Graduating senior hopes to join ranks of recent successful professional Wildcats
Career: Improved each year during his Northwestern tenure ... Provided outstanding leadership and experience ... Prior to his senior season, ranked 58th nationally in the preseason Golfweek/Sagarin index.
2002-03: Led NU in two of the team?s 12 events ... Won the Rice Intercollegiate with a 7-under 209 ... Finished with the team?s third-best scoring average (73.57) ... Helped the Wildcats win their first Windon Memorial championship by shooting a 6-under 210, which was good enough for a second-place tie, four strokes behind teammate Tom Johnson ... Placed ninth at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational with a 3-under 210 ... Recorded top-20 finishes at the Kepler Intercollegiate (13th) and the Bruce Fossum-Spartan Invitational (20th) ... Finished 29th at the Inverness and 23rd at The Nelson ... Turned in five straight under-par rounds starting with the Windon.
2001-02: Played the best golf of his collegiate career in the final weeks of the spring ... Placed second at the Big Ten Championships with a 6-under-par 282 ... Turned in best round of the tourney and his career (6-under-par 66) in the Big Ten final round ... Finished two strokes behind Big Ten medalist Eric Jorgensen (Michigan State) ... Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team ... Also finished second at the Kepler Intercollegiate two events prior to the Big Ten Championships ... Followed up his Big Ten performance with a 17th-place showing (2-over 218) at the NCAA Central Regional Championships ... Two top-10 and one top-20 finishes ... Before the second-place finish at the Kepler, his best season showing came at The Prestige, where he placed 23rd (1-under 215) ... Qualified for 2002 U.S. Amateur Championships ... Placed second at the Illinois Open ... Named the 2002 Chicago District Golf Association (CDGA) Player of the Year.
2000-01: Saved his best for last, placing eighth at the Big Ten Championships in Urbana, Ill. ... Fired a 2-under-par 286 at Big Ten's ... Began the spring season by shooting a season-low round of 69 at the Mercedes-Benz Championships ... Played 31 of a possible 37 rounds ... Finished third on team in stroke average (74.94) ... Placed 17th at Ping Preview and 18th at The Prestige ... Made a double eagle 2 on the par-5 16th hole at the Knollwood Club during the Windon Memorial.
1999-2000: In his first round of collegiate golf, he shot a 2-under-par 70 at the Ping/Golfweek Preview ... Four of nine rounds even par or better ... Played in three of the four fall events finishing with a stroke aveage of 75.1 ... Best finish was a tie for 26th at the Ping/Golfweek Preview where he shot 70-79-71=220.
High School: 1998 Oregon Player of the Year ... Two-time all-state honoree ... Two-time first-team all-metro ... 1999 Metro League Player of the Year ... Competed in Oregon All-Star Classic for high school seniors ... Team won Oregon state title freshman and junior years ... Four-year honor roll student.
Personal: Born Scott Robert Harrington on 11/16/80 ... Son of Bob and Mary Harrington ... Communication studies major.