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Ashton Poole
Ashton  Poole

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Charlotte Country Day


Virginia
2016-17 (RS Freshman)

• Redshirted the season

2015-16 (Freshman)
• Came on strong in the spring to earn spot in postseason lineup
• Placed 45th at NCAA Regional with career best score of at +1, 217
• Shot career-best 69 in second round of NCAA Regional
• Was 125th at NCAA Championships
• Cracked the lineup for UVA's fall opener at the Northern Intercollegiate and placed 66th in his collegiate debut
• Played in seven tournaments in the spring
• Was the third-place finisher at Longwood's Manor Invitational, a non-team scoring event
• Ended regular season with a 27th-place showing at Wolfpack Intercollegiate where he posted his previous best tournament score (+8, 221) and best single round (-1, 70)
• Was 46th at ACC Championships (+11, 227)

Junior / Amateur Golf
• 2014 US Junior Amateur Participant (tied for 60th)
• 2014 Carolinas Golf Association All-State Team
• Was 12th at 2015 Carolinas Junior Championship
• Tied for 10th at Carolinas Georgia Championship
• Also tied for 10th at 2014 Mid-Atlantic Amateur

High School/Personal
• Played for coach Bob Plyler at Charlotte Country Day and coach Whit Morgan at Episcopal High School
• 2013 VISAA State Player of the Year
• A four-time all-conference selection
• Captain of Episcopal High School Team Sophomore Year
• Captain of Charlotte Country Day School team Senior Year
• Alexandria City Player of the Year
• Four-year letterman in golf
• Parents are Frances and Edward
• Father played college football at North Carolina
• Mother is a 1990 UVa graduate
• Has one younger sibling: Vaughan
• Born in New York City

Ashton Poole's Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2015-2016 23 1730 75.22 69


Ashton Poole's Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 3rd, Manor Individual, March 26, 2016
Career Top-10 Finishes: 1
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 217, NCAA Regional, May 16-18, 2016
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 69, NCAA Regional, May 17, 2016

2015-16 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 12-13 Northern Intercollegiate 77-83-79 +21 239 66 5
March 12-13 Hackler Championship* 77-78-74 +12 229 64 na
March 20-22 Linger Longer Invit. 73-78-72 +7 223 41 4
March 26 Manor Invitational* 74-75 +5 149 3 na
April 16-17 Wolfpack Intercollegiate 74-70-77 +8 221 27 4
April 22-24 ACC Championships 73-76-78 +11 227 46 4
May 16-18 NCAA Regional 74-69-74 +1 217 45 5
May 27-30 NCAA Championships^ 78-75-72 +15 225 125 4

*Competed as an individual

^Results thru first three rounds before cut

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