Joe Young
Joe  Young


Geneva, Ill.

High School:

2005-06 Season (Junior):
  • Earned first career tournament victory, winning rain-shortened Butler Invitational.
  • Shot a career-best round of 70 at Butler.
  • Ranked third on squad with a 75.8 average.
  • Had pair of top-10 finishes in addition to win at Butler.
  • Shot a then personal-low 71 in final round of Rutgers Invitational.

    2004-05 Season (Sophomore):

  • Tallied season-average of 77.4 in 18 rounds of action.
  • Carded season-best round of 72 at the F&M Bank Invitational.
  • Earned top-five finish at the UC/UD Invitational.

    2003-04 Season (Freshman):

  • A six-tournament competitor, with a low finish of 16th at the Eastern Kentucky Spring Intercollegiate.
  • Matched team-low round of the season with a second round 71 at EKU.

    High School: A two-time state qualifier at Geneva High ... won regional championship as a senior, while being named to all-conference squad and the all-area Player of the Year ... a two-time team most valuable player ... served as captain during senior season.

    Personal: Born Sept. 29, 1985 ... son of Randy and Peggy Young.

    Academic Major: Construction management.

    Honors: BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team (2006), Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2004-05), Team's Scholar-Athlete of the Quarter (Spring 2006), Topcat Scholar (2004-06), Bearcat Scholar (2004-06).

    Young's Career Statistics

    YearRoundsStrokesAvg.Low Round
    Fall 200614107176.571