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    Matt Denison
    Matt Denison

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Northbrook, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbrook North

    Last College:
    Lehigh University

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185



    2009-10: Played in two events, averaging 78.17 strokes per round ... Recorded a season-low score of 1-over 72 during the second round at Northwestern's Windon Memorial Classic in October ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09: Played in five tournaments during the year, four as a member of NU's team lineup ... Suffered an injury during the second half of the season ... Best finish of the year with a 50th-place effort at the CordeValle Collegiate ... Helped NU to victories over Purdue and Iowa at the Big Ten Match Play Championship with wins of 4 and 3 and 1UP, respectively ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Competed in seven events and posted a 76.65 stroke average ... Best finish came in NU's Windon Memorial Classic where he placed 22nd with a 3-over 216 (70-73-73) ... Competed individually in the Windon ... Placed 23rd at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge ... Carded an even-par 72 in the second round of the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge ... Partook in three spring events, including two (General Hackler Championship and Western Intercollegiate) as an individual and not part of the team contingent ... Posted a season-best score of 70 during round three of the CordeValle Collegiate, improving 12 strokes from the first round.

    2006-07 (At Lehigh): In nine events, Denison finished in the top-five once, top-10 four times and in the top-20 five times ... Member of the all-Patriot League team ... Earned Lehigh's Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete Award ... Earned Patriot League golf academic honor roll ... Made Lehigh's Dean's List.

    High School: Captain of men's golf team, earned three letters ... Finished with a scoring average of 74.1 ... Finished second place in his conference, third place in Regionals and Sectionals ... Named all-conference, Pioneer Press all-area ... Named team's MVP ... Finished in the AIGA top 20 two times ... Tied for second place at the Illinois State Junior Amateur Tournament ... Ranked third in Illinois by Golfweek/Titleist as a senior ... National Honors Society Vice President ... Finished on the honor roll all four years ... Student Advisory Board President ... Senior class treasurer ... Lettered in hockey twice, track once.

    Personal: Born Matthew Mueller Denison ... Son of Jeanne and Tom Denison ... Father swam at Dartmouth College ... Majoring in economics with a minor in business institutions.

    Denison's Career Statistics (NU Only)

    Year         Rounds     Strokes     Average     Low
    2007-08      20         1533        76.65       70
    2008-09      15         1176        78.40       72
    2009-10       6          469        78.17       72
    Career       41         3178        77.51       70