JUNIOR ALL-STAR AT PENN STATE
Penn State Golf Course
State College, Pa. • June 27 - 30

Media Score STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- First Round results from the Junior All-Star at Penn State conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Penn State Golf Course.
Boys Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 6709. Rating: 72.4. Slope: 134
Girls Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: 5985. Rating: 74.8. Slope: 137

Boys Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Austin Connelly
2015
Irving, Texas 34-35--69
T2 Randall Herriott
2013
Brandywine, Md. 35-35--70
2 William Register
2014
Burlington, N.C. 36-34--70
T4 Tyler Olmsted
2015
Boyds, Md. 34-37--71
4 Luke Farley
2014
Durham, N.C. 35-36--71
T6 Yidong Zhang
2015
(Canada) Orlando, Fla. 34-38--72
6 Douglas Kulikowski
2014
Pittsford, N.Y. 34-38--72
6 Calvin Beckwith
2014
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 37-35--72
T9 Chris Yeom
2015
New Hyde Park, N.Y. 37-36--73
9 Kyle Sterbinsky
2015
Yardley, Pa. 37-36--73
9 Mert Selamet
2013
Dublin, Ohio 36-37--73
T12 Austin James
2013
Bath, Ontario 38-36--74
12 Matt Barto
2014
Leechburg, Pa. 37-37--74
12 Patrick McDonnell
2014
Pittsburgh, Pa. 39-35--74
T15 Conor Rodrigues
2014
Kingston, Ontario 36-39--75
15 Timothy Colanta
2015
Reunion, Fla. 36-39--75
15 Willis Huynh
2014
Syosset, N.Y. 38-37--75
15 Ethan DeForest
2014
Cottikill, N.Y. 37-38--75
15 Nathan Tenpas
2014
Chevy Chase, Md. 34-41--75
T20 Miguel Collado
2015
Xalapa, Mexico 39-37--76
20 John YounSung Kim
2014
(South Korea) Toronto, Ontario 39-37--76
20 Cole Berman
2014
Rosemont, Pa. 40-36--76
20 Zach Mosholder
2014
Tallmadge, Ohio 34-42--76
20 Eric Austin
2014
Northford, Conn. 39-37--76
20 Matthew Moore
2014
Pittsburgh, Pa. 37-39--76
20 Jake Shuman
2014
Needham, Mass. 35-41--76
20 Austin Koleszar
2013
Howell, Mich. 37-39--76
20 Steven DiLisio
2016
Swampscott, Mass. 38-38--76
20 Jonathan Rector
2015
Hendersonville, N.C. 35-41--76
T30 Wes Artac
2014
Kingwood, Texas 41-36--77
30 Will Bernstein
2014
New York, N.Y. 36-41--77
30 Jake Reilly
2015
Hershey, Pa. 36-41--77
30 Bennett Wisner
2014
Hampstead, Md. 37-40--77
30 Zach Stark
2013
Livingston, N.J. 36-41--77
30 Brandon Greenplate
2014
York, Pa. 39-38--77
30 Brett Pompeani
2014
Aliquippa, Pa. 39-38--77
30 Ross Robison
2014
Wilmington, N.C. 38-39--77
30 Jalen Griffin
2014
Ambler, Pa. 38-39--77
T40 Hartej Gill
2014
Monroe Township, N.J. 37-41--78
40 Evan Sommer
2013
Pittsburgh, Pa. 38-40--78
40 Chandler Morris
2016
Southbury, Conn. 41-37--78
T43 Bret Howey
2014
Nazareth, Pa. 42-37--79
43 Chad McCann
2015
Haymarket, Va. 41-38--79
43 Eamon Marone
2013
Belvidere, N.J. 40-39--79
43 Ryan Crissman
2014
Shreveport, La. 39-40--79
43 Sam Ignatuk
2013
Boonton, N.J. 41-38--79
T48 Thomas Fricke
2014
Haymarket, Va. 39-41--80
48 Nicholas Rencis
2015
Long Valley, N.J. 41-39--80
48 Andy Butler
2014
Lititz, Pa. 37-43--80
48 Aaron Persily
2014
Charleston, W.Va. 37-43--80
T52 David Kocher
2014
Charlotte, N.C. 38-43--81
52 Vincent Palazzolo
2014
Colts Neck, N.J. 38-43--81
52 Matt Holuta
2014
Indiana, Pa. 42-39--81
T56 David Hicks
2015
Cape May Court House, N.J. 42-40--82
56 Gilbert Chang
2015
Smithtown, N.Y. 40-42--82
T58 Benjamin Warner
2014
Weston, Mass. 41-42--83
58 Michael Herrera
2015
Houston, Texas 37-46--83
58 Buzz Ganow
2014
Haymarket, Va. 38-45--83
58 Brett Pusateri
2013
East Amherst, N.Y. 40-43--83
58 Colin Deery
2013
Lancaster, Pa. 42-41--83
T63 Parth Ahuja
2013
Monmouth Junction, N.J. 41-43--84
63 Sun Kim
2017
L'Ile-Perrot, Quebec 43-41--84
65 Frank Szucs
2013
Brookside, N.J. 40-45--85
T66 Zak Procida
2013
Pittsburgh, Pa. 41-45--86
66 Davis Holman
2014
Yorba Linda, Calif. 42-44--86
68 Justin Zheng
2015
Belle Mead, N.J. 42-45--87
69 Austin Rivet
2014
Howell, Mich. 43-46--89
70 Brian Carty
2014
Jamaica, N.Y. 44-48--92
71 Victor Adamson
2014
Silver Spring, Md. 48-49--97
72 Jack Klein
2016
Bethesda, Md. 51-50--101
-
Drew Lagan
2014
Roanoke, Va.
81-DQ - Rule 6-3a
-
Harrison Schreider
2013
Basking Ridge, N.J.
77-78-JWD
         
