Men's Golf

    NCAA Spotlight on Drew Allenspach

    Go Hoosiers! Freshman Drew Allenspach was Indiana's honoree for the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Freshman Drew Allenspach was Indiana's honoree for the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.
    Go Hoosiers!

    May 10, 2006

    As the Indiana men's golf team prepares for its third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, IUHOOSIERS.com will take a look at the five members of the lineup that will compete in the East Regional.

    The Hoosiers will participate out East for the second straight season at the Lake Nona Golf Club in Orlando on Thursday-Saturday, May 18-20. The University of Central Florida and the Central Florida Sports Commission will serve as hosts of the regional.

    Following freshman Jorge Campillo, who occupies the No. 1 position, is freshman Drew Allenspach at No. 2.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2005-06)
    Indiana's honoree for the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... one of three Hoosiers to compete in all 12 tournaments this season ... tied for second on the team with a 73.86 scoring average ... shared fourth as the Hoosiers earned their second title of the season at the Fossum/Spartan Invitational ... posted a career-low 215 (72-70-73) at the event ... tied for 16th with 226 (74-74-78) at the Kepler Intercollegiate ... netted the best finish of his career as he tied for second at the Boilermaker Invitational at 220 (75-71-74) ... shared 11th following rounds of 71 and 77 at the rain-shortened Pinehurst Intercollegiate ... recorded back-to-back top 25s after tying for 25th at the Orange County National and sharing 24th at the Santa Anita/NT Classic ... participated in all five tournaments (15 rounds) during the fall season and never finished outside the top 30 ... 73.47 fall scoring average ranked third on the team ... claimed best finish with a tie for 18th at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge at 219 (72-70-77) ... shared 22nd at the NCAA Central Regional Preview, his first collegiate tournament, with 221 (73-71-77) ... collected a tie for 23rd with 216 (69-71-76) at the Xavier Invitational ... his opening-round 69 was his best round of the fall ... at the Wolverine Intercollegiate, strung together rounds of 71, 72 and 73 (216) to tie for 26th place ... garnered a share of 28th place at the Gopher Invitational with 230.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Claimed medalist honors at the 2005 AJGA Fidelity Investment Junior Championship with 212 (68-71-73) ... posted a runner-up showing at the 2005 AJGA Junior at the Woodlands at 142 (72-70) ... 280 (70-67-72-71) was good for 10th place at the 2005 Western Junior Championship ... finished 23rd at the 2005 AJGA Footjoy Championship with 287 (72-69-77-69) ... led Fort Bend Elkins High School to the 5A state championship in 2003 ... tied for sixth as an individual at the 2002 state championship and tied for 15th in 2004 ... netted a 20th-place finish at the 2004 Columbus Junior ... finished 24th at the 2004 OSSO Junior at Oak Tree ... ended the 2004 PING Harvey Penick Junior in 25th place ... carded a 210 (71-71-68) en route to a seventh-place finish at the 2004 Bubba Conlee National Junior ... gained third-place finishes at the 2004 Texas Junior Golf Tour (TJGT) Fish Creek (72-77) and at the 2003 Future Collegiate World Tour (FCWT) Bear Creek East Junior Golf Championship (77-70) ... born on June 18, 1986 ... plans to study business ... parents Mike and Melissa Allenspach ... one sister, Hillary ... his uncle Mark Allenspach lettered at Indiana from 1978-80, playing in 25 rounds during his career.

     

     

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