Registered an AAC-best six top-5 finishes
  • Earned 11 top-25 finishes in 13 tournaments
  • Recorded 21 of 38 rounds with par or better scores
  • Became only the fifth player in school history to participate in the NCAA Tournament, tying for 21st place at 7-over 72-76-75=223 at the West Lafayette Regional – the highest finish by a Bearcat in school history
  • Carded an eagle on the 18th hole to win medalist honors at the Firestone Invitational, finishing with a career-low 11-under par 69-68-68=205
  • Tied for fifth at the American Championship at 1-over 72-68-74=214
  • Earned other top-5 finishes at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate (tied for third at 3-under 71-71-71=213); the Invitational at the Ocean Course (tied for fourth at 6-under 73-68-69=210); the Colleton River Collegiate (tied for fourth at 4-over 74-69-77=220); and the Old Waverly Collegiate (tied for fourth at 5-under 71-68=139)
  •  Named to the Dean’s List and Bearcats Academic Honor Roll during the fall and spring semesters.

2015-16 Season (Freshman):

  • Played in 10 tournaments, posting a 76.00 stroke average in 28 rounds
  • Registered four top 30 finishes, including a season-best eighth-place result at the Fossum Memorial at 2-over 74-73-69=216
  • Carded a single-round season-best 3-under 69 in third-round play at the Fossum Memorial
  • Tied for 15th at the Colleton River Collegiate 9-over 74-76-75=225
  • Tied for 29th at the American Championship at 13-over 77-73-77=227
  • Named to the Dean’s List and the Bearcats Academic Honor Roll during the fall and spring semesters.

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