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    Ravi Patel
    Ravi Patel

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Neuqua Valley

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 135



    Season Rounds Strokes Average Low
    2007-08 13
    1,003
    77.15
    72
    2008-09 22
    1,668
    75.82
    71
    2009-10 9 690 76.67 72
    2010-11 12 892 74.33 70
    Career 56 4,253 75.95 70

    2010-11: Competed in four tournaments during the regular season, two in the fall and two in the spring ... Academic All-Big Ten ... In 12 stroke play rounds, compiled a 74.33 stroke average for the year to rank third on the team ... Earned a career-best seventh place finish at the FAU Spring Break Invitational (March 25-27) playing as an individual ... Established a career-best score of 2-under 70 in the first round of the tournament before matching it again in the final round for a 2-under 214 ... Finished 40th at the season-opening Wolf Run Intercollegiate (Sept. 11-12) while playing in the team lineup before competing as an individual at NU's own Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 26-27) ... Shot second-round scores of 1-over 72 in both of those events ... Also competed as an individual at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational in the spring.

    2009-10: Appeared in three events, averaging 76.67 strokes per round ... Completed one tournament in the top-20, coming in 14th at Northwestern's own Windon Memorial Classic ... Posted a season-low round of 1-over 72 at that event ... Competed as an individual in the Windon and the Barona Collegiate Cup ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09: Played in seven tournaments during the season, six as a member of Northwestern's team lineup ... Played in all four of the Wildcats' fall tournaments, entering the lineup in the Olympia Fields CC/Fighting Illini Invitational, The Prestige at PGA WEST and the CordeValle Collegiate ... Was an individual for NU's home Windon Memorial ... Best finish was a 27th-place effort at the FAU Spring Break Championship which featured a second-round score of even-par 71 ... Concluded the year with a 75.82 stroke average ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Played in two fall tournaments, the Wolf Run Intercollegiate and Windon Memorial Classic ... Placed 57th at the Wolf Run and 40th in NU's home event ... Shot a 1-over 72, his best round of the season, in the second round of the Windon ... Played in five total events, posting a 77.15 stroke average ... Scored a fifth place finish at the Jacksonville Dual Match, shooting a 73 ... Shot a 74 during the second round of the Big Ten Championships.

    High School: Won the 2007 Illinois State Amateur (-11), becoming the youngest player in state history to capture the title ... Top-ranked junior in Midwest and Illinois ... Finished in the top-15 at five AJGA events ... Earned victories at the 2006 AJGA Midwest Players Junior Championship and the 2006 FCWT Cog Hill Classic ... Qualified in 2005 and 2006 for the USGA Junior Amateur and advanced to the match-play portion in 2006 ... Named top player in Illinois by Junior Golf Scoreboard and ranked second in the Midwest by Golfweek Magazine ... All-state and team MVP as a high school freshman and became school's first player to advance to state in golf ... Did not play the next three years at the prep level due to IHSA rules ... Academic all-conference selection ... FCWT All-American (twice) ... Indian Prairie Scholar ... Academic Excellence Award all four years ... Coached by Spike Grosshuesch.

    Personal: Born Ravi S. Patel ... Son of Shailesh and Jaimini Patel ... Qualified for the 2008 Nationwide Tour Bank of America Open at the Glen Club ... Qualified for the 2008 USGA Public Links and 2008 U.S. Amateur Championship ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship for the second time in 2010 ... Majoring in economics.