Girls Division
Name
Grad
Hometown
Score
1 Bryana Nguyen
2014
Columbia, Md. 33-35--68
2 Cheyenne Knight
2015
Aledo, Texas 33-39--72
T3 Abby Lim
2015
Tenafly, N.J. 37-36--73
3 Isabella DiLisio
2015
Hatfield, Pa. 37-36--73
5 Jackie Rogowicz
2015
Yardley, Pa. 34-40--74
6 Shannon Brooks
2015
Vienna, Va. 35-40--75
7 Julie Luo
2015
Centreville, Va. 38-38--76
T8 Jacqueline Setas
2014
East Lansing, Mich. 36-41--77
8 Landrie Grace
2015
Canton, Ohio 38-39--77
8 Emily Mills
2014
Farmingdale, N.J. 37-40--77
T11 Libby Thomas
2013
Midland, Texas 37-41--78
11 Binny Lee
2017
Frisco, Texas 39-39--78
T13 Anna Kim
2014
Broken Arrow, Okla. 39-40--79
13 Joey Walz
2015
Pittsburgh, Pa. 39-40--79
15 Lauren Waller
2015
Canonsburg, Pa. 42-40--82
16 Catherine McEvoy
2016
Riverside, Conn. 43-41--84
T17 Franca Hurtado
2016
Macungie, Pa. 44-42--86
19 Jordan McKelvin
2015
Westminster, Md. 45-42--87
20 Kelly Schwemmer
2013
Arnold, Md. 43-46--89
21 Jennifer Lee
2013
Rochester, N.Y. 44-46--90
22 Megan McLean
2016
Lebanon, N.J. 47-45--92
23 Courtney Shutt
2014
Dover, Ohio 45-48--93
24 Christian Arn
2016
Maysville, Ky. 43-54--97
-
Jane Hopkinson-Wood
2014
Pottstown, Pa.
86-88-JWD
 

Connelly Takes Early Lead in First Round of Junior All-Star at Penn State
Nguyen shoots lowest score of field at Penn State Golf Course

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Austin Connelly of Las Colinas, Texas, shot a 3-under-par 69 to finish the first round of the Junior All-Star at Penn State in the lead. Bryana Nguyen shot the lowest score of the entire field with a score of 4-under-par 68 and leads the Girls Division.

The Junior All-Star at Penn State is a 54-hole, stroke play event conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Penn State Golf Course — Blue Course in State College, Pa. The tournament field consists of 96 players, 72 boys and 24 girls, from 18 states, Mexico and Canada. The Boys Division is playing the par-72 course at 6,709 yards and the Girls Division is playing at 5,985 yards.

Fresh off of an AJGA win at the Junior All-Star at Hilton Head, Connelly had a solid first round. After starting with a bogey on No. 1, Connelly rallied back to have 5 birdies on the day.

“I was just hitting my driver and irons really well. I only missed three greens and I left myself a lot of opportunities,” Connelly said. “There is a lot of golf left to be played. I'm very happy, but I just need to keep it up.”

Finishing in second place for the round were Randall Herriott from Brandywine, Md., and William Register from Burlington, N.C., with scores of 2-under-par 70. Rounding out the top five for the Boys Division were Luke Farley of Hamilton, Mass., and Tyler Olmsted of Boyds, Md., tied for fourth with scores of 1-under-par 71.

Nguyen had an eagle on No. 9 to grab some momentum heading to the back nine. She finished strong on No. 17 with a 35-foot putt for birdie.

“I've never led an AJGA event and never shot under 70, so I feel great about today,” Nguyen said. “There are a lot of good girls out here, and I just want to keep it going for the rest of the week.”

Cheyenne Knight of Spring, Texas, finished the round with an even-par 72. Finishing with scores of 1-over-par 73 and tying for third place were Isabella DiLisio of Hatfield, Pa., and Abby Lim of Tenafly, N.J.

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For more information on the Junior All-Star at Penn State, contact Tournament Director Lindsay Dodge at (770) 365-1699 or visit the website at ajga.org.

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EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
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