2016-17 (RS Freshman)
• Redshirted the season
• 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
• 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
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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