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Ollie Schniederjans

Ollie Schniederjans - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2015
Experience 4VL
Height 6-1
Weight 168
Hometown Powder Springs, Ga.
Last School Harrison
Ollie Schniederjans - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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Named ACC Player of the Year both as a junior and a senior, the sixth player on conference history to repeat, and a first-team All-American both years … Ascended to No. 1 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings in June of 2014 and held that position through the summer and fall … A semifinalist for the 2015 Ben Hogan Award and the Haskins Award … Named to the U.S. team for the Palmer Cup in 2014 and 2015, compiling a 6-2 record … Named to the Global Golf Post All-Amateur team for 2014 … Three-time All-American and three-time All-ACC selection … In 55 career events, had 27 top-10 finishes, including 17 top-5s and six wins … Career scoring average of 70.96, No. 2 in Tech history behind the 70.69 set by Bryce Molder … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll five times, and to the ACC All-Academic Golf team three times … Came to Tech as one of the nation’s top junior players, graduated early from Harrison High School and entered Tech in January of 2011 (sat out the spring season) … Named recipient of the Mark H McCormack Medal in August, 2014 as the world’s No. 1-ranked amateur player for the 2013-14 year … With it came exemptions into the 2015 U.S. Open and the Open Championship … Also played the 2015 Valspar Championship on the PGA Tour on an exemption for winning the Valspar Invitational at Floridian in 2014 … Named Georgia Tech’s outstanding male student-athlete across all sports for 2013-14 and the recipient of the Bobby Dodd Scholarship signifying that.

2014-15: Tournament Results

Named first-team All-American by the GCAA and Golfweek magazine for the second straight year, and also named to the All-Nicklaus Team by the GCAA for the second straight year … Voted ACC Player of the Year for the second time and to the All-ACC team for the third time … Went 3-1 for the USA in the Palmer Cup … Missed one spring event when he played in the PGA Tour Valspar Invitational, and played poorly in Tech’s first event after that (T63 at the Valspar Collegiate), but otherwise enjoyed a tremendous spring with a T11 at Puerto Rico and top-10 finishes in four consecutive events (T6 at Mason Rudolph, T3 at Robert Kepler, 4th at ACC Championship, T7 at NCAA Regional) before the NCAA Championship … Scoring average is a team-best 70.51 over 37 rounds, with nine top-10 finishes in 12 events overall … Ranked No. 8 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 9 in Golfstat … Picked up where he left off last spring and summer by capturing a 2-stroke victory at the Carpet Capital Collegiate to open the fall season … 12-under 204 total included a second-round 64, which included a hole-in-one … Finished solo third at the DICK’S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup, shooting 67-67 in his final two rounds, and won a 3 & 2 decision over Vanderbilt’s Hunter Stewart in the Conference Challenge portion of the event … Tied for second at the Jerry Pate National Collegiate, and tied for sixth at the U.S. Collegiate Championship … Tied for second again at the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational where he shot a career-best 199 to finish 17 strokes under par.

2014 Summer Highlights: Won the Mark H McCormack Medal after finishing the summer as the world’s No. 1-ranked amateur player … Received an exemption to the Air Capital Classic on the Tour and tied for 5th place (-13) … Went 3-1, best record among the 20 competitors, in the Palmer Cup at Walton Heath in England … Tied for 33rd in a British Open qualifier at Sunningdale, England … Received an exemption to the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen and tied for 41st (-1) … Tied for 24th in stroke play (-1) at the U.S. Amateur and reached the round of 16, defeating Matt Teesdale of Temple in the first round and Sam Burns of Shreveport, La., in the second round … Lost to Gunn yang of San Diego State in the round of 16.

2013-14: Tournament Results

First-team All-American by both the GCAA and Golfweek magazine, and to the All-Nicklaus team by the GCAA … Also named an All-America Scholar by the GCAA … Voted ACC Player of the Year and made the All-ACC team for the second time … Named ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for golf and made the ACC All-Academic team for the second time … Named to the U.S. team for the Palmer Cup matches in June, and was one of three finalists for the Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus Awards … Runner-up after a three-hole playoff for the NCAA individual championship after tying Stanford’s Cameron Wilson over 54 holes (210, -6) … Highest ranked player in the ACC (No. 4 in Golfstat and No. 3 in Golfweek/Sagarin) … Is 61-20-4 vs. top 25 players according to the Sagarin ratings, 123-35-4 vs. the top 50 … Won three tournaments outright (USCC, Valspar, ACC Championship) this year, shared medalist honors (Carpet Capital, Robert Kepler) in two others … First Tech player ever to win five tournaments in one year (previous best was four by David Duval in 1992-93, Stewart Cink in 1994-95 and Troy Matteson in 2001-02 … Had three other top-5 finishes (Tar Heel Intercollegiate, Brickyard Collegiate, NCAA Raleigh Regional) and one other top-10 (Puerto Rico Classic) … Shot 12-under-par 201 (three 67s) to set a career best 54-hole score at the Valspar, which also earned him an exemption into the 2015 PGA Tour Valspar Invitational … Named ACC Golfer of the Month and Southern Golf Association National Amateur of the Month for April … Finished under par in every event except the SHC Masters (+6), and 29 of his 39 rounds were under par … Went 10-under-par 206 to win the USCC … Finished 12th or higher in every event except the Amer Ari Invitational (T30) … Has finished T15, T8 and 2nd in his NCAA regional starts, as well as T8 and 2nd in NCAA Championship stroke play … Stroke average was an ACC-leading 69.51 in 36 rounds, second-best in Tech history… Broke Bryce Molder’s mark of subpar rounds with 29 … His 71.11 career mark over 107 rounds also ranks No. 2 … Tabbed to play in the Master of the Amateurs event at Royal Melbourne in Australia the first week of January, 2014.

