Men's Golf



    Chase Wright  
    Chase Wright

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Muncie, Ind.

    High School:
    Delta

    Height:
    5-10

    Birthdate:
    06/16/1989


    2011-12 (Senior):
    Finished his senior campaign with a team-best stroke average of 72.84 ... posted a top-25 finish in nine of 10 stroke play events, including six top-10 showings ... wrapped up his IU career with the fourth lowest scoring average in program history (73.30) ... tied for sixth at the Northern Intercollegiate after firing a 216 (74-74-68) ... finished runner-up at the Firestone Invitational with a 209 (72-68-69) ... recorded a 210 (70-69-71) at the Windon Memorial to finish tied for fourth ... tied for 10th at the prestigious Isleworth Collegiate Invitational after firing a 220 (73-77-70) ... posted a 1-1 record at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, followed by a 2-2 mark at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play ... tied for seventh at the Boilermaker Invitational with a 218 (74-72-72) ... posted a four-round total of 296 (72-74-75-75) to tie for eighth at the Big Ten Championships ... selected to the All-Big Ten First Team ... named to the PING All-Midwest Region Team ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2011 (Summer):
    Finished second at the Monroe Invitational with a score of 271 (68-71-65-67) ... fired a 285 (72-71-73-69) at the Indiana State Open to finish runner-up ... tied for eighth at the Northern Amateur after posting a 211 (66-76-69) ... tied for 24th at the Western Amateur after registering a 284 (70-73-68-73) ... advanced to the match play portion of the 2011 U.S. Amateur after posting a 139 (68-71) ... won his first round match in the U.S. Amateur against Jonathan Randolph of Brandon, Miss. before falling in the round of 32.

    2010-11 (Junior):
    Competed in each of the Hoosiers' 14 events, posting a season stroke average of 73.06, which is the 17th best single-season scoring average in school history ... will enter his senior season with the fourth lowest career average on the IU all-time list at 73.45 ... posted six top-10 finishes and nine top-25 showings ... opened the season with a tie for 15th at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate after posting a 221 (73-75-73) ... registered three straight finishes of sixth of better at the Firestone Invitational (6), Kiawah Island Intercollegiate (T4), and Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate (T4) ... posted two sub-70 rounds at the Border Olympics en route to finishing tied for eighth with a 210 (74-67-69) ... tied for fourth at the adidas Hoosier Invitational after carding a 212 (69-70-73) ... had an impressive performance at the Big Ten Championships, tying for fifth with a four-round total of 292 (74-74-75-69) and earning a spot on the All-Championship team ... won a Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... earned a spot on the PING All-Midwest Region team ... named to the Academic All-Big Ten team.

    2010 (Summer):
    Won the 2010 Indiana State Open with a score of 273 (71-68-67-67) ... finished tied for third at the Indiana Public Links with scores of 68 and 66 ... was the medalist at the U.S. Public Links Qualifier after firing rounds of 68 and 70 ... shot a 73 to advance at the U.S. Open Local Qualifier at Crooked Stick GC, and followed that up with scores of 69 and 72 at the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier.

    2009-10 (Sophomore):
    Started all 13 events, recording a 73.52 season scoring average in 33 rounds and a 5-2 individual match play record ... his 73.52 scoring average ranks 17th all-time in IU history ... enters the 2010-11 campaign with the fifth-lowest career average (73.70) ... named the Big Ten Golfer of the Week on April 7 after capturing medalist honors at the adidas Hoosier Invitational and leading IU to a 36-stroke victory ... his 204 final tally at the adidas Hoosier is the ninth-best three-round score in school history ... improved his score by two strokes each round, shooting subsequent totals of 70, 68, and 66 in the adidas Hoosier ... was a perfect 4-0 individually at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championships ... notched top-10 finishes at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate (9th) and Boilermaker Invitational (T-7th) ... also cracked the top-25 in the Windon Memorial Classic (T22nd) and Crooked Stick Invitational (T-20th) ... racked up 23 rounds of 75 or below ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2009 (Summer):
    A first alternate for the U.S. Public Links Championship ... advanced to the semifinals of the Indiana Golf Association (IGA)'s Match Play ... shot a two-over 69 in the IGA McDonalds Series 2 event at Wood Wind Golf Club ... also played in the IGA State Public Links Championship, posting scores of 70 and 68.

    2008-09 (Freshman):
    Third on the team with a 73.96 scoring average in 24 rounds; the second lowest ever for a freshman at IU and 19th-best season scoring average in school history regardless of class ... played as an individual at the BSU Cardinal Collegiate and adidas Hoosier Invitational, finishing in second and third place, respectively, with scores of 145 (two rounds) and 210 (three rounds) ... played a major role in the Hoosiers' team title at the first annual Big Ten Match Play Championship by winning two of three individual matches ... concluded his season by matching his season-low round of 70 on the final day of the NCAA Southeast Regional ... shot a 70 on five occasions, including three consecutive rounds at the adidas Hoosier Invitational ... combined with fellow freshman David Erdy to earn the 16th highest Freshman Class Impact Ranking according to Golfstat.

    Prep/Personal:
    A four-time Indiana All-State squad member ... finished as the Indiana state runner-up in both 2006 and 2008 ... notched a second place finish a the 2007 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Bluegrass Junior tournament with a 212 (73-69-70) ... carded a 212 at the Bluegrass in `06 as well, coming in at fifth place ... earned 2005 Rolex Junior All-America honorable mention ... won the AJGA Andover Open in 2005 with a 207 (68-70-69) ... shot rounds of 73 and 68 (141) at the 2005 AJGA Nike Junior, taking fourth place ... born on June 16, 1989 ... the son of Jay and Carmen Wright ... has a sister, Skyler ... intends to major in Sport Marketing and Management.


       

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