Nick Dennis
Nick Dennis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waterford, Mich.

High School:
Brother Rice

Height:
5-9

2013-14: Enjoyed a stellar junior season, owning a career-best and team leading 73.8 stroke average in 30 rounds of action...Named to the Missouri Valley All-Conference Team...Honored as the Valley's Men's Golfer of the Week after a stretch that saw him tie for tenth at the John Dallio Memorial (70-77-79=226) and lay claim to medalist honors at the Cleveland State Invitational, finishing play with a 206 (71-66-69), highlighted by a career-best 66 in the second round...Took second (69-73=142) at the Green Bay Invitational...Tied for sixth at the D.A Weibring Intercollegiate with a 216 (72-70-74) as Loyola captured the team championship at the event...Recorded top-ten finishes during the spring season at the Bradley Spring Invitational (T-4th) and the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (9th)...MVC Scholar-Athlete selection.

2012-13: Competed in 28 rounds during the season, finishing with a 77.5 average...Tied for 19th at the University of Dayton Invitational (75-74)...Top three-round score came at the John Dallio Memorial when he fired a 231 (77-78-76) as he secured a top-25 finish on the individual leaderboard...For the second consecutive year, was impressive at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Collegiate Classic, collecting a 12th-place finish with a 227 (74-78-75)...Had his finest showing of the spring season at the Horizon League Championship when he shot a 222 (72-76-74) that earned him a tie for third-place overall...Named to the Horizon League Championship All-Tournament Team.

2011-12: Made an immediate impact as a freshman, competing in all 30 rounds and posting a 76.7 average...shot even-par on four occasions and claimed four top-ten finishes...burst onto the scene by placing sixth with a 219 (73-74-72) at the season-opening Fairway Club Invitational hosted by the University of Nebraska...followed that up with a tie for ninth at the John Piper Intercollegiate (78-72-72=222)...did not have a round over 79 during the fall season...was impressive at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Invitational, grabbing sixth place with a 220 (73-72-75)...named to the Horizon League Championship All-Tournament Team after tying for sixth place with a 227 (77-74-76) as Loyola claimed its first-ever league crown...fired a 79 in the opening round at the NCAA regional in Norman, Okla.

High School: During his senior season, compiled a 73.3 scoring average and finished tied for fourth with a 146 (72-74) at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state tournament...at one point, was the No. 1 ranked player in the state of Michigan...placed sixth at the 2010 state tournament with a 144 (75-69)...qualified for the 2010 Michigan Amateur with a 71, but missed the cut into match play by a mere four strokes...All-Catholic League and All-Oakland County selection...two-time all-state super team honoree...finished 11th with a 54-hole score of 216 (69-78-69) at the 2010 Michigan Junior Amateur...earned a second-place showing with a 138 (68-70) at the Treetops Resort Qualifier on the Golfweek Junior's Series.

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Dennis' Career Statistics

Year
Rounds
Strokes
Avg.
Low
2011-12
30
2,300
76.7
72
2012-13
28
2,170
77.5
72
2013-14
30
2,215
73.8
66
Totals
88
6,685
76.0
66