2013 Summer Highlights: One of three Tech players to qualify for the U.S. Amateur from the Capital City Club Crabapple, finishing second … Did not advance to match play … Runner-up at The Dogwood Invitational (-21) … T3 at U.S. Amateur qualifier (-2) at Capital City Club-Crabapple … 4th at the Southern Amateur (-11), one shot out of a playoff … 8th at Northeast Amateur (E) … T10 at the Players Amateur (-4) … T27 at Sunnehanna Amataur.

2012-13: Tournament Results

Third-team All-American by the GCAA and Golfweek magazine … All-ACC selection for the first time … Earned automatic GCAA All-America recognition with his T8 finish in the NCAA Championship stroke play … Finished spring No. 15 in the Golfstat Cup rankings and was rated 29th nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index … Lifted Tech to victory over UNLV in the NCAA Match Play quarterfinals with a 19-hole victory over Kevin Penner … Second on the team and fifth in the ACC with a 71.3 stroke average in 35 rounds … Played his last six rounds of the spring, and eight of the last nine, under par … Nine top-20 finishes this year (14 for his career), team-high six top-10s … T2 at Puerto Rico Classic is his best of the year … T10 at ACC Championship (213), was T2 after 36 holes but shot closing 77 … T10, T16, T10, T19 and T8 at Tech’s last four events (Linger Longer, Gary Koch, ACC, NCAA regional, NCAA finals) with 378-54 head-to-head record and cumulative -13 score … T5 (-1) at the Patriot All-American Invitational in late December.

2012 Summer Highlights: Won U.S. Amateur qualifier at Piedmont Driving Club (-10) … Tied for 25th in U.S. Amateur stroke play (74-67), then lost to Adam Schenck of Vincennes, Ind., 2&1, in the first round … Tied for 6th at the Dogwood Invitational … T9 at the Southern Amateur after holding 1st round lead … T38 at the Northeast Amateur … T41 at the Players Amateur … T47 at the Sunnehanna Amateur.

2011-12: Tournament Results

Played in 11 events, eight as a counting member of the squad … Five top-20 finishes, including a T6 at the fall Brickyard Collegiate and a T7 at the ACC Championship, his highest finishes of the year … Stroke average of 72.8 was sixth on the team (72.2 in 21 spring rounds) … Ranked 130th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index, No. 177 in the Golfstat Cup … T15 on his first NCAA regional event (3-over 219) … Finished the fall with a 73.7 stroke average over 12 rounds … Posted the team’s second best score in the Carpet Capital Collegiate at 2-under-par … Finished 6th in the Brickyard Collegiate while shooting 2-under par as Tech placed 1st.

2011 Summer Highlights: Tied for 4th at the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier in Ball Ground, Ga. (won playoff for 2nd alternate) … Tied for 11th at the Sunnehanna Amateur in Johnstown, Pa. (278, -2) … Tied for 17th at the Canadian Amateur in Winnepeg, Manitoba … (285, +1) … Tied for 20th at the Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta (280, -8) … Tied for 22nd at Southern Amateur in Tampa, Fla. (285, +1) … 54th at the Northeast Amateur (287, +11).

Amateur Golf: Won the 2009 Jones Cup Invitational … Tied for 10th at the 2010 Dogwood Invitational … T-10 at the 2011 Terra Cotta Invitational at Naples, Fla.

Junior Golf: A 2010 first-team All-American by the American Junior Golf Association and ranked No. 4 in the nation by both the Junior Golf Scoreboard and Golfweek/Sagarin Index at the time of his enrollment at Tech … Ranked as high as third nationally … Posted 14 top-10 finishes in junior events over the last two calendar years before his arrival at Tech … Among those performances was a third-place finish at the 2010 Junior PGA Championship, fourth at the 2010 AJGA Polo Junior Classic, and eighth at the AJGA Junior Players Championship … Since 2005, he logged 42 top-10 finishes in the events in which he has participated and won five times.

High School: Graduated in the fall of 2010 from Harrison High School in Kennesaw, Ga., where he was teammate of former Tech golfer James White … Three-year letterwinner in golf, served as team captain as a senior … Led Harrison to a share of the 2010 AAAAA state championship, and along the way defeated Etowah and teammates Anders Albertson by 17 strokes to win the region 5-AAAAA title … Also won the state title in 2008.

Personal: Full name is Ollie Frank Schniederjans … Born June 15, 1993, in Dallas, Texas … Son of Oliver and Linda Schniederjans … Also has lived in North Andover, Mass. … Two younger brothers, Ben, a pitcher on the Tech baseball team, and Luke … Had four holes-in-one in 2007 … Graduated May 2 with his bachelor’s degree in management.

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