Snyder and McDaniel conclude 2014-15 season at NCAA Regionals
Snyder in contention heading into final day of play
Junior cards lowest round of the season with a 5-under par, 66
McDaniel and Snyder tee off on Thursday in opening round of NCAA Regionals
Duo to compete in Lubbock, Texas at The Rawls Course
Photos from the final round of the 2014 SEC Championship in St. Simons Island, Ga., at the Sea Island Golf Club.
Photos from the second round of the SEC Championship in St. Simons Island, Ga., at the Sea Island Golf Club.
Kentucky won the 2014 Bluegrass Invitational on Sunday, April 13 at the University Club in Lexington, Ky.
First round action of the Bluegrass Invitational at the University Club in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
2014-15 (Junior): Led the Wildcats in every statistical category as a junior ... Fired a career-low 72.00 average in 35 total rounds during his third season ... Also posted career-bests of 18 par or better rounds and eight total top-20 finishes and four top 10s ... Earned selection as an individual to the NCAA Lubbock Regional where he placed in a tie for 39th after firing a season-low 66 in the opening round of action ... Carded a fourth place finish at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with rounds of 71-74-73 ... Notched a tie for 13th at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate which included back-to-back rounds of 71 to end the tournament ... Tied for ninth at the Schenkel Invitational and was under par during all three rounds ... Posted an 11th place finish at the Gary Koch Invite which included a second-round 68 ... Tied for 31st at the SEC Championships ... Captured the UK Bluegrass Invitational crown with rounds of 73 and 74.
2013-14 (Redshirt Sophomore): Turned in a career year for UK as he competed in all 12 tournaments, while ranking third on the team in scoring average at 72.94... Third on the team with four top-10 finishes and had seven total top 20 finishes... Finished the season with two top-five finishes at the SEC Championship and Bluegrass Invitational... Carded a 5-under par, 205, at the SEC Championship to tie for fifth place... His final round of 65 was a career best, while his three-day score of 205 also set a new career best... At the Bluegrass Invitational, he posted a 4-under par, 212, to tie him for fourth place and helping UK win the team title... Posted a 215 (68-75-72) at the Schenkel Invitational to tie for 10th place... In the season-opening tournament, the Northern Intercollegiate, he tied for ninth with a 217 (67-72-78).
2012-13 (Sophomore): Competed in all four fall tournaments before redshirting due to an injury ... Best tournament was a tied for eighth finish at the Saint Mary's Invitational, shooting even par with a 54-hole score of 216 (74 - 70 - 72).
Summer 2012: Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Amateur
2011-12 (Freshman): Put together a very strong freshman campaign, starting in each of Kentucky's final eight tournaments ... Had a season-low 54-hole total of 4-under-par 212 at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for second ... His 4-under-par 212 was second-best 54-hole total on the team ... Carded eight rounds of even- or under-par in his 29 rounds played ... Had two top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish at the Hootie at Bulls Bay, and tied for 10th at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate.
Summer of 2011: Came in sixth place at the Kentucky State Amateur with a 54-hole total of 217 (70, 71, 